On this page you can 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:
Eastbourne Access Group produces the Eastbourne Access Guide for Disabled People which contains information on accessible places, spaces and transport around Eastbourne. It also provides wheelchair route maps and useful contacts. In addition, the Eastbourne Access Group publish a list of public toilets in Eastbourne including accessible toilets. To download these documents go to the 'Accessible Toilets and Eastbourne Access Guide' tab below. You can find additional information about public toilets in Eastbourne on the Eastbourne community toilets page.
Lewes District public toilets, including details of accessibility, can also be found in the 'Accessible Toilets and Eastbourne Access Guide' below.
East Sussex County Council services
East Sussex County Council (ESCC) offers a range of information and services online:
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 .