Stroud Town Council is working with Accessible Gloucestershire to review public buildings around the centre of Stroud, to provide more information to people with disabilities to help them to plan their trips.
This scheme covers services such as doctor’s surgeries, leisure facilities and transport facilities.
We eventually hope to offer a small subsidy to willing businesses who are interested in understanding the needs of customers with disabilities.
Christian Drewitt of Accessible Gloucestershire is a trained assessor and has undertaken an audit of a range of facilities with the support of the organisation. Christian can identify the good practice that many businesses have already embedded in their services and feedback potential improvements which could be adopted.
A parallel project to improve hearing loop facilities in the town is also being supported by Stroud Rotary Club, Stroud Town Council and Accessible Gloucestershire.
Stroud Town Council would like to thank all the organisations who have participated in this project to improve information and access to services for those with disabilities.
All reports reflect the experience of the reviewer on the day of the review.
You can read a full report for the following venues:
- Beeches Green Surgery
- Brunel Mall MSCP
- Cotswold Playhouse
- Lansdown Hall and Gallery
- Locking Hill Surgery
- Locking Hill Surgery – Hearing Loop
- Merrywalks Car Park
- Museum in the Park
- Old Town Hall
- Rowcroft Medical Centre
- Stratford Park Leisure Centre
- Stroud Bus Station
- Stroud College
- Stroud Library
- Stroud Registration Office
- Stroud Subscription Rooms
- Stroud Town Council
- Stroud Train Station
- Stroud Valleys Artspace and Goods Shed
- Stroud Valleys Family Practice