Your employees will feel more comfortable conversing with people with disabilities
Disabled customers will receive a warm welcome, get a great impression and will want to return
It's not about spending thousands attitude is free and attitude is everything.
You get included on Access Able's website
You get a sticker to show that you've made steps to become more accessible.
Disabled customers will get a good impression and will want to return.
Our aim is to ensure that the Fylde Coast is a positive for all and that everyone no matter what a person's visible or non-visible disability or accessibility issue may be; it does not prevent them from attending fun events or visiting our fantastic Fylde Coast!
Access Fylde Coast is a pioneering project exceling disabled access across the Fylde Coast and driving Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre into the spotlight as outstanding locations for people with disabilities.
Spearheaded by Disability First and funded by the Coastal Communities Fund to make positive changes across the Fylde Coast.
We’re doing it through
- Free business access guides
- Events featuring high-profile disability performers
- Free disability awareness training
- Enhancing existing events with mobiloos, British Sign Language and more
• Boosting Tourism
• Bolstering the Local Economy
• Breaking Down Barriers
• Creating a Positive Place For All
Helping Businesses Tap Into £14.8 million:
We’re not about being critical. We’re about being helpful. And, you may be surprised at the difference that even a few small, low-cost changes will make to expand your customer base and your bottom line.
Helping Disabled People Make The Most Of The Fylde Coast
So, we offer disabled people ‘buddys’, who can accompany you to our events and our digital app will make it easier to find accessible places – making you feel very welcome, while supporting your independence.
Meet the people who funded our project and find out more about all the amazing work they do.
Hosting All-Inclusive Events
And, in our bid to break down barriers of disability, we’re also hosting world-renowned disabled performers from comedy, art and music at brand new events.
Find Accessible Attractions
We’ve enhanced the popular Blackpool Transport App to provide information in Easy Read and on-screen British Sign Language to make visiting the Fylde Coast extremely accessible.
Support During Your Stay
Whether you’re planning to come to one of the events we’re hosting or enhancing, a trip to the theatre or the cinema or just require accessibility advice during your stay in our beautiful Fylde Coast, a buddy or access guide will team up with you, providing confidence and support during your stay.