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Historic Buildings and Places

Historic buildings and places are required by law make their services, buildings and places accessible to all.  For example Section 29 of the Disability Act 2005 requires that heritage sites under the ownership of public bodies and to which the public has access to are accessible, as far as practicable, to persons with disabilities. The private and public sector also need to be mindful of the Equal Status Act 2000-2011.

For an organisation to take a holistic approach to accessibility and making their services fully accessible they need to consider a number of issues mainly customer services accessibility; built and external environment accessibility and accessible information provision.  There are a number of benefits to making historic buildings and places accessible including:

OHAC provide a number of services to help you to make your historic buildings and place accessible including:

For further information please call us on 01-4151285 or e-mail [email protected]