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BS 8300-2:2018 Design of an accessible and inclusive built environment. Buildings - code of practice
Resulting from the restructure of BS 8300 into two parts, BS 8300-2:2018 provides recommendations on inclusive and accessible design of buildings and the spaces within them. Covers: development of the inclusive design strategy; strategic site and building layout; arriving at a destination and parking; access routes to and within buildings; entering a building - doors, access control systems, entrance and reception areas; horizontal movement - corridors and passageways; vertical movement - steps, stairs, ramps, slopes, handrails, lifts; surface finishes; provision of signs and information; audible communication systems; lighting; facilities in buildings - seating, storage, windows, building services, assistance dog toilets; counters and reception desks; audience and spectator facilities; sanitary accommodation - showers, baby changing, toilets; individual rooms - kitchens, bedrooms, quiet spaces; and various building types.
Supersedes BS 8300:2009 (+A1:2010).
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