About Access in the news

Help for hotels from About Access: March 2013

Ian Streets, Managing Director of About Access, praised leaders of the hospitality industry throughout Hull and East Yorkshire for their level of awareness of the difficulties facing some of their guests.


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About Access invited to advise hospitality industry: February 2013

Leaders of the hospitality industry throughout Hull and East Yorkshire are to receive expert advice on how to boost business – and keep on the right side of the law – by looking after disabled guests properly.

Ian Streets, Managing Director of About Access, will brief members of the Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitality Association (HEYHA) about the provisions of the Equality Act 2010.


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Historic sites assessed by About Access: April 2012

English Heritage turned to an access consultant from East Yorkshire to ensure their historic buildings don’t become tourist traps this summer.

Ian Streets, Managing Director of About Access, was invited by the organisation, which is the Government’s statutory adviser on the historic environment, to tender for the contract to conduct access audits of some of its most famous properties.


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Audits help Virgin group plan budgets: March 2012

An East Yorkshire business which specialises in identifying property access issues is emerging as a leader in its field after completing two major projects for Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Holidays.

About Access has now completed a full audit of two buildings housing more than 1,000 people at Virgin Atlantic’s administration and training centres at Crawley in Sussex.


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About Access joins Chamber: February 2012

A company which is winning recognition nationally for its work to ensure public and private sector organisations are genuinely open for business has now joined the Hull & Humber Chamber of Commerce

About Access is a leader in advising on accessibility of premises and making sure they can be used by disabled people.


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National recognition for About Access: January 2012

Ian Streets, Managing Director of About Access, has been appointed as the Access Association’s representative on BSI Standards as it works to improve access to the built environment.

As a member of the National Register of Access Consultants and the Access Association, Ian Streets works with BSI Standards, the UK’s national standards body, to advise on appropriate designs for buildings and their surrounding areas.


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