Accessible (Disabled) Car Parking

How Big Should Accessible (Disabled) Carparking Spaces Be?

5400mm Long by 2 x 2400mm wide (4800mm wide) (One dedicated parking space + One Shared Space) If two accessible carparks are required, they may use the shared space in between them, however, the size would then be 3 x 2400mm (7200mm wide). More

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Why Are Accessible (Disabled) Car Parks Now So Big?

To permit enough space for a side deployed ramp to enter and exit a motor vehicle. More

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How Many Disabled Car Parks Do I Need?

This is determined by the Building Classification.within the Building Code of Australia. More

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Why ‘Wave to Open’ and ‘Wave to Lock’ Discriminate against People with Disability

  • May 2, 2024
  • Bruce Bromley

We are now regularly seeing the installation of ‘Wave to Open and Wave to Lock’ buttons used on automated...

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Raised Tactile And Braille Signage

  • November 10, 2023
  • Bruce Bromley

We are often asked to assess signage against the requirements of the Disability Access to Premise...

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Accessibility of Public Transport in Action: Passenger Ferries

  • February 14, 2022
  • Bruce Bromley

For public transport operators, accessibility and ease of use are essential to design considerations across...

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