disability policy

Aims

To protect the interests and needs of disabled users

To provide dedicated parking spaces where a need is identified

To issue permits in line with local authority guidelines for Blue Badge holders

What we have done

  • Introduced a special permit to identify disabled users, giving them the right to park in any convenient space, including marked disabled spaces
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  • Marked convenient and easy to access spaces for disabled users where required
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  • Provided free disabled parking across campus for Blue Badge holders
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  • Introduced a zero tolerance police for abuse of spaces by non-disabled users
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  • Agreed special ad-hoc temporary arrangements as appropriate

Future Priorities

  • Continue to provide marked disabled spaces where required
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  • Work closely with University Disability Co-ordinators to clarify policy with regard to disabled parking