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Accessibility Audits for Herefordshire Businesses

  • Accessibility Audits and written reports for venues including staffing, activities and websites. 

  • Writing access statements for businesses to so their offer is clear and will be picked up by search engines to present the right results for would be customers seeking access information.

  • Mini access audits. We worked with Hereford City Life BID, hotels, restaurants, cafes and retail shops in Hereford to improve their on line and in person message and make that information accessible for those audiences and would-be customers seeking it.   

Training for Access Ambassadors

  • Herefordshire businesses and organisations have benefitted from our advice and also training.  Queenswood Country Park and Arboretum  undertook our Training for Access Ambassadors in December and tweeted "Thank you to Accessible Herefordshire for encouraging us to  be more accessible.  We have a mobility vehicle back on the road"    

  • Queenswood have also completed ground works to improve access on their viewpoint and our volunteer Clem went to check it out and give it the thumbs up (pic below) 

 

 

 

 

 

Consultancy

We advise on access and inclusion requirements for your business.  We charge for this service which allows us to keep going with spreading the word and keeping accessiblity on the agenda for Herefordshire.

 

Wheelchair user and her carer are looking over the viewpoint at Queenswood on a sunny day
Price Guide
Accessible Herefordshire is here to help, advise and provide training within the county. We are a not-for-profit Community Interest Company. We charge for audits consultancy and training. This funding enables us to provide free up to date information and advice to visitors and communities within and to the County of Herefordshire.

We have three packages for Leisure and Cultural businesses and Herefordshire tourist providers.

GOLD £1500
includes site visit in person, website and physical offer review, report, recommendations, Access Statement writing/rewriting) weblinks and social media referrals and inclusion on recommended trails and itineraries, plus a
follow up maintenance review.


SILVER £560
- includes review of online (website and social media) and physical offer, report and recommendations including quick wins and highlighting what is accessible and should be showcased (valuable and cost efficient)


BRONZE £300
1 hour phone consultation with Vicky and Angela - We ask that you give us all relevant information beforehand to maximise and the value of your time.

Accessibility Statement writing £180

Incorporating an access statement for your business or holiday property is not just about meeting legal requirements; it's about embracing inclusivity, fostering trust, and enhancing the overall guest experience. By transparently communicating your property's accessibility features, you attract a diverse range of guests, build customer loyalty, and differentiate your property in the market. So, if you haven't already,  consider including an access statement that showcases the accessibility of your holiday property and unlocks a world of opportunities for both your business and your guests.

It also allows for key words to be included into your website that potential guests are looking for - we can help with these key words. 

Differentiates Your  Business/Property in the Market: In a competitive marketplace, differentiation is key to standing out from the crowd. By highlighting the accessibility features of your business through an access statement, you differentiate it as a leader in inclusive hospitality. This unique selling proposition can attract customers who prioritise accessibility and set your property apart from competitors.


For bespoke packages please contact us to discuss your requirements further.
 

Who are we?

We're dedicated to empowering individuals who require good accessibility by providing comprehensive information and support. Our mission is simple: to gather and open up access-related resources for all.  We are a Community Interest Company and a small team of 2 directors and a handful of volunteers passionate about opening up Herefordshire to visitors, communities and businesses. 

We act as a central hub, facilitating interactions and collaboration between accessibility providers and users. Think of us as a welcoming hug, guiding and signposting individuals on their accessibility journey.  We are able to charge businesses for our consultancy and audit services so that we may help visitors to the county, free of charge, helping them to access the County of Herefordshire and its resources and businesses. 

We're not just about sharing information; we're about fostering meaningful connections and driving action. Through our platform, users can discover a wealth of resources, ideas, and initiatives aimed at promoting accessibility. From accessible venues and services to innovative solutions and inclusive events, we're here to inspire and empower.

But we don't stop there. We actively engage with providers and users, encouraging dialogue and collaboration to address accessibility challenges collectively. Together, we're turning ideas into action and making real progress on the journey towards inclusivity.

Join us in spreading the message of accessibility far and wide. Together, we can create a world where everyone feels welcome, valued, and included.


 

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