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Industry news and events from The Ramp People.
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Hydraulic Yard Ramps

Unlike most of our aluminium loading ramps, our mobile Yard Ramps are made of steel and are suitable for unloading forklifts, scissor lifts and genies. The ramps can also be used in other situations; for example, we have supplied them to customers who created a temporary aisle or who needed a mobile loading ramp to position vehicles on a stage at a ...
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Motorcycle Ramps - Which One Is Right For You?

Easily find the right motorcycle ramp to load your bike into your vehicle or overcome steps. Consider your load height and the weight you wish to load. Our range includes folding, lightweight solutions. Various widths and capacities available to meet your requirements. ...
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Loading Ramps
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Create a Wheelchair Accessible Taxi

Make your taxi wheelchair accessible with our temporary and fixed solutions. Perfect for manual and electric scooters. ...
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Car Ramps
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Making Your Pride Event Wheelchair Accessible

Pride is held yearly, every June to celebrate the LGBTQ+ movement and to remember the 1969 Stonewall riots. Various Pride marches and events are held throughout the June and the following months to celebrate the spectrum of sexual and gender diversity. However, many Pride events are not accessible for many disabled and neurodiverse people. We have ...
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Accessibility & Disability
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Speed Bumps - Your Questions Answered

At The Ramp People we offer a range of Speed Bumps, including 5mph and 10mph solutions designed to slow down traffic. These traffic calming tools and are often used within car parks, private roads and industrial estates. Below we have answered some of your key questions. Firstly it is of course essential to check you are allowed to install the ...
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Road Safety
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Container Ramps - Custom Solutions

When loading and unloading containers it is important to find the right container ramp for your requirements. We offer an extensive variety of container ramps from off the shelf solutions to custom solutions. Our container ramp range includes rubber container ramps, aluminium container ramps and steel ramps. The ramps can be used to easily load ...
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How to get a Mobility Scooter into a Car - Mobility Scooter Ramps

Easily load your mobility scooter into your car with our range of wheelchair ramps. We offer a range of portable and fixed ramps to meet your requirements. ...
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Accessibility & Disability
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What disabilities qualify for VAT exemption?

Disability aids can be purchased VAT exempt by those with an impairment, a long term illness and those who are terminally ill. ...
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Accessibility & Disability
Flow Plates

Flow Plates: Controlling The Direction of Traffic

Flow Plates are a great way of keeping traffic flowing in one direction in areas such as private car parks and industrial estates. They are useful for stopping vehicles entering the exit of a car park or exiting via an entrance of a car park.  There are two main types available; standard flow plates for smaller car parks with medium traffic ...
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Road Safety
Disabled Friendly Workplace

How To Create a Disabled Friendly Workplace

With such a wide range of disabilities, one solution doesn't fit all. Creating a Disabled Friendly Workplace can seem daunting with so many factors to consider and the legal implications if you get it wrong. If you are making changes for a specific person, for example, a new employee, we recommend undertaking a risk assessment and discussing their ...
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Accessibility & Disability
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Choosing The Right Length Wheelchair Ramp for Your Needs

It can be overwhelming when you first start looking at purchasing a wheelchair ramp. Many people do not know where to start and one of the most difficult things is knowing what length ramp to order! There is limited information available to assist people with this but we are here to help. There are regulatory guidelines surrounding permanent ...
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Recycled Rubber Ramps

Recycled Rubber Ramps!

If you have read our other blogs, you probably know that our rubber threshold ramps are great solutions to allow people to overcome door thresholds, curbs and over low heights. What you may not know is that all of our Rubber Ramps are eco friendly and are made from 100% recycled rubber! They are a cheap and simple solution that are also ...
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Accessibility & Disability
Modular Ramp Systems

Adjustable Access - The Flexibility of Modular Ramp Systems!

The Ramp People's Modular Ramp Systems are a really flexible solution that can be used in a large variety of places. Whether you need them for home use or for a commercial building, these modular ramps offer unparalleled customisation to fit almost any building entrance. This means they are great for places where a portable or temporary solution ...
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Buy with Confidence from The Ramp People

The Ramp People is again part of the national register of Trading Standards Approved for the past years. It means that you can buy with confidence as we are a legal and approved trader in the UK.  Buy with Confidence is a national register of ‘Trading Standard approved’ businesses run independently by local authority Trading Standards ...
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An honest opinion – Learning to live with a spinal cord injury.

Meet Tracy's experience, she was kind enough to share her story with us. This is an honest customer's review and we are absolutely amazed by your kind words.   “In 2014 my life took a dramatic turn when I suffered an incomplete spinal cord injury after two vertebra in my C-spine collapsed as a result of having ongoing rheumatoid ...
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Rubber Threshold Ramp

Ramp Buying Guide – Rubber Threshold Ramp

The Ramp People's Rubber Threshold Ramps are great solutions to allow users to make their way through doorways, up curbs and over low heights. To select one of our rubber threshold ramps for your needs, simply measure the vertical height of the area and select a rubber threshold ramp that is the same as (or as close as possible to) the threshold ...
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Accessibility & Disability
IRamp Vehicle Ramp

New Ramp Alert - IRamp Vehicle Ramp

We are pleased to introduce a new range of ramps of IRamp Vehicle Ramp into our folding ramp range. These ramps are perfect for use with vans and other vehicles for wheelchair access and can be purchased VAT free. They are attached to the car with floor mounting plates, the ramp can be mounted and removed in one easy step. Featuring mesh ...
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TRP is new Member of more: trees

We will plant one tree for every company review and two trees for every product review. Like this we can sequester CO2 and be a more sustainable brand. And make the world a little bit greener. Each customer can then have 3 trees planted per order. See our current planting progress here: https://moretrees.eco/forest/TheRampPeople Climate change is ...
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