Entrance door levels

Building entrance single steps

Entrance with single step

Internal ramp with sliding doors

External ramp with swing doors

Internal ramp with inward swing doors

Internal ramp with porch

Internal ramp with outward swing doors

Building entrance stairs

  • Any change in level should be avoided between the external area and internal area. Steps to enter building are not acceptable and if at all needed, an alternative accessible entrance must be provided to the building.
  • Single steps to enter building are not acceptable as cause trip hazard for all users and are difficult for wheelchair users to climb.
  • Where level change is needed for weather protection, the maximum height is 13mm.

Stairs at Buiding Entrance

External Entrance Ramp

Internal Entrance Ramp

Entrance stairs and ramp


Depth of intermediate landing area:

  • minimum 1500mm (ideal 1800mm)

Width & length of bottom landing area

  • width as per the width of ramp
  • length 2100mm

Width of entrance to ramp

  • minimum 1500mm (ideal 2100mm)

Length of top landing area outside swing of opening door

  • minimum 1500mm