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Changing Places
Amendments to the Approved Documents M: Access to and use of buildings Volume 2 – 2015 edition

The HM Government Online Version concerning Changing Places: Amendments to the Approved Documents M: Volume 2 - 2015 edition In addition to our recent posts, the latest official Announcement on the amendments to the Approved Document M can be seen below and downloaded below. These amendments will be incorporated in [...]

By |2020-09-15T10:42:07+01:00September 8th, 2020|Changing Places|

Changes to Building Regulations for Changing Places

Aveso alongside the Changing Places consortium are delighted to announce the major change to building regulations in England that will require thousands of Changing Places (large (12m2), well-equipped accessible toilet facilities) to be designed and built into new public buildings, from next January 2021. The UK government estimates this will add the toilets to [...]

By |2020-07-27T15:48:33+01:00July 27th, 2020|Changing Places, Uncategorised|

Government announces in Budget £30m for Changing Places

Aveso alongside the Changing Places consortium are delighted to share the news that the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak MP, will be announcing a £30 million investment for Changing Places toilets in the Budget on Wednesday 11th March. The new Changing Places Fund will see the Government match fund the costs of installing Changing Places [...]

By |2020-03-10T18:10:12+00:00March 10th, 2020|Uncategorised|

PCCPA Winner 2018/19: Changing Lives in Hull

The Changing Places campaign has been going from strength to strength since it launched in 2006. Over this 13 year period, we have seen more than 1,300 Changing Places toilets installed, and this year in particular there have been really positive changes to the campaign. The English government has put in place £2 million [...]

By |2019-07-19T08:18:06+01:00July 19th, 2019|Changing Places|

PCCPA Winner 2018/19: Making our roads more inclusive

The Changing Places campaign has been going from strength to strength since it launched in 2006. Over this 13 year period, we have seen more than 1,300 Changing Places toilets in-stalled, and this year in particular there have been really positive changes to the campaign. The English government has put in place £2 million [...]

By |2019-07-18T15:56:12+01:00July 19th, 2019|Changing Places|

Changing Places capital funding for NHS hospitals

Over 250,000 severely disabled people, including those with profound and multiple learning disabilities in the UK, cannot use standard accessible toilets. This number is set to increase in line with demographic trends (as people with very complex needs are living longer). There are currently over 1200 registered Changing Places toilets in the UK but provision on [...]

By |2019-06-20T12:50:05+01:00June 20th, 2019|Changing Places|

Major building rules change to improve accessibility – Consultation now open

Days out will be made easier for severely disabled people after a major change to building rules to improve accessibility, under government plans announced today.   Changing Places – will be made mandatory in new, or majorly refurbished, large buildings used by the public, under the proposals.  Buildings covered include shopping centres, supermarkets, cinemas, hotels, hospitals, leisure [...]

By |2019-05-13T09:44:59+01:00May 12th, 2019|Changing Places|

Accessible service stations move a step closer as Government fund opens

Motorway service stations invited to apply for a share of £2 million in funding for fully accessible toilets. Department for Transport partnering with Muscular Dystrophy UK to fund new facilities, giving disabled people more confidence travelling on the roads. Investment is a key commitment in the Government’s Inclusive Transport Strategy. [...]

By |2019-04-11T09:44:32+01:00April 10th, 2019|Changing Places|

The Importance of Changing Places in the Workplace

The Importance The Importance of Changing Places in the Workplace: The Changing Places campaign continues to go from strength to strength, with more public venues understanding the importance of installing fully accessible toilets. This year alone, the government has released £2 million of funding for motorway service stations to install [...]

By |2019-04-09T15:02:47+01:00April 5th, 2019|Campaigners, Changing Places, Relationship Building|