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Disabled Access, Disability Access and Access for All

Access to the historic environment inclusive to all is important. Special care is needed in the case of listed buildings and conservation areas to provide an inclusive approach to accessibility, to meet the requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act and the Equalities Act. Illustrated is an example of a retracting stairs by Sesame Access Systems Ltd, who have successfully installed lifts in over 70 properties in UK and Europe, including Grade I and II* Listed Buildings.

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Companies supplying goods or services for Disabled Access, Disability Access and Access for All
Sesame Access Systems Ltd
Sesame Access Systems Ltd, Unit 1, Cumberland Works, Wintersells Business Park, Byfleet, Surrey KT14 7LF
Tel 01784 440088 Fax 0870 7053252
Sesame Access Systems Ltd designs, builds and installs bespoke platform lifts for Listed Buildings. Our award winning retractable stair lifts give wheelchair users the freedom to access any building.At the press of a button, steps retract into the building to reveal a platform lift! In 2016 Sesame won The Queens Award for Enterprise in Innovation. Our invisible lifts have been installed in Sydney Opera House, Kensington Palace, Qatar National Library and the Bank of England, plus many other iconic buildings across the world.