Designing an assessible city

guidelines for an accessible built environment for disabled people in the City of London
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Corporation of London , London
StatementJulie Fleck.
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One in every eight accessible spaces, but not less than one, shall be served by an access aisle 96 in ( mm) wide minimum and shall be designated "van accessible" as required by The vertical clearance at such spaces shall comply with