Creating Inclusive Environments (Sensory Trust)
For those interested or involved in making environments more accessible and enjoyable for everyone. Creating Inclusive Environments provides ideas, information and examples of good practice.
Design Guidance (Inclusive Design for Getting Outdoors)
Practical design guidance toolkits – 'The Design of Streets with Older People in Mind' and 'Lifelong Access to Parks and Public Open Spaces' – with design findings and recommendations for policy makers, planners, designers, architects, service providers. These toolkits complement wider UK policy and guidance, including the Manual for Streets (2007), Manual for Streets 2: Wider Application of the Principles (2010) and Designing Streets (2010).
Guidance on the Use of Tactile Paving Surfaces (Department of Transport)
Tactile paving surfaces can be used to convey important information to visually impaired pedestrians about their environment, for example, hazard warning, directional guidance, or the presence of an amenity. This guidance provides detail about the use of a number of different types of tactile surface to give warning of potential hazards and for amenity purposes.