Changing Places Reviews

‘Changing Places’ – University of Birmingham Library

When on the Masters open day at the University of Birmingham myself and my dad were lucky to find a ‘Changing Places’ facility located in the library. I was reassured by this as if I decide to apply for the University of Birmingham to study at postgraduate level, I would need the use of this… Continue reading ‘Changing Places’ – University of Birmingham Library

Changing Places Reviews

Changing Places – Birmingham International Airport

Birmingham International Airport offers a changing place facility which is located in the Departures section after you have passed through security. Although it is located by other toilets it is not obvious it is there, but it does have a sign with the correct symbol for this facility directing you to the facility. The door… Continue reading Changing Places – Birmingham International Airport

Changing Places Reviews

‘Changing Places’ Highcross Shopping Centre

The location of the 'Changing Places' facility within Highcross Shopping Centre is on the ground floor of the main shopping centre, near the other toilets on that floor. There is also the correct symbol and sign within the other toilet signs on this floor which makes it easier for customers with disabilities to locate the… Continue reading ‘Changing Places’ Highcross Shopping Centre

Changing Places Reviews

Changing Places – Cadbury World

The location of the 'Changing Places' facility within the Cadbury world tour is in a corridor off to the entrance and the main check-in desk. I think the location of the facility is very good as means that people can use the facility before and after the tour, visitors with disabilities are also told that they… Continue reading Changing Places – Cadbury World

Changing Places Reviews

Changing Places – Warner Brothers Studio Tour London

Warner Brothers Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter already has great disability awareness and access around the entire tour and it is made further steps including securing a 'Changing Places' facility to ensure that anyone with any type of disability can use the toilet when they are in need of it. The… Continue reading Changing Places – Warner Brothers Studio Tour London

Changing Places Reviews, Disability, My Life

Changing Places Campaign

‘Changing Places' facilities are brand-new, fast growing and are eagerly promoted. More information about these remarkable facilities can be found here: http://www.changing-places.org/ The 'Changing Places' campaign is hoping to open more and more 'Changing Places' all over the UK. Locate your nearest ‘Changing Places' facilities via http://www.uktoiletmap.org or you can download the app! This on-going… Continue reading Changing Places Campaign

Changing Places Reviews, Disability, My Life

My Experience With Changing Places

Having struggled for such a long time, needing the toilet out in public and not able to go, I am rejoiced to announce the new ‘Changing Places' facilities has come to shopping centres and public arena to enhance disabled people's experience out in public. ‘Changing Places' is a brand-new facility which is brand-new and refurbished… Continue reading My Experience With Changing Places

Changing Places Reviews, Disability, My Life

The Radar Scheme

In more recent years, there have been changes that have been put into place as regards to disabled toilets. One of these changes is the radar scheme… On a number of toilets, the door bares a radar key lock. This means that the door cannot be unlocked without a radar key, which only disabled people… Continue reading The Radar Scheme

Changing Places Reviews, Disability, My Life

My Personal Experience Before Changing Places

Before the ‘Changing Places’ facilities were introduced, I could never be as independent as I wanted to be. I have had Cerebral Palsy and use an electric wheelchair. I live every day as it comes, going out with family and friends, trying to not see my disability as I barrier. I am 22 years-old and… Continue reading My Personal Experience Before Changing Places