Wealden District Council

Access for All Guidance

The following guides have been produced by the Access Officers of Wealden District Council, Brighton & Hove City Council, Eastbourne Borough Council, Hastings Borough Council, Lewes District Council and Rother District Council.

Contents (pdf)

Links exist within this document to all the further documents listed below

01 Approaches and entrances (pdf)

  • Approaches from the boundary and any on-site parking
  • Entrance Doors
  • Entrance Lobbies

02 Internal circulation (pdf)

  • Reception Areas
  • Doors
  • Corridors and passageways
  • Internal lobbies
  • Vertical circulation
  • Switches, controls and sockets

03 Lifts (pdf)

  • Approaches and doors for passenger lifts and platform lifts
  • Controls for passenger lifts and platform lifts
  • Passenger car lifts
  • Platform lifts
  • Stair lifts
  • Fire Safety

04 Wayfinding and signs (pdf)

  • Wayfinding for people who are visually impaired
  • Wayfinding for people who are deaf or hard of hearing

05 Accessible toilets (pdf)

  • Facilities for wheelchair users
  • Facilities for ambulant disabled people

06 Changing and shower facilities (pdf)

  • Changing rooms
  • Shower rooms

07 Entertainment and places of assembly (pdf)

  • Spectator Seating
  • Aids to Communication
  • Other matters

08 Housing (pdf)

  • Building Regulations
  • Lifetime Homes
  • Wheelchair Accessible Housing

09 Customer services (pdf)

  • Shops
  • Offices
  • Automatic Telling Machines (ATMs)
  • Vending machines and the like
  • Public telephones
  • Restaurants and Bars
  • Petrol Filling Stations
  • Visitor Attractions

10 Holiday accommodation (pdf)

  • Hotel accommodation, self-catering accommodation, and static caravan sites
  • Some general points on design

11 External environment (pdf)

  • Pavements and footpaths
  • Changes in Level

12 Car parking (pdf)

  • Car parking bays
  • Ticket machines
  • Numbers of parking bay

13 Means of escape (pdf)

  • Means of warning
  • Escape time
  • Vertical escape
  • Managing evacuation

14 Access to the countryside (pdf)

  • Access to the amenities
  • Facilities

Further information (pdf)