Wheelchair ramps in Ireland

Wheelchair ramps in Ireland

Published on Wednesday 4th August 2021

Rapid Ramp serves Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland for any public access ramps & step projects. Service packages include Supply Only, Supply & Installation and Ramp Rental. These are available across all regions for public access projects.

Rapid Ramp serves Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland for any public access ramps & step projects. Service packages include Supply Only, Supply & Installation and Ramp Rental. These are available across all regions for public access projects.

 

Ramps and the Building Regulations in Ireland

The building regulations surrounding ramped and stepped access in Ireland is the same as in the UK.

Specifiers and architects must adhere to both Part M and K of the Buildings Regulations.

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There are some minimum requirements that need to be met to ensure compliancy...

For public buildings including (but not limited too) schools, hospitals, shops, airports, and train stations:

  • The minimum width of a ramped approach is 1500mm, and the gradient is 1:15 (Doc M. Vol 2. Page 19. 1.26e / BS8300-1. Page 41).
  • The minimal length of a level platform is 1500mm (Doc M. Vol 2. Page 20h / Doc. K 2.13b / BS8300-1. Page 41).
  • The minimum step width is 1500mm (Doc M. Vol 2. Page 19 1.26e / BS8300-1. Page 36).
  • The minimum handrail height for a level platform is 1100mm (Doc K. Page 24. Diagram 3.1. / BS8300-1. Page 42).

>Further information on the ramp regulations to public buildings<

Previous Projects

Ramps and Steps to Belfast Transport Hub

Wheelchair ramps in Ireland

Supply Only St Malachy's Primary School, Londonderry

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