OBJECTION-Erection of a two storey building with second floor accommodation to provide 5 no. one bedroom flats and 5 no. two bedroom flats with associated parking and amenity space following demolition of the existing commercial building on site

None of the units is designed to provide access and facilities for wheelchair users. The ground floor level is shown 150mm above ground level without ramps. There is no lift to upper floors. In the absence of the scope of Building Regulations to require access and facilities for disabled people it is essential that the proposal demonstrates suitable provision at the planning stage. The development does not conform with the Equalities Act nor Lifetime Homes standard.(approved with conditions and an informative on Equalities Act SCAN objection recorded ) -