Access for all
Find links to services for disabled people, information about local access group activities and documents containing information about accessible routes, toilets and designs.
Local access groups
Access groups are voluntary community groups that seek to represent the people who live with the daily problems disability presents and help focus the public and private sector on making things easier. Here is a list of contact details for local access groups:
- Lewes Area Access Group email
- Access in Seaford and Newhaven email
- For contact information and to find out more visit the Eastbourne Access Group website
Eastbourne Access Group produces the Eastbourne Access Guide for Disabled People which contains information on accessible places, transport, wheelchair route maps and useful contacts which you can download below. In addition, the Eastbourne Access Group publish information about accessible toilets, accommodation, eating places and much more. To find out more visit the Eastbourne Access Group website.
You can also download information on Lewes District public toilets, including details of accessibility, below.
East Sussex County Council services
East Sussex County Council (ESCC) offers a range of information and services online:
- East Sussex County Council - Blue Badge Find out whether you are able to get a Blue Badge, and how to apply for one for free
- East Sussex County Council - Accessible Parking Bays If you hold a Blue Badge, you may qualify to have a disabled persons' parking bay marked outside your home
- East Sussex County Council - Local libraries You can get help to make changes to your home to make your day-to-day life easier
- East Sussex County Council - Roadworks and Maintenance You can report trip hazards on roads or pavements online
- East Sussex County Council - Disabled access to the Sussex countryside Find out about access to areas of the East Sussex countryside
- East Sussex County Council - Local libraries Find out how about library services for disabled people
- i-go leisure card Provides discounts and offers for disabled young people on leisure activities
Access Statements of public facilities
Access Statements provide information about a building or outside space to enable potential visitors to make an informed decision as to whether it meets their particular access needs. You can find Access Statements on a variety of facilities owned by Lewes and Eastbourne Councils on the Disability Access Statement webpage.