WDS Past Publications
These are older publications which can be purchased by credit or debit card, or by downloading the order form at the bottom of this page and returning to us with a cheque.
Only full-price rates are available online, but we do offer discounted rates for voluntary groups & WDS members, in which case you should download the booking form & pay by cheque.
Good Practice Manual On Tenant Participation
210x295mm 176pp 1997 £8.00
Explains what is involved in being a tenant or professional partner in a Government-funded regeneration or redevelopment project. Offers a glossary of terms, steps to be taken in a project, action sheets on what to ask as a project progresses, Golden Rules, and a list of contacts.
Designing Housing For Older Women
240x300mm 24pp 1993 £3.50
A guide to office work and disability looking at employment legislation, design guidelines, equipment. Especeially aimed at voluntary sector organisations. The information in this guide should be used for historcal purposes only as it has been susperseded by Part M of the Building Regulations.
240x300mm 74pp 1992 £6.50
Examines some of the options for housing available to women as they get older, and studies how well different types of housing can meet their varying needs. Several housing projects are assessed, and guidelines are offered for improving future housing provisions. Illustrated.
At Women's Convenience
210x210mm 84pp 1990 £6.50
Every woman is aware of the deficiencies of most public toilet provision. This, the only complete study of women's public conveniences, gives the history of public toilets, looks at the facilities presently available in London and elsewhere in Britain, and gives detailed design recommendations, based on such guidelines as environmental impact, accessibility, safety and convenience. Illustrated.
Women's Safety On Housing Estates
210x300mm 27pp 1988 £6.50
Examines the factors influencing women's feelings of safety on a range of housing estates, and assesses the potential for decreasing or eliminating threats through design or community action. Illustrated.
Thinking Of Small Children - Access Provision and Play
210x300mm 36pp 1988 £3.50
Produced with the We Welcome Small Children Campaign and the London Borough of Camden, this guide addresses the problems faced by carers of young children when out in public spaces, and provides designs for a range of facilities, from nappy-changing areas to restaurants, libraries to waiting areas.
It's Not All Swings and Roundabouts
210x300mm 40pp 1988 £6.50
An information pack on improving outside play space provision for under-7s, enabling carers and under-7s workers to tell designers and planners exactly what they want.
Shoppers' Creches - Guidlines for Childcare Facilities in Public Places
210x300 34pp 1988 £6.50
An appraisal of the location, management and funding of five supervised permanent creches in shoppong and other large public developments. Also includes design guidelines for reference.
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