The Arboretum Park – a park accessible to people with all kinds of disability

15 October 2020

A park open to all – families, sportspeople and people with disabilities.

The Arboretum Park at Moissy-Cramayel, in the département of Seine-et-Marne, was developed over a period of eighteen months by ECT using excavated soil from nearby sites of the construction & public works sector.

To determine how best to meet local needs, this park was a true eco-design project between ECT and the town of Moissy-Cramayel. The town council was keen to make the park accessible to all residents, including those with all kinds of disabilities.

That’s why there was a process of reflection and consultation, jointly undertaken by all those involved, for every kind of disability. That’s how the park became a great shared area for outings, accessible to all and proudly aiming to get the ‘Tourisme et Handicap’ label.

That means providing facilities suitable for this section of the public. Half of the routes are accessible to all, and they make it possible to visit the whole park. The signage, and the access to signage, have been developed specifically with this in mind.

A video looks at the way this community need was reflected in the design.