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North Somerset Access Officer Website

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North Somerset Council host a resource hub site for all things related to physical access.   It provides physical access design guidance for businesses, voluntary groups and professional designers.  

The website aims to support the councils policies on   and whilst it is aimed at users in the North Somerset area, the contents is widely applicable.

"Rather than focusing on just the needs of disabled people, the aim has been to look at everyone's needs. We want multi-user buildings, not simply multi-use," said the council's Access Officer Anthony Rylands. 

"Anyone can use this resource. It has an interactive feature to help you search for guidance in the way you are thinking about issues. So, whether you are an interested lay person, or a specialist, you can search by the words and phrases that spring to mind."