Dumfries & Galloway Disability Access Panel

Local access panel for people living in Dumfries & Galloway

Services provided

  • Provide support and information to the local authority and NHS and other organisations such as the Forestry Commission, regarding access issues. Also to local businesses and individuals.
  • Deal with physical access to the built environment and open spaces but also with policies and procedures as well as access to services. 
  • The panel are provided with plans from NHS and Dumfries & Galloway Council to scrutinise before new builds. 
  • The panel also provide other disability and disability-related organisations with support on any issue related to disability.

At the moment the Panel don’t exist, but Mr Alex Thorburn will carry out an access audit.  Details on the contact page.


Alex Thorburn (Chairman)
2 Home Farm Cottages
Dumfries & Galloway
DG11 1AH

Phone: 01576 510 326
Email: alex.thorburn@btinternet.com

Last updated: May 20, 2021 5:10 pm

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