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PD 6523:1989

Withdrawn
Withdrawn

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Information on access to and movement within and around buildings and on certain facilities for disabled people
Available format(s)

Hardcopy , PDF

Withdrawn date

02-08-2013

Language(s)

English

Published date

31-12-1989

Foreword
Committees responsible
Section one. General
1.1 Scope
1.2 General
Section two. Analysis
2.1 Status, background and purpose
2.1.1 Status
2.1.2 Background and introduction
2.1.3 Purpose and aim
2.2 Scope and application
2.2.1 General
2.2.2 Types of disablement
2.2.3 Types of buildings
2.3 Graphics convention
2.4 Definitions
2.5 Design information
2.5.1 General information on features, fittings and
       spaces included
2.5.2 Information relating to specific buildings
2.5.3 Anthropometric information
2.6 Drafting and presentation
2.6.1 Drafting rules
2.6.2 Contents list
2.6.3 Structure
2.6 4 Provision of information
2.6.5 Figures
2.6.6 Appendices
2.6.7 Cross-referencing
2.6.8 Reference to other documents
2.6.9 Bibliographies
2.6.10 Indexes
2.6.11 Number of pages
Section three. Conclusions and recommendations
3.1 Status, background and purpose
3.1.1 Status
3.1.2 Background and introduction
3.1.3 Purpose and aim
3.2 Scope and application
3.2.1 General
3.2.2 Types of disablement
3.2.3 Types of buildings
3.3 Graphics convention
3.4 Definitions
3.5 Design information
3.5.1 General information on features, fittings and
       spaces
3.5.2 Information relating to specific buildings
3.5.3 Anthropometric information
3.6 Drafting and presentation
3.6.1 Drafting rules
3.6.2 Contents list
3.6.3 Structure
3.6.4 Provision of information
3.6.5 Figures
3.6.6 Appendices
3.6.7 Cross-referencing
3.6.8 Reference to other documents
3.6.9 Bibliographies
3.6.10 Indexes
3.6.11 Number of pages
Section four. Summary
4.1 The need for a British Standard
4.2 The analysis
4.3 Status, background and purpose
4.4 Scope and application
4.5 Graphics convention
4.6 Definitions
4.7 Design information
4.8 Presentation
4.9 The international symbol for access
Appendices
A. Bibliography
A.1 Foreign standards, draft standards and other
       publications
A.2 Other publications considered (not referred to in
       the text)
B. Results of analysis of features, elements, space
       allowances and reach requirements
B.1 General
B.2 Features
B.2.1 Car parking
B.2.2 Open spaces in the immediate vicinity of a building
B.2.3 Dropped kerbs
B.2.4 Ramps
B.2.5 Steps and stairs (internal and external)
B.2.6 Doors and door furniture
B.2.7 Windows and window furniture
B.2.8 Lobbies
B.2.9 Corridors and passageways
B.2.10 Seating areas
B.2.11 Counters and reception desks
B.2.12 Lifts
B.2.13 Lavatories
B.2.14 Auditoria, assembly areas, and induction loops
B.2.15 Public telephones
B.2.16 Kitchens
B.2.17 Bathrooms and showers
B.2.18 Bedrooms
B.3 Elements
B.3.1 Handrails and balustrades
B.3.2 Floor and wall surfaces (internal and external)
B.3.3 Signs and information
B.3.4 Switches and controls
B.3.5 Storage
B.4 Space allowances and reach requirements
B.4.1 Requirement
B.4.2 Components
B.4.3 Information available
B.4.4 Conclusions
C. Types of buildings and associated areas
C.1 General
C.2 Common features, elements and spaces
C.3 Transport buildings
C.4 Industrial and commercial buildings
C.5 Health and welfare buildings
C.6 Entertainment buildings
C.7 Recreation buildings
C.8 Education and scientific buildings
C.9 Residential buildings including domestic housing
D. Ergonomics check-list approach to designing access
       to, and use of, buildings and their surroundings
E. List of individuals and organizations from whom
       advice was sought
Figures
1. Extract from the US Standard (15), illustrating its
     aim and purpose
2. Extract from the Hong Kong Standard (9), describing
     types of disablement considered
3. A detailed description of different groups of dis-
     abled people and the problems they face (taken from
     the English translation of the Danish Standard (5))
4. Extract from US standard (15), illustrating the
     convention used
5. Extract from US Standard (15), showing the
     definition list used
6. Extract from the New Zealand Standard (11), showing
     the list of element, features and applications
7. Extract from the New Zealand Standard (11), showing
     the approach used for applications
8. Extract from the British Columbian Standard (3),
     showing basic reach capabilities of standing adults
     and wheelchair users
9. Contents list (taken from the English translation
     of the Danish Standard (5))
10. Example taken from the Hong Kong Standard (9)
     illustrating the use of criteria with recommendations
     on how such criteria should be met
11. Diagrams taken from the British Columbian Standard
     (3)
12. The approach used in the British Columbian Standard
     (3) for describing the requirements for car parking

An analysis of the contents and recommendations in BS 5810 and BS 5619 together with those in foreign and International Standards, with recommendations on the format and contents of a future British Standard.

Committee
B/559
DevelopmentNote
Inactive for the new design. (04/2008)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
52
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Withdrawn

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