Theme Park Super Fan Launches Access Card Ambassador Team

Eighteen-year-old Iona Wilkinson, a self-confessed theme parks superfan, has become the first disabled person to be officially recognised as an ambassador for the Access Card scheme. College student Iona, who lives near Sheffield, has visual and mobility impairments and also lives with autism and dyspraxia which means that she needs an essential companion on a […]


Royal Approval For Innovative Derby Company

A Derby-based social enterprise company, which is run by disabled people for disabled people, has been formally presented with The Queen’s Award for Enterprise by His Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Derbyshire Mrs Elizabeth Fothergill CBE and Deputy Lord-Lieutenant Tony Walker CBE. Nimbus Disability, based in Pride Park, has been recognised in The Queen’s Award Innovation category […]

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Christmas Opening

The Access Card Team will break up for Christmas on Friday 23rd December 2022 and return to the office on Tuesday 3rd January 2023. Whilst our phone lines will be closed for the duration, we will be checking emails and applications intermittently throughout the Christmas break to make sure we can give you a safe […]

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Access Card ‘Names & Fames’ third Primark store!

Introducing the Access Card’s latest ‘Named & Famed’ Provider: Primark – Uxbridge This venue is ‘Named & Famed’. Visit our FAQs page to find out more. “Discount fashion chain offering clothes and accessories for all ages, plus homewares.” For more information, please click here. A full list of Access Card Providers can be found here.

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Lyric Theatre showcases a great service

Lyric Theatre is just one of many theatres listed in the Access Card’s directory Access Cards with ‘+1’ symbol accepted as proof for a free essential companion ticket. “The Lyric Theatre is a West End theatre in Shaftesbury Avenue in the City of Westminster. It was built for the producer Henry Leslie, who financed it […]

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Woburn Safari Park leaps in!

Please welcome our latest ‘Named & Famed’ Provider: Woburn Safari Park This venue is ‘Named & Famed’. Visit our FAQs page to find out more. “Woburn Safari Park is a safari park located in Woburn, Bedfordshire, England. Visitors to the park can drive through exhibits, which contain species such as southern white rhino, elephants, tigers […]

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Access Card Holder explores conservation attraction

Please welcome our latest ‘Named & Famed’ Provider: Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve This venue is ‘Named & Famed’. Visit our FAQs page to find out more. “Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve offers a unique family adventure like no other zoo! Set in over 600 acres, you’ll see big cats, small cats, primates, gorillas and […]

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Access Card Holder praises Butlins Minehead

Butlins Minehead joins hundreds more ‘Named & Famed’ providers in our directory This venue is ‘Named & Famed”. Visit our FAQs page to find out more. “Butlin’s is a chain of large seaside resorts in the United Kingdom. Butlin’s was founded by Billy Butlin to provide affordable holidays for ordinary British families. Between 1936 and […]