Imagine not being able to hear the speaker across the roar of a crowd, the bank cashier, or a bus driver over the noise of an engine. For many of the one in seven of the UK population with some form of hearing loss, this is a daily reality.
Meet Our Director
From initially working as a contractor for John Lewis, profoundly deaf Director Steven Mifsud (MBE) has grown Direct Access into a global team delivering accessibility services on some of the most iconic construction projects, UNESCO world heritage sites and major transport infrastructure.
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Watch our short video to learn more about where Direct Access began, what we do and how we can help businesses to create a more accessible environment.
We have a strong, established presence in the UK and are often invited to present at conferences across the globe on Universal Design.
Some countries we have worked in include Dubai and Abu Dhabi, where we have engaged with several organisations exploring how the new Dubai Universal Design Code and the Abu Dhabi International Accessibility Standards can be best met. Our UK experience and Ireland includes our work on the Technical Guidance Document, Part M included consultation on Luas, Dublin’s tram network.
At Direct Access, we create opportunities for disabled people, and our senior directors are disabled themselves. Our Access Consultancy team are all disabled people, and at Direct Access, we embrace life experience as a valuable asset that offers insight and motivation.
How Can We Help You Today?
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