Access News

News & Information about access in Wolverhampton
and further afield

 

Access 4 All

Do you want to know which hotels are accessible, what your bank is doing to help you use their services? You might want to check out Direct Enquiries Right now, there is more infomration about other cities, like Birmingham, Exeter and Sheffield than there is about...

London Attractions access not good enough

Two years after the London Olympics was supposed to act as a platform for integrated mainstream disability access, many London attractions are failing, and some are very good. This seems to be the conclusion drawn from looking at  2 recent access surveys of London...

City Centre changes

update regarding city centre improvements:-   A new controlled crossing facility has been installed on Pipers Row, near the junction of Queen Street, which will improve access to the bus station. A new controlled crossing facility has also been installed at the...

Bus changes

Bus stops in Wolverhampton are changing on the 30th and 31st of August. Ring and Ride Ring and Ride will pick up at the bottom of Market Street. There will also be changes to the 1, 3, 4, 25a, 25c, 26a, 27, 27a, 28, 28e, 39, 59, 61, 69, 89, 70, 79, 81, 905 Some...

Ring Road Crossing

From the Access Officer: Due to the works at the new Sainsbury’s and on Peel Street car park there have had to be some changes to access across the car park for safety reasons. The subway access steps to the car park will be opened and the other half of the old toucan...

Calling Powered Chair Users

Rica has launched a national survey for powered wheelchair users and carers to tell about their experiences of obtaining and using their powered wheelchair. The survey is aimed at wheelchair users living in the UK – including both adults and children – and is being...

Barriers to equality

This is one of the excerpts from the excellent Disability Rights Commission video on the barriers disabled people face. It gives a good understanding of the social model of disability - One Voice uses it in training sessions. It shows a world turned on it's head,...

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