Fermanagh Area Plan 2007
Proposals: Enniskillen TC16 Facilities for People with Disabilities or Special Needs
|TC 16 Facilities for People with Disabilities or Special Needs|
|The Department will pursue the improvement of facilities for people with disabilities or special needs in the town centre.|
Much work has already been carried out within the town centre to improve facilities for people with disabilities or special needs including extensive kerb lowering and footway ramping at many crossing points. Disabled parking bays have also been provided h on and off srreet.The Department will continue to respond to the need for such improvements in Enniskillen town centre and in particular the following measures will be considered:-
(i) Parking facilities for disabled persons will be maintained at convenient locations within the more central car parks.
(ii) Throughout the town centre area, facilities such as ramps and handrails will continue to be provided if required where changes of level occur; and at selected streets crossings, kerbs will be lowered and ramps provided to facilitate wheelchair users. A special texture finish will be incorporated where practicable for the convenience of the visually impaired.
(iii) The Department will require new or renovated commercial buildings to comply with the guidelines set out in the Development Control Advice Note 1 1 entitled Access for People with Disabilities.