The latest news from ShopMobility UK
Worried about hiring a mobility scooter for the first time?
If you are thinking about using a scooter through our services for the first time, you might be a little apprehensive. If so don’t worry, all our team members are here to help ease your nerves, so you feel confident when out and about. The ShopMobility UK team members at each centre will firstly assess […]
High Wycombe ShopMobility: ShopMobility UK Scheme of the Month (October 2021)
High Wycombe Shopmobility opened in 1994. It is a small, friendly independent registered charity offering free daily loans of mobility scooters, manual and powered wheelchairs so locals with walking difficulties can access High Wycombe town centre. The scheme also offers manual wheelchairs for longer loans periods at a small charge. High Wycombe Shopmobility is proud to provide independence and enhanced […]
William Merritt Centre, ShopMobility: ShopMobility UK Scheme of the Month (September 2021)
William Merritt Centre’s ShopMobility is a popular and successful service that provides eight mobility scooters and four manual wheelchairs for hire in and around Leeds. Available for short- or long-term loans, these reliable products ensure people with walking difficulties can access shops and local amenities without worry or discomfort. The centre also provides a range of […]
Ilford ShopMobility: ShopMobility UK Scheme of the Month (August 2021)
Redbridge Disability Association was founded in 1967 to provide vital information and advice to people living with physical and sensory disabilities in the London Borough of Redbridge. In 2011 it was rebranded as Disability Redbridge. Ilford Shopmobility is the service arm of Disability Redbridge and provides mobility scooters and manual wheelchairs for hire – helping anyone […]
England’s lushly beautiful countryside, vibrant cities and dramatic coastline are there for everyone to enjoy, including disabled travellers and those with access needs. Visit England has plenty of information and guidance to the best places to visit, where to stay, and how to get there – from assistance at railway stations to hiring mobility equipment […]
West Norfolk Community Transport: ShopMobility UK Scheme of the Month (July 2021)
West Norfolk Community Transport (WNCT) began their ShopMobility scheme in King’s Lynn, Norfolk, in 1999. The team initially operated from a mobile unit located in the town centre, twice a week, which provided four mobility scooters for hire. In 2005 a new multi-storey car park was completed which resulted in the local council offering them […]
ShopMobility UK launches new accessible website for customers and scheme members
ShopMobility UK, the nationwide network of charitable/local authority centres that loan out mobility scooters and wheelchairs for shopping and leisure activities, has launched a new website for easier access to information and membership services. www.shopmobilityuk.org ShopMobility UK has recently become part of Driving Mobility – the nationwide charity, supported by the Department for Transport, which […]
New mobility scooter fleet and premises at Lincoln DialaRide deliver strengthened ShopMobility services for locals and tourists
Now based in Lincoln Central Car Park, Lincoln DialaRide is delighted to report its ShopMobility service is proving more popular with improved premises and a new fleet of mobility scooters and powered wheelchairs. Penny Hardman, Lincoln DialaRide Manager, explains: “We have been busy with 60% of our equipment hired and in use. We have been open […]
Dial West Cheshire supports new direction for ShopMobility UK with visit from national charity CEO.
Dial West Cheshire was delighted to receive a visit from Edward Trewhella from ShopMobility UK (and Chief Executive of Driving Mobility). ShopMobility UK co-ordinates a network of local ShopMobility centres which hire mobility scooters, powerchairs and wheelchairs for everyone, of all ages, to enjoy independence outdoors. With four centres across Cheshire West and Chester (in […]
Driving Mobility joins with Shopmobility to open up services to more disabled people
Driving Mobility, the national charity that accredits independent driving and mobility assessment centres, is delighted to announce it will now be operating the National Federation of Shopmobility (NFSUK).