This article describes ‘BESiDE’ to the National community of Built Environment Professionals interested in accessibility. It outlines how, based between the University of Dundee and Newcastle University, we are investigating themes of ageing, wellbeing, accessibility and digital technologies within built environment design.


CAE’s Access by Design is the UK’s leading quarterly publication on inclusive design. The journal regularly features design sheets, building studies, updates on legislation and case law, reports on current research and book reviews.