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Accessible Thresholds in New Housing: Guidance for House Builders and Designers

Author: Department of the Environment,,Transport and the Regions,
Year: 1999
Type: Book

Abstract:

This booklet outlines the official Department of the Environment,Transport and the Regions(DETR) guidance for house builders and designers, under Part M of the Building Regulations. The guide suggests design solutions to make the thresholds of dwellings more accessible to wheelchair users and people of limited mobility, whilst minimising the risk of water entering the building. Practical examples and diagrams are used to illustrate accessible thresholds.

Further Details

Pages 22
Publish Location London
Publisher The Stationery Office
ISBN/ISSN 0117023337
Keywords access, assistive device, design, housing, mobility, United Kingdom

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