martin affleck consultancy

A registered access consultant working with disabled people, service providers, developers and designers to improve access and heed the spirit of the Disability Discrimination and Equality Acts.




experience and range of audits

Picture of Martin working with staff and disabled 

Martin (at the back in the blue tie) working with staff and disabled people at a weekly disability drop in session for Portsmouth City Council.


For more than 30 years, my work as an architect has closely involved disabled people and access issues. Since 1997, I have concentrated on my work as a disability access consultant.

My involvement with disabled people and knowledge of disability factors enables me to provide practical solutions in addition to the guidance standards and regulations.

During my career, I have:

  • Worked on over 2000 access audits
  • Run disability knowledge training sessions for designers
  • Run disability awareness training sessions for employees
  • Organised wheelchair basketball matches for disabled and other people
  • Set up and served on access groups
  • Involved disabled people in design and auditing processes

I produce Access Statements, Access Appraisals and Desk Top Studies for projects. I also assist Local Authorities in providing access comments on Planning and Building Regulation applications. I provide a port of call for some authorities to refer local businesses to for free advice over the phone.


Buildings and environments audited and advised on have included:

  • Arts Centres
  • Banks
  • Bowling Pavilions
  • Cafes
  • Car Parks - ground level
  • Car Parks - multi storey
  • Churches
  • Civic Centres
  • Clinics
  • Clubhouses
  • Colleges
  • Community Centres
  • Council Offices
  • Countryside and Woodland
  • Dental Practices
  • Doctors' Surgeries
  • Ferries
  • Ferry Ports
  • Fitness Suites
  • Health Centres
  • High Streets
  • Historic Buildings and Sites
  • (including Stonehenge)
  • Hospitals
  • Hospital Secure Units
  • Hotels and Guest Houses
  • Housing and Flats
  • Leisure and Sports Centres
  • Libraries
  • Medical Centres
  • Museums
  • Night Clubs
  • Offices
  • Open Spaces
  • Parks
  • Pavements
  • Pedestrian Areas
  • Piers
  • Play Areas
  • Residential Blocks and Developments
  • Restaurants
  • Schools - Local Education Authority
  • Schools - Private
  • Sheltered Housing Schemes
  • Shops
  • Shopping Centres
  • Show Houses
  • Sports Changing Rooms
  • Sports Pavilions
  • Swimming Pools
  • Theatres
  • Tourist Information Centres
  • University Offices
  • University Research Facilities
  • University Residential Accomodation
  • University Teaching Blocks
  • University Hospital Areas

Picture of covers of audit reports.

martin affleck consultancy

Phone: 079 3908 7679
Address: 49, Annweir Avenue, Lancing, West Sussex, BN15 9NE

Back to the top of this page