Accessible London funds work that improves access to buildings of the civil society and increases disabled people's participation in arts and sporting opportunities.

Solution
Providing access to buildings of civil society
Organization
City Bridge Trust
Country of Implementation
United Kingdom
Region
Europe
Subregion
Western Europe
First published
31.01.2014

The Accessible London program allows voluntary and community organisations to get free advice and funding for improving accessibility to their buildings and services. This program provides funding for access consultancy, specialist disability staff, disability training, physical and sensory building improvements.

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The City Bridge Trust funds access improvements for community organisations; for example, ramps and automatic doors for Archway youth club.

Solution details

People

Jenny FIELD
“We want persons with disabilities to live independently and to fully participate in society. Making community buildings more accessible is an important way of achieving this.” Jenny FIELD

The Accessible London program allows voluntary and community organisations to get free advice and funding for improving accessibility to their buildings and services. This program provides funding for access consultancy, specialist disability staff, disability training, physical and sensory building improvements.

Problems Targeted

Charities and other civil society organisations provide excellent community services. Often the lack of resources creates barriers that prevent persons with disabilities and the elderly from accessing the buildings, participating in sports, cultural or charity activities, and volunteering their time.

Solution, Innovation and Impact

Fund to support projects enabling access to 3ed sector buildings

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166_Accessible London_City Bridge Trust_fotoThe City Bridge Trust funds access improvements for community organisations; for example, ramps and automatic doors for Archway youth club.

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Country of Implementation

United Kingdom

Region of Implementation

Europe