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Wheelchair Ramps

drive in ramp

Introducing the combi! Purchasing a portable drive-in system has never been easier

The Ramp Factory is well known for its portable wheelchair ramps. Customers may not always desire a permanent wheelchair ramp outside their home, whether for reasons of security or curb appeal. Combining two of our most popular products, the aluminium folding wheelchair ramp and the rubber threshold ramp, the combi provides a complete solution for ...
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Wheelchair Joining Supports

Wheelchair Joining Supports

Supports for connecting wheelchair ramps are an innovative way to extend the length of a ramp that may be too short on its own. Using joining supports for wheelchair ramps provides several advantages. Firstly, it allows for easy customization of ramp length, ensuring that individuals with mobility challenges can access different heights and ...
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Wheelchair Ramp Length Calculator - Guide to Calculating Your Ramp Length

This blog aims to help The Ramp Factory customers identify the Wheelchair Ramp Length they require. Using this guide to calculating the required ramp length, customers will be able to easily identify which ramp length, and type will be most suitable for their needs. The blog also provides helpful information on how to use, and choose the correct ...
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The Ramp Factory

2023 in Review - The Ramp Factory

2023 was a busy year for The Ramp Factory! From moving to a larger warehouse to launching new products, we have been hard at work to continue providing you with ramp solutions for all your needs! Below we have captured some of our best moments! New Warehouse After outgrowing our warehouse in Esher, Surrey, we moved to a new warehouse in leafy ...
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Accessibility & Disability
Event Wheelchair Friendly with a multifold wheelchair ramp

Make Your Event Wheelchair Friendly

With 2024 fast approaching, you may be considering how to make your event wheelchair friendly - or any subsequent event - disability-friendly or wheelchair-friendly. The Ramp Factory offers a wide range of ramps, and cable protectors that protect pedestrians and, of course, cables and equipment from damage. Perfect for any event! In addition, we ...
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Accessibility & Disability
Modular wheelchair ramp

Step by step guide to Modular Ramps

Made in Europe, our range of steel and aluminium semi-permanent wheelchair ramps are perfect for mobility scooters, wheelchairs and walkers. These modular ramps are available in galvanised steel and aluminium and can be customised to meet your requirements, for example, to include handrails, steps and additional turning ...
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wheelchair ramps

All I want for Christmas are Ramps

As Christmas approaches and you anticipate visiting family and friends, all you want for Christmas this year are ramps. With our bestselling range of mobility ramps for manual wheelchairs, electric wheelchairs, and scooters, The Ramp Factory wants to make your Christmas wish come true. Our ramps are designed to provide safe and easy access for ...
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Accessibility & Disability
RollAble Ramp

RollAble Ramp

  It is with great excitement that we announce the launch of the new RollAble Ramp from The Ramp Factory. This innovative product offers a quick and easy solution to access issues in any home. It is lightweight, yet strong and durable, and can be easily rolled up and out of the way when not in use. The RollAble Ramp is the perfect ...
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Wheelchair Ramps
Wheelchair Ramp with Handrails

New Wheelchair Ramp Lengths

We have expanded the range of one of our best-selling ramps in order to better meet the demands of our customers. New wheelchair ramp lengths have been added to The Ramp Factory's all-weather wheelchair ramp, in 4ft and 5ft, making this ramp all the more versatile. All-weather wheelchair ramps are available from The Ramp Factory in a variety of ...
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Wheelchair Ramps
Wheelchair ramp for steps

Ramps for steps

Having ramps for stairs, particularly front door steps, is essential if you wish to remain independent. Ramps for steps ensure that you can come and go as you please, without relying on others for assistance. Additionally, ramps can also provide easy access for disabled visitors. The Ramp Factory offers many versatile ramps for steps, including ...
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make your home wheelchair friendly

Make your home wheelchair friendly

The Ramp Factory understand the importance of being able to make your home wheelchair friendly as quickly and economically as possible. We offer a range of ramps to fit any accessibility needs. The Ramp Factory's ramps are made of sturdy materials and are designed to last. Our team of experts are on hand to provide advice and guidance on the best ...
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Wheelchair Ramps
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Ramp Safety

All our products are designed and built with ramp safety in mind. This includes using slip-resistant materials and making sure ramps are wide and stable enough to support users' weight. The purchaser is responsible for ensuring the ramps they purchase are appropriate not only for their needs, but also to the specifications we specify on our website ...
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Workplace and Health & Safety
Vans Ramps for mobility aids

Vans Ramps for mobility aids

Van ramps can be a crucial feature for people who require mobility aids to move around. These ramps provide a safe and convenient way to enter and exit a van or car, without the need for lifting or carrying the mobility aid. In this blog, we'll explore the benefits of van ramps and discuss some of the different types available. Benefits of Van ...
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Truck & Van Ramps
Vehicle Ramps for Wheelchair use

Vehicle Ramps for Wheelchair use

Vehicle ramps can be a crucial feature for people who require mobility aids to move around. These ramps provide a safe and convenient way to enter and exit a van or car, without the need for lifting or carrying the mobility aid. Benefits of Vehicle Ramps There are numerous benefits, including: Improved Accessibility - Vehicle ramps provide ...
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Wheelchair Ramps
DDA Compliance and The Equalities Act

DDA Compliance and The Equality Act

The DDA stands for The Disability Discrimination Act which covers disabled access into buildings from 2005 onwards. This was replaced 5 years later in 2010 by the Equalities Act 2010, however, a lot of people still refer to the old DDA! Technically The Disability Discrimination Act is no longer relevant and can actually be extremely misleading and ...
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Accessibility & Disability
Taxi wheelchair ramps

Making Your Taxi Wheelchair Accessible

Accordingly to the Equality Act 2010, taxi drivers are required to provide assistance to those in wheelchairs. Prior to this the  Disability Discrimination Act 1995 was in place to ensure taxis remained accessible. It is important that taxi drivers are able to find the right ramp length and ramp type to provide users with a suitable gradient but ...
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Car Ramps
VAT exemption

What disabilities qualify for VAT exemption?

People with disabilities in the United Kingdom who purchase disability aids for personal and domestic use qualify for VAT exemption when purchasing these items. They also do not need to pay the VAT on any installation work undertaken related to the item.  Those who are disabled can claim VAT relief on various alterations undertaken in the ...
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The Equality Act 2010 and Disability Access

The Equality Act 2010 and Disability Access

The Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) and other anti discrimination legislation was replaced by The Equality Act in 2010. The Equality Act 2010 which is sometimes called the disability act 2010, also established the Equality & Human Rights Commission, (the EHRC). The EHRC took over the work of the Disability Rights Commission, the Race ...
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