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Extra accessibility on the motorway with Closomat

  • 10 Jun 2019

Continuing investment in its facilities is allowing Extra MSA Group to become one of the most accessible motorway service area operators in the UK, courtesy of Closomat.

The Group currently operates seven Extra umbrella branded service area facilities, together with another under construction, at Leeds.

By the end of 2020, the majority of Extra MSA’s will have Changing Places toilet facilities, the first of which are already in place and now operational.

Closomat, Britain’s leading provider of the specialist assisted accessible toilets, has supplied and installed the equipment for the Changing Places facilities at A1M J10 Baldock and M40 J2 Beaconsfield, located by existing main toilets on each site.

M25 Cobham Services will follow later this year, with A14 (M11) Cambridge and A1M J17 Peterborough planned for 2011.

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Jerry Storer, Extra MSA Group Senior Operations Executive, continued: “We want every visitor to enjoy the best facilities we can offer.

“We are funding the provision of Changing Places toilets to give improved facilities for the disabled public at our sites. Everyone needs to take a comfort break when travelling. Changing Places toilets help us meet the needs of as many people as possible.”

Changing Places toilets offer additional space and equipment, including a ceiling track hoist and adult-sized changing bench, to conventional wheelchair-accessible WCs.

They mean people who need help to toilet can still address their hygiene needs away from home in suitable environments. Changing Places are, under British Standards, deemed best practice for accessibility.

Their validity in locations to which the public have access is becoming recognised to the extent that the Government is committing funding for their provision in motorway services and NHS hospitals.

Closomat has become the ‘go to’ company for Changing Places; the original sponsor of the Changing Places campaign a decade ago; its website is an exemplar resource for campaigners, providers and specifiers alike, with a raft of support information including white papers, calling cards, CAD blocks, video and case studies.

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Closomat
Building 1, Brooklands Place,
Brooklands Road,
Sale,
Cheshire,
M33 6SD,
United Kingdom

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