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Artsline, 7 January 2015, 20:35

The new guide contains detailed information for those who have problems getting around, including: Wheelchair users Those with limited walking ability and for whom stairs maybe a challenge families with small children in buggies. The guide is based on information gathered by visits all of it undertaken by volunteers. Like previous ones, it is based on research carried out by disabled people who are familiar with travelling in other countries, both alone and in small groups. Of the three authors, two are wheelchair users and the third has Parkinson's. In its 372 pages, the guide covers: Accommodation with more than 80 accessible hotels, hostels and even camp sites, from those with 5 stars to others with "no-frills". A map shows where they are Getting around, with a commentary on using taxis, minicabs, buses and the tube All the main sights and places of interest including the London Eye, Madame Tussauds and Buckingham Palace together with churches, museums and galleries the big Shops (with a map) Sports Grounds (with information for spectators on the provisions made, and how to find out more details) there's a Good Loo Guide and map for Central London and an extensive Index. The Access Project approach is descriptive, based on years of travelling internationally. Uniquely, this guide integrates and relates the information about where to stay, how to get around and the easiest ways of accessing the main places of interest. Copies of the guide can be obtained by contacting: Access Project (PHSP), 39 Bradley Gardens, West Ealing, London, W13 8HE or by emailing accessinlondon@gmail.com The book is available for 5 + 3 postage and packing. Cheques should be made payable to Access Project or you can use Paypal. Alternatively you may view it via www.accessinlondon.org

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