Step-by-step guide to campaigning on the high street
Want to campaign to make your local high street accessible?
Use these easy steps to get you there and get local businesses thinking about what they can do to improve their service for disabled people. This could be something as simple as illustrating that they need to leave enough space in the aisle to enable wheelchair users to get around easily or encouraging them to offer disability equality training to their staff.
Step 1 – download and deliver
To kick start your campaign and have the most impact, download the access survey and get it out to businesses near you. This is your first step to get everyone thinking about the importance of access, highlight where they are now and how to make things even better for the future.
Step 2 – speak out
Let others know what you are doing by downloading our ready-made press release and sending it to your local media. This will raise awareness of your campaign and encourage others to support you. It may even get other business to sign up to the survey!
Step 3 – get results
Gather your results and use our simple template to work out what the access picture on your high street is right now.
Step 4 – let people know
Tell the businesses that took part the results of the survey using the thank you letter. You could also send out a press release to publicise the success of your campaign and to demonstrate that small changes can make a big difference.