Category Archives: ACCESSIBILITY

New Accessible Hebden Bridge

Hebden Bridge Disability Access Forum

Festive shopping, eating and drinking for disabled people in Hebden Bridge Last spring, Hebden Bridge Disability Access Forum (HBDAF) updated its Step-free Map of Hebden Bridge, showing safe routes for people with mobility or visual impairments, and its access guide showing places with step-free access, accessible toilets and hearing loops. HBDAF now welcomes some new […]

Disability Access Forum launches Hebden Bridge Access Map and ramps

Hebden Bridge Disability Access Forum

Hebden Bridge Disability Access Forum (HBDAF) has published a map of accessible routes around Hebden Bridge Centre, showing wheelchair friendly pavements, accessible toilets, bus stops and parking spaces. The routes give easy access to people with impaired vision and mobility – around 11% of the population. The map is available to view or print out […]

Visiting and shopping in the town as a visually impaired person

Hebden Bridge Centre

I have lived in Hebden Bridge for a long time and so I have seen the town change considerably and develop.  Over the last few years however, I have lost most of my sight, becoming registered partially sighted in 2010, and registered blind in 2013. A better name for that is severely sight impaired, as […]