Motionspot co-founder appointed as Government Champion for accessible design

In a ceremony at Lancaster Gate, The Minister of State for Disabled People, Sarah Newton MP appointed Ed Warner, co-founder of the award-winning, accessible design company Motionspot, as sector champion for the ‘Design of Products and Spaces’. The new role reflects the importance of designing more inclusive environments, accessible products and making those with a disability – who represent 13.2m…

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Assured solution to answer business case for disabled visitors

Ministers are urging the UK tourism industry to recognise the potential value in catering for disabled visitors. Following the 2018 VisitEngland awards for Excellence, both the Minister for Arts Heritage & Tourism, Michael Ellis and Minister for Disabled people Sarah Newton have called for the leisure attractions to cater for disabled visitors and enhance their accessibility. They point out UK…

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Ceiling limit overcome

An innovative solution to help overcome structural limitations in provision of lifting aids for disabled people is being promoted by Closomat. A growing issue for specifiers in the public sector is the need for carers to lift and help the one they care for transfer, particularly with Health & Safety guidelines and an increasingly obese population: thus the need for…

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Head to facilities for share of purple £

Retail outlets could improve their share of a £249 BILLION market simply by improving toilet facilities. Purple Tuesday- November 13- is the UK’s first accessible shopping day; it will see retailers introduce new measures to make shopping more inclusive for customers with disabilities. Ahead of the event, leading accessible toilet solutions provider Closomat, is advising that just providing appropriate toilets…

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‘Best Practice’ in multi-occupancy buildings made simple

‘Best practice’ guidelines for accessibility provision within multi occupancy buildings have been updated, and extended in their remit. To help specifiers and developers get it right, a new white paper has been published. Provision of Assisted Accessible Toilet Facilities/Changing Places in Multi-Occupancy Buildings, has been produced by Closomat, the UK’s leading provider of such bathrooms and washrooms. The paper simplifies…

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Simplified Accessibility CDM

The potential complexity of creating a compliant, accessible facility is simplified with the latest service from Closomat. Britain’s leading provider of accessible intimate hygiene solutions is fully Construction (Design & Management) 2015 compliant. The compliance compliments Closomat’s already proven ability to deliver a comprehensive project management service. The combination means that architects, construction companies etc can contract Closomat to execute…

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Refurbishing and building on new ‘best practice’ guidelines

New ‘best practice’ guidelines have been published addressing bedroom and bathroom accessibility in multi-occupancy buildings- be it new build or refurbishment. Simultaneously, Britain’s leading provider of disabled toileting solutions, Closomat, is announcing new developments that enable hotel, residential and care home operators and communal/supported housing providers to comply, stylishly, with a unique package from specification, through fitting to future service…

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