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    Appliance of Science – Making STEM Careers More Inclusive

    Stephen Hawking was arguably the world’s most famous scientist — dominating the domain of theoretical physics despite dealing with the devastating physical effects of motor neurone disease. However, the UK Government has recognised that too many barriers still remain for people with disabilities who want to carve careers in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths […]

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    Health and Safety in Adapted Properties – 3 Top Tips

    Health and safety should be incorporated into any build — but a ‘safety first’ approach is even more crucial in properties adapted for disabled residents. It’s unlikely that anything unforeseen will ever occur at your property, but accidents do happen, and disabled guests will probably not be able to make their escape from danger as […]

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    3 Partner Firms To Accelerate Your Accessible Property Enterprise

    There are potential pitfalls involved in entering any niche market — but they might be magnified with accessible property. Providing holiday homes for disabled people and their families entails always putting quality first —in terms of top-class customer care, superb staff and fantastic facilities that meet every health and safety standard. So if you’re running […]

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    Third Sector Evolution Disabled Rights Since First World War

    Much of the mass public awareness of the problems faced by disabled people and resulting demands for structured support emerged at the end of the first world war. According to Historic England, over two million British soldiers, sailors and airmen were left permanently disabled — and a perceived lack of state support led to organisations […]

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    Home and Away – Planning a Trip for Disabled Fans

    Football’s the world’s most popular sport by far — a 2018 Nielsen report confirmed that more than four out of 10 people consider themselves football fans. So it’s natural that a significant proportion of those who love the beautiful game are coping with disabilities. Progress on accessibility is still too slow for some observers — […]

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    Ways to Improve Access to your Residential Property

    The impetus for making a property more user-friendly for people with sensory impairments or mobility issues stems from various sources. If you’re a little older and struggling to get around swiftly, tweaking your physical environment allows you to enjoy your family home for longer — and might be cheaper than selling, prior to finding a […]

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    Disability Marketplace success

    The new APR Disability Marketplace feature is certainly proving a great success. The first two items advertised (Chrysler Grand Voyager Entervan and a Balder wheelchair) are now sold. Take advantage of our large user base (40,000 page views per month) to sell new or used disability equipment. We are currently offering one month free advertising, […]

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    North Devon estate agent gets it right!

    Congratulations to our Partner estate agents Bushnell and Green in North Devon! As far as we are aware of Bushnell and Green are the first estate agents anywhere in the country to actively promote property with wheelchair access on their website and in advertising materials. And of course, any wheelchair accessible property advertised by Bushnell […]

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    Accessible Property Register website relaunched!

    We’ve launched a new web design for 2012! We hope you find the site faster, easier to navigate, and more attractive. Enjoy our new features too: Our new page tag (double-click to edit) Our new page tag (double-click to edit)

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    More accessible holiday accommodation for 2012!

    Our list of holiday accommodation with wheelchair access has grown again! Accessible Property Register is proud to advertise some of the highest specification wheelchair accessible accommodation (self-catering, hotels, and B&B) available anywhere. With more than 150 superb destinations across the UK and overseas, we are sure we will be able to offer you something which […]

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    Coming soon – the APR Disability Marketplace

    The APR website is undergoing a major upgrade at the moment – hope to show you the results in a week or two! Among other changes, we are introducing a new section, the APR Disability Marketplace. The Marketplace will be open to anyone selling new or used goods, equipment, or services either designed or suitable […]

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    Good practice in allocating wheelchair accessible housing

    Accessible Property Register is looking for examples of good practice in the allocation of wheelchair accessible social housing (local authority or housing association). Basically, we are looking for anything which works well, but we are particularly interested in systems based on self-assessment by disabled people which can be used to allocate or prioritise accessible or […]

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    Honour for Norfolk accommodation owner

    Congratulations to Mr Robert King (owner of accessible holiday accommodation, King Line Cottages) who has been granted an MBE in the 2011 Birthday Honours list. The award is for services to the tourist industry and disadvantaged people in Norfolk. King Line Cottages provide accessible holiday accommodation for disabled and older people in a tranquil Broads […]

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    APR reaches half million page views

    Accessible Property Register is on course to reach half a million page views this year. Not bad for a website which specialises exclusively in promoting residential property and holiday accommodation with wheelchair access! If you are an estate agent or owner with wheelchair accessible property to sell or let, this is the place to advertise. […]

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    Accessible holiday accommodation custom search

    Following our success in creating a custom search tool for accessible residential property, we are following this up with a second custom search for holiday accommodation. If you are looking for a villa with a pool hoist in Gran Canaria, or a cottage with wheelchair access in Cornwall, then this is the place to start. […]

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