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Forum seeks volunteers for vital access role in £4 billion regeneration project

Aug 15, 20140 CommentsBlog

A new forum is looking for six disabled people to play a vital role in ensuring that one of the capital’s largest regeneration schemes is accessible to disabled people. The £4 billion Brent Cross Cricklewood scheme will create a new town centre across a 350-acre site around Brent Cross Shopping Centre in north London, including… Continue Reading Forum seeks volunteers for vital access role in £4 billion regeneration project

Brent Cross Cricklewood Appoints Tracey Proudlock, Inclusion Champion

Aug 13, 20140 CommentsBlog

  I am delighted to have been appointed to lead the Brent Cross Cricklewood Consultative Access Forum (CAF). I am now looking for disabled people in Barnet, north London to join the CAF and help ensure this development is a world leader for disability and inclusive design. If you or someone you know would like to… Continue Reading Brent Cross Cricklewood Appoints Tracey Proudlock, Inclusion Champion

Government secretly slashes funding for rail access improvements

Apr 07, 20140 CommentsBlog

The government has quietly slashed spending on a programme to improve access to rail stations by nearly 30 per cent, Disability News Service (DNS) can reveal. Network Rail this week published its new £38 billion plan for “delivering a better railway for a better Britain” over the next five years, with “more trains, more seats,… Continue Reading Government secretly slashes funding for rail access improvements

Government ducks challenge on accessible housing

Mar 24, 20140 CommentsBlog

The government has ignored calls to introduce tough new accessible housing standards. The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) announced its plans this week for a “radically simplified” system of standards in the design and construction of new homes. The aim is to reform England’s current jumble of building regulations, guidance, codes, and local… Continue Reading Government ducks challenge on accessible housing