For more information about the types of access featured in this site, contact:
Telephone 01925 710561
Textphone 07720 188543
Useful networks and further information
www.accessinlondon.org published in 2003, this is a comprehensive guide with useful information about accommodation, travel and access to major sites and attractions across the capital.
http://www.officiallondontheatre.co.uk/access published three times a year, the Access London Theatre guide, produced by the Society of London Theatre (SOLT), features audio-described, captioned and signed performance listings for London and is available in large print, Braille, audio tape and CD.
www.artsline.org.uk information service for arts, leisure and entertainment with details on facilities available at a number of venues across the UK.
Federation of Scottish Theatres Access Guide developed during the Access Scottish Theatre pilot, funded by Scottish Arts Council, 2007 – 2010. This resource provides some useful guidance for the planning and delivery of assisted performances.
www.parkingforbluebadges.com Comprehensive parking and interactive bus information for Blue Badge disabled drivers travelling around London.
www.rnib.org.uk National charity for Visually Impaired People.
www.actionhearingloss.org.uk National charity for deaf, deafened and hard of hearing people.
http://www.hearinglink.org UK organisation for people with hearing loss and their families. They also offer information, services and support for newly deafened people.
www.tourismforall.org.uk Information on accessible accommodation, tourism advice and special offers on hotels.
www.attitudeiseverything.org.uk Attitude is Everything improves Deaf and disabled people’s access to live music by working in partnership with audiences, artists and the music industry to implement a Charter of Best Practice across the UK.
British Sign Language Interpreters
Association of British Sign Language Interpreters www.asli.org.uk
Royal Association for Deaf People www.royaldeaf.org.uk
Speech-to-Text Reporters or STTRs
Association of Verbatim Speech to Text Reporters / AVSTTR www.avsttr.org.uk
See the technical section