Areas of Expertise
Inclusive exhibition and interpretation , Inclusive public realm , Later living accommodation
As director of leading, disabled-led access design company Making Access Work, Jayne has contributed to the success of numerous, significant high-profile arts, heritage, public realm and housing projects over 30 years.
Highlights include London Symphony Orchestra (LSO)/St Luke’s, winner of three access awards; Civic Trust Universal Access award-winning Queen Elizabeth (QE2) Olympic Park Tumbling Bay Playground; and Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Stirling Prize-winning Everyman Theatre, for its “unparalled levels of accessibility”.
Jayne has a unique specialism in inclusive exhibition design with a vast client portfolio that includes the Victoria and Albert (V&A) Futureplan; Design Museum; and Grand Egyptian Museum, Cairo. At Arts Council England, Jayne helped embed high standards of accessibility in lottery funded capital projects as assessor/ special monitor, and author of access guidelines/policies. Jayne has extensive experience of masterplanning and complex planning negotiations and is currently engaged on several major residential developments, including Chelsea Barracks and several later living developments. Passionate about inclusive design, her pragmatic, non-prescriptive approach places people at the heart of the design process. She enjoys working with architects and designers to achieve creative solutions that reflect the diverse needs of an ageing population and is particularly interested in Design for Dementia.