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What is a portable ramp?
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What is a portable ramp?

A portable ramp is an easily removable system that provides temporary wheelchair access over a small step, kerb or entrance into a car. The product is mostly used when a fixed ramp solution such a modular ramp is not required. Portable ramps are made from a variety of materials, e.g. plastic, rubber or aluminium.

Ramps suitable for hospital beds & Patient equipment
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Ramps suitable for hospital beds & Patient equipment

Patient-moving equipment such as hospital beds and stretchers are in use daily in healthcare and NHS facilities. At times, these are moved in and out of buildings, and provisions need to be made to allow a quick exit for beds in the event of a fire.

What is a Disabled Facilities Grant?
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What is a Disabled Facilities Grant?

A Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) is a means-tested grant for disabled people who need financial assistance with home adaptations.

Our Official COVID-19 Response: Supporting The National Health Service (NHS)
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Our Official COVID-19 Response: Supporting The National Health Service (NHS)

During this Coronavirus pandemic, Rapid Ramp seeks to continue our services to the high priority cases, which will reduce the pressure on our National Health Service.

Improving disabled access at UK festivals
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Improving disabled access at UK festivals

Most people can enjoy access to music at any time, anywhere. However, for wheelchair users and those with disabilities, seeing their favourite band live can be mentally or physically challenging without the right provisions in place.

Wheelchair Ramp Maintenance, Cleaning, Powder-Coated Finish
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Wheelchair Ramp Maintenance, Cleaning, Powder-Coated Finish

The Rapid Ramp System needs very little maintenance. However, we have given a few suggestions that should help increase your wheelchair ramp's longevity.

What is a DDA compliant Ramp?  - Compliance with Disability Discrimination Act
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What is a DDA compliant Ramp? - Compliance with Disability Discrimination Act

The Equalities Act 2010 replaced the Disability Discrimination Act of 2005 (DDA). However, the term 'DDA compliant ramp' is still commonly used when discussing laws protecting the rights of disabled people to access buildings and spaces.

How to build a modular wheelchair ramp
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How to build a modular wheelchair ramp

What is a GRP Ramp?
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What is a GRP Ramp?

GRP (Glass Reinforced Plastic), an slip-resistant surface solution for ramps and steps.

Wooden Ramps vs Metal Ramps
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Wooden Ramps vs Metal Ramps

Metal ramps are increasing in popularity. They are quick and easy to install and overcome many of the obstacles faced by wooden ramps.

Concrete Ramps vs Metal Ramps
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Concrete Ramps vs Metal Ramps

Metal ramps are increasing in popularity. They are quick and easy to install and overcome many of the obstacles faced by traditional concrete.

Why do we talk about ‘Warm-to-Touch’ Handrails?
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Why do we talk about ‘Warm-to-Touch’ Handrails?

When bitter weather sets in, external uncoated metal handrails can become extremely cold to the touch. Likewise, when the sun beats down on uncoated rails, the heat becomes unbearable.

THE UK’S EXPERTS IN MODULAR RAMP SYSTEMS.

Rapid Ramp

10 Menzies Road, Ponswood Industrial Estate, St Leonards on Sea, TN38 9BB

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