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Accessibility of the Immovable Cultural Heritage. General criteria and methodology.

Name: Accessibility of the Immovable Cultural Heritage. General criteria and methodology.

Identifier: UNE 41531:2018 IN

Issuing Organisation: UNE

Country: Spain

Language: English

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Availability: Available to Purchase

Type: Technical Report

Issue Year: 2018

Forward Review Date: Not known

Fields: Built Environment and Outdoor Spaces 

Intended Audiences: Private Sector Bodies and Governmental and Public Sector Bodies


This Technical Report is a tool for the accessibility of the immovable Cultural Heritage. It provides criteria for architectonic and building intervention, as well as a methodology for its application.
To assure the effectiveness of the accessibility, it applies to the immovable Cultural Heritage and also to its surroundings, regarding restoration, rehabilitation and accessibility interventions.
Accessibility solutions related to management, organisation or functionality are excluded from the scope of this Technical Report.
This Technical Report is a tool for the different agents involded: owners of the immovable Cultural Heritage, public administration, facility managers, conservators, restorers, designers, builders, etc.

Relevance to Active and Healthy Ageing: High

Older Person Specific: No

Usage / Adoption status: The Spanish stakeholders are willing to develope an International Standard on this field within ISO/TC 59/SC16.


Older people with reduced mobility or with any kind of disabilities use to have problems to access Cultural Heritage buildings and environments. This document provides tools for the decision-makers to consider seriously the appropriate chances to assure equal access to these places.

The document can be purchased from AENOR’s website.

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