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ABACUS DISABLED ACCESS - in the Taunton / Wellington / Chard areas in Somerset and also covering Devon.

Gammon Barn, Ham, Wellington (nr Taunton), Somerset, TA21 9JB, UK | Click here to email us | Tel: 01823 664509

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Disabled access, wheelchair access and disability adaptations / modifications in Somerset and Devon.

Meet the Team
Meet the Team

Based in Wellington (near Taunton) in Somerset, and also covering Devon, Abacus Disabled Access helps you to ensure that your business complies with the Disability Discrimination Act, and to adapt private dwellings to suit disabled individuals.

Wheelchair Ramp

Abacus Construction understands that people with disabilities may require help in adapting their existing home / workplace to make their living / workspace more comfortable and greater freedom.

We have been trading in your area for over 25 years and we have undertaken many projects such as ramp access to classrooms with handles, ramp access to domestic properties, widening doors, new kitchens and new wet rooms adapted to meet your needs. We have also fitted a 3 storey lift specifically for disabled access.

Wheelchair access ramp

How Abacus Disabled Access can help you

Abacus Disabled Access can provide all the construction services required to adapt buildings and improve access for wheelchair users. We can enhance any areas used by people with disabilities or who have mobility difficulties - both in the commercial and private sectors. These include wheelchair access ramps, door widening and domestic adaptations.

We will ensure that we select only high quality disability access fixtures and fittings from a wide range of suppliers to ensure that the customer has a wide choice to suit the application and budget.

Here is a list of the property adaptations for wheel chair users and people with mobility difficulties that we can provide:

Wheelchair lift installed in a church
  • Disabled ramps
  • Widening doors to accommodate wheelchair access
  • Lifts
  • Modified stairs
  • Chair lifts
  • Platform lifts
  • Step lifts
  • Hoist installation
  • Wet rooms and modified bathrooms
  • Easy access showers (low level trays, easy access ramps, half height screens)
  • Hoist installation
  • Specialist baths (walk in baths, walk in / sit down baths / slide in baths for wheelchair users)
  • Adapting kitchens for disabled use.
  • Adjusting light fittings and socket heights
  • Adapting alarms

We will undertake all work under the latest health & safety standards.

What is The Disability Discrimination Act?

Disability Discrimination Act

The Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) 1995 aims to end the discrimination that faces many people with disabilities. This Act has been significantly extended, including by the Disability Discrimination (NI) Order 2006 (DDO). It now gives people with disabilities rights in the areas of:

  • employment
  • education
  • access to goods, facilities and services, including larger private clubs and transport services
  • buying or renting land or property, including making it easier for people with disabilities to rent property and for tenants to make disability-related adaptations
  • functions of public bodies, for example issuing of licenses

Call us now on
01823 664509
mobile 07889 460500
or click here to email us