Following extensive consultation, the long-awaited revision to BS 8300 has finally been released. The publication is entitled BS 8300:2009 Design of buildings and their approaches to meet the needs of disabled people – Code of practice, and includes:
* amendments to existing guidance, bringing a number of recommendations in line with other standards
* completely new guidance, concerning elements such as parking provision and Changing Places facilities
* recommendations that allow for greater flexibility in certain situations
If you want to know how these changes may affect you please get in touch.