Design Brief:To design and install a removable ramp and platform that would allow wheelchair users access to the side entrance to The Birchcliffe Centre in Hebden Bridge.Project Constraints: The entrance was situated on a relatively steep slope so running a ramp directly off of the entrance steps wasn't an optionThe double doors opened outwards so anything [...]
Design Brief:To design a ramp and platform that would allow wheelchair users access to Greenwich University's new accessible sports changing facilities. Project Constraints: The ramp system had to allow access for both wheelchair users and pedestrians, including both ramped access and a stepped approach for pedestriansThe approach ramp had to be wide enough to allow wheelchair users [...]
Bentley Fielden Ltd, featured in a recent article in 'Access & Mobility Professional' about wheelchair ramps.
Access & Mobility Professional July '17Great article detailing all the latest news from the wheelchair ramp sector, with contributions from Bentley Fielden Ltd
Design Brief:To design a ramp to enable cleaning staff to transfer their cleaning trolleys from an elevated station platform, down into a train carriage.The ramp needed to be between <1600mm in width, needed to weigh no more than 15kg, had to have a weight capacity (SWL) of 250kg, require minimal maintenance and most importantly, be [...]
Interested in Disability Sports – Here’s a brief guide on what’s out there and how to get involvedInterested in Disability Sports – Here’s a brief guide on what’s out there and how to get involvedIf you have a disability and are interested in participating in some form of disability sports, there are plenty to choose [...]
Scenario:The client required a bespoke threshold ramp to allow them to deliver and collect AGA Range Cookers, without the risk of damaging wooden and UPVC door thresholds.One of the main issues was the actual weight of the product, with some AGA’s exceeding 500kgs, so we were tasked with making a ramp that was light enough [...]