The Blue Badge Access Awards are the result of two major design competition initiatives, coming together with the support of Leonard Cheshire. 


The Bespoke Access Awards have now joined with the Blue Badge Style Awards to give a consumer breadth to a predominantly B2B conceptual design competition, producing a single platform to promote better design for people with disability.

Our objectives are threefold:


  • Inspiring better design
  • Celebrating exceptional venues
  • Improving accessibility for all 

We have enjoyed great success to date with wide-ranging support from Government, disability interest groups, the media, hospitality organisations and sponsors. The new format will be bigger and better. 


Supported by Leonard Cheshire, who have added their considerable expertise in the area of employment opportunities for those with disabilities, the new-look Blue Badge Access Awards will aim to recognise venues and businesses with a stylish approach to accessibility, as well as to praise innovative and forward-thinking solutions to the issues experienced by disabled guests when travelling. 


Our objective is to ensure that all are welcome at hospitality venues and public buildings across the globe. Able-bodied or not, everyone should feel like a first-class citizen no matter where they are visiting, and no matter what disability, sight or hearing impairment, allergy, or access requirement they may have.

Learn about the history of our three organisations, and the inspiration behind the Blue Badge Access Awards.

Explore our long term objectives and discover how you can get involved.

The 2019 Blue Badge Access Awards are now open! Find out more and submit your nominations now.

Learn more about our range of partners, from across the charitable, commercial, and government sectors.


Blue Badge Access Awards Limited a company incorporated in England and Wales, 

Registered office 11 Laura Place, Bath BA2 4BL, registered number 11727888. 




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