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The consultation process over disabled access to the new Sadler's Wells was well-planned and thorough. How has it worked in practice? Designed for access

There is something very exciting about a building going to the wire on opening, especially when it has triumphed over adversity as Sadler's Wells has. There was an escalating drama of 'will they or won't they make it', culminating in the opening night when the curtain rose late, but to cheers, with the award of the performance licence.

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