2021: A Memorable Year

Looking back at this challenging, yet rewarding year It is safe to say that this year has been a challenging year for us all. Whilst there have been many obstacles for us to tackle along the way, there have also been many successes for us to celebrate as we look back on the year 2021. […]

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Nimbus Disability Christmas Closing Times 2021

The Nimbus Team will break up for Christmas on Thursday 23rd December 2021 and return to the office on Tuesday 4th January 2022. Whilst our phone lines will be closed for the duration, we will be checking emails intermittently throughout the Christmas break. You can still apply for your Access Card whilst the team is […]

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Nimbus Disability thrilled to attend Social Enterprise UK Awards 2021

The glamorous awards ceremony took place at the iconic Guild Hall on Wednesday night It was a very exciting night for Nimbus Disability on Wednesday. Half of the team got suited and booted for the Social Enterprise UK Awards, which took place in London at the iconic Guildhall, as Nimbus Disability, alongside many other great […]

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Martin Austin MBE recognised with Outstanding Achievement Award

Martin received the award in recognition of his work in accessible ticketing for disabled people at TheTicketingBusiness Awards last night. Last night, half of the team at Nimbus Disability attended TheTicketingBusiness Awards in Manchester to support our Managing Director, Martin Austin MBE who had been nominated for the Executive of The Year Award.  The grand award ceremony served to recognise […]

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Nimbus Disability ends momentous year with 2 outstanding award nominations

Following the extraordinary achievement of our Managing Director, Martin Austin, receiving his MBE last month for his outstanding contribution to services to Accessibility in the Tourism & Entertainment Sectors, Nimbus Disability is proud to have been nominated for two more fantastic awards: TheTicketingBusiness Awards & Social Enterprise Award. These award nominations also follow the great success Nimbus Disability had after […]


Access Card online system now free for all venues, events and ticket offices

Nimbus Disability, the company behind the Access Card scheme for disabled customers, now offers its groundbreaking card validation system completely free of charge to venues. Nimbus launched its Access Card in 2014, meaning D/deaf and disabled customers can easily and discreetly give information to providers about the sort of needs they have.  Access requirements are […]


Changing Places Consultation

Proposals to require Changing Places Toilets in stadia, sports and leisure facilities Last summer, the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) consulted on increasing the provision of large, well-equipped disabled toilets, known as Changing Places Toilets. Although that website at that link says the consultation has closed, the background documents are available there and […]


Naidex 46: Aspiring for a Better Future of Independent Living

Naidex is Europe’s most established event dedicated to the disability and independent living industries, taking place this 17th & 18th of March. Showcasing the latest innovations in mobility, care, rehab, assistive technology, accessible design and more, the show brings together visitors into the halls of Birmingham’s NEC for two days of opportunities, innovation, discovery and […]

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Martin Austin awarded MBE in Queen’s New Year Honours List

Martin Austin, Managing Director of Nimbus Disability and creator of the Access Card scheme has been named in the New Years Honours list for Accessibility in the Tourism and Entertainment Sector . Martin created Nimbus, a Derby-based Social Enterprise in 2006 as a way to generate additional income for the sister Charity Disability Direct and […]


Nimbus / AC MD reinvited to Judge Great British High Street Awards

For the second year running the Midlands-based Disability Consultancy and Social Enterprise has been asked to join the judging panel for the Great British High Street Awards. The Great British High Street Awards 2019, run by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government in partnership with Visa and backed by other supporters, recognises and […]