Wheelchair Housing Design Guide

Front cover of wheelchair housing design guide, 3rd edition The third edition of Habinteg's Wheelchair Housing Design Guide is now available.

Filled with practical advice and insightful design considerations, this invaluable guide provides all the information you need to help deliver good quality wheelchair accessible housing. The design details and technical illustrations take into account good practice standards, including how to meet and surpass the Building Regulations AD M4 (3) Category 3.

This Habinteg guide has been produced with expert contributors from the Centre for Accessible Environments and the Royal College of Occupational Therapists Specialist Section – Housing, along with input from a cross-section of experts including building control, architects, developers and other housing professionals.

  • Includes clear cross-references to AD M4(3)
  • Technical diagrams illustrating design details
  • Simple to follow guidance on best practice and technical provisions

"The clear explanations and the reasoning behind the technical standards will help practitioners gain a better understanding of how to maximise the independence of residents – and will be particularly useful to those who wish to go beyond basic minimum standards and help create inclusive and cohesive communities”

Julie Fleck, OBE, MRTPI
Strategic Access and Inclusive Design Adviser / BEPE Project Lead

To order a copy of the Guide, please visit the Centre for Accessible Environments online bookstore

If you are a member of RCOTSS-Housing and wish to order a copy, please email us with your name and Specialist Section Housing membership number.

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