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Boom predicted

SMALL builders and lift manufacturers are set for a £1.2 billion work boom as firms have to make public buildings accessible to disabled people by October 2004. The Disability Act highlights the need for alterations to steps, stairways, kerbs, entrances, toilet and washing facilities, lighting, ventilation and lifts and escalators.