Nowadays, commercial properties have a legal obligation to provide suitable access for those classified as disabled, to comply with the Disability Discrimination Act 1995. To ensure the provision of practical access points for the disabled, many premises need to make ‘reasonable adjustments’ which ensure all individuals are free to enter and exit the property as they please. To ensure you have fitted functional, easy-to-use access equipment at your property, we here at K5 have discussed the most effective access products available in today’s market, with specific focus on wheelchair ramps and motorised stairlifts.
There are many products available throughout the UK, which have been specifically designed to enable easy-access for those who are disabled; and as someone who is responsible for a commercial, retail, private or public property, you are legally required to provide sufficient alterations. Yet, before you start making structural modifications to your property, you should first read this helpful guide on wheelchair ramps and stairlifts.
Lightweight, strong and user-friendly, the wheelchair ramps available to buy from us at K5 allow wheelchair users to gain quick and convenient access to your property. They can be easily installed, and do not require alterations to the building itself, which coincidentally make them very cost-effective and one of our most popular products.
Stairlifts are great for properties which have lots of stairs, but have no lift to enable access to the upper levels of the property for disabled individuals. It is for this reason that the stairlift is typically purchased, as it enables quick and easy access for those who with limited mobility.
For further details on the types of access products available from us at K5, please feel free to browse through our online website which provides full product descriptions of both the wheelchair ramps and stairlifts. To call us directly, simply dial 01234 354 539.