Symphony shortlisted for disability design award

Finalist for Freedom kitchen furniture

18 Oct, 19

UK manufacturer of fitted kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms, the Symphony Group has been shortlisted for a disability design award.

Symphony shortlisted for disability design award

It is a finalist in the Disability Smart Design Award from the Business Disability Forum. for its Freedom accessible kitchen.

The Disability Smart Design Award looks at disability initiatives across businesses and focuses on those that benefit most.

Freedom brand manager of the Symphony Group Leanne Broadhead, said: “The Freedom collection was created to inspire everyone to enjoy the independence of being able to create and socialise within a kitchen environment that they can be proud of.

“For us to be shortlisted for this award, alongside other big names, like Herbal Essences, the Dubai Police and the Disabled Sailors Association, is fantastic.

“It really is a testament to the exceptional hard work and commitment of our team.

Throughout the entire design process, we focused on the philosophy of inclusion and equality because everyone should have their dream home and Freedom allows people to have that.”

Designed in collaboration with Adam Thomas, an expert in accessible kitchen design, Freedom addresses the recommendations from Approved Doc-M 2015 (ADM) and Wheelchair Housing Design Guide 2018 (WHDG).

The Business Disability Forum Awards celebrate outstanding disability smart action and initiatives taken by businesses and individuals.  The awards take place on October 23rd at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.