Disability access
For us, it’s personal

Direct Access is a disability-owned and operated international accessibility consultancy. International Access Consultants, local presence.


We enable organisations to create inclusive environments that meet and exceed Equality Act 2010 (formerly known as the Disability Discrimination Act or DDA), British Standards BS 8300 and the different building regulations in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.


Our team of disabled people is an integral part of local communities combining local knowledge of accessibility with emerging international best practices.

A selection of our work

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Direct Access were appointed to provide accessibility audits for The Kemnal Academies Trust, one of the largest English Multi-Academy Trusts with 45 Primary and Secondary Academies. 

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UNBOXED 2022 is an 8-month long UK festival that celebrates creativity, innovation, and culture in a variety of towns and cities across all four nations.

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Direct Access is working with Keolis and STRYAL in Lyon to improve access to bus, tram, metro, and both TER regional and SNCF intercity rail services.

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The Science Museum Group, the world’s leading group of science museums appointed Direct Access in 2021 to undertake accessibility reviews of three key museum sites.

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Direct Access were appointed the Universal Design Access Consultants for Expo 2020 Dubai, the first ever world exposition to be held in the Middle East region and largest worldwide to date.

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Direct Access is providing accessibility audits of three iconic Belfast entertainment and conference venues: Ulster Hall, Waterfront, and the International Convention Centre, Belfast (ICC).

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View Article: Making heritage sites inclusive and accessible for disabled people

Making heritage sites inclusive and accessible for disabled people

Reserving our heritage and learning from the successes and mistakes of old are crucial in the development of a positive and better tomorrow. And nowhere is this truer than in the world of man-made structures.

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