The 2019 Blue Badge Access Awards held on 7th October attracted some notable press: iNews Concentrated on the Ludicrous Loo Award won by the Beachside Grill at the Sands Hotel, Saunton. Used as a cleaning cupboard as well as a toilet. They’ve promised to better so if anyone goes there please report back! Scottish Field…

Accessibility Championed at Inaugural Blue Badge Access Awards 7th Oct 2019  The inaugural Blue Badge Access Awards were held at The Langham London with the support of charity Leonard Cheshire Disability. Thirteen winners were awarded on the basis of celebrating thoughtful and stylish inclusive design and business practices across the world. This year’s winners included…

The Michelin Guide now notes if a venue is ‘wheelchair accessible’ – I know, it means nothing for people with other disabilities let alone wheelchair users. There’s so much more to accessibility than just standard wheelchair access. That’s one of the myths the Blue Badge Access Awards (BBAAs) want to dismiss along with the perception…

We reviewed the original Petersham Nurseries in Richmond where the access was tricky over gravel in a field/nursery so we’re encouraged to hear they opened another in the more accessible Covent Garden. I went with friend of BBS, Sophie Morgan and here’s the review which has meant they’re nominated for a Blue Badge Access Award…

On 7th Oct 2019 we will be presenting the winners of The Blue Badge Access Awards at The Langham in London (tickets available here) and here’s one of the nominees for Best Restaurant: Visited by The Relative Lieutenant Hicce is located within the pedestrianised Coal Drops yard of Kings Cross (which BTW has 3 accessible toilets!).…

The Blue Badge Access Awards are  here and judging is underway find out who wins in the Accessibility with Style stakes…………… The Blue Badge Access Awards are celebrating exceptional approaches to accessibility and inclusive design across the world. Join us on the 7th October, 7pm, to celebrate venues and organisations, from across the globe, that welcome…

Update Aug 2019: The Globe has been nominated for Blue Badge Access Awards because of this nomination……….. “Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London and its access manager David Bellwood. They provide access across the board as well as accessible performances such as relaxed, captioned, audio described and signed. After losing my sight they gave me back Shakespeare…

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