Refuse collection and emergency vehicle access within the UK must adhere to the principles set out in the UK’s Building Regulations, DfT’s Manual for Streets and the relevant local authority design requirements for swept path analysis. This is a critical factor in the success of the design and directly impacts both the operation and design life of the site, yet is too often under-delivered as a last minute tick-box exercise.
For this AT Tips Webinar, we will briefly detail the requirements that UK designers, engineers and architects must adhere to, provide guidance on selecting appropriate design vehicles and demonstrate how to present simulations to clients.
Simulating and documenting vehicle access
- What guidelines do you need to adhere to and who publishes them?
- Selecting appropriate design vehicles & how many vehicles should I check access for?
- How to present analysis to clients
- What is (and is not) acceptable as a vehicle access check