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Property and holiday accommodation with wheelchair access

The Accessible Property Register advertises accessible and adapted property at two levels:

1. Accessible Property - minimum access criteria

Any property advertised on this website must meet the following five minimum criteria.
  • Parking available (off-street or unrestricted on-street).
  • Step free approach (no steps between parking and entrance to property)
  • Level/ramped access (one or more level or ramped entrances)
  • Entrance level WC
  • Level access to main living floor rooms
Flats in multi-storey blocks qualify providing there is suitable lift access.

2. Accessible Property Plus

Properties advertised as 'Accessible Property Plus' will meet our minimum access criteria and will in addition contain one or more features or adaptations which may make the property more suitable for someone with a physical or other impairment. Property designated Accessible Property Plus may be particularly suitable for a wheelchair user. Some properties in this category will have been specifically designed or adapted for wheelchair use.

Accessible Property Plus might include any of the following and features will be displayed with property details:
  • Entrance level bath or shower room.
  • Adapted bathroom (e.g. bath with electrically operated seat, walk-in bath, fixed or drop-down handrails etc.)
  • Level entry (roll-in) shower/wet room
  • Adapted kitchen (e.g. lowered working services)
  • Wide doorways - external 800mm, internal 750mm
  • Entrance-level bedroom(s) (bedroom, or room that could reasonably be used as a bedroom, an entrance level)
  • Self-contained annexe (Bedroom, bath/shower, WC. May include cooking facilities)
  • Access to upper floor(s) via stairlift
  • Access to upper floor(s) via wheelchair accessible lift (including weight limit)
  • Ceiling hoist
  • Intercom (may incorporate remote door opening)
  • Retirement accommodation (showing any minimum age requirement)
  • Warden or other assistance available (assistance on call for all or part of each 24-hour period)