Offers guidance about the alterations and adaptations to non-residential buildings that can be made to allow better access for disabled people to existing buildings. This will also improve access for all who need to use the building. Covers legislation, user needs, management, communications and wayfinding, historic buildings, case studies. Part 2 details the design guidance of external approach, entrances, reception, horizontal and vertical circulation, lighting, colour and acoustics, services, evacuation and facilities.
Supersedes SP127 - Buildings for all to use.
CIRIA was formerly known as the Construction Industry Research and Information Association. They are a member-based research and information organisation who publish reports and technical papers covering building and civil engineering as well as transport and utilities infrastructure.
NBS has produced specification systems and information products for construction industry professionals for more than 40 years. The National Building Specification is the recognised UK national standard and is used by over 5,000 organisations. NBS is part of RIBA Enterprises Ltd.
IHS Markit is a leading global source of critical information and insight for customers in a broad range of industries. Our customer product and service solutions span four major areas of information: energy, product lifecycle management, environmental and security. By focusing on our customers first, we deliver data and expertise that enable innovative and successful decision-making. Customers range from governments and multinational companies to smaller companies and technical professionals in more than 180 countries. IHS has been in business since 1959 and employs more than 3,500 people in 35 locations around the world.