Travel and getting about
All travel services
You are viewing all of the services and organisations in the travel and getting about category. If you're looking for information about transport services and travelling locally, you're in the right place. You can find services to help you get around if you find it difficult. There are passes and permits, like the Freedom Pass that gives older and disabled people free travel on buses and the Blue Badge scheme that helps disabled drivers to park.
You can also get help from services like the Taxi-Card scheme or Wandsworth Shopmobility. To help you plan a journey, you can find places that offer accessibility information, such as DisabledGo, and find journey planners here as well.
17 Records in Travel and getting about filtered by Client group "blind or partially sighted".
Disabled Living Foundation (DLF)
Disabled Living Foundation, Unit 1, 34 Chatfield Road, Wandsworth London, SW11 3SE
Telephone: 020 7289 6111, 9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday
Description: The Disabled Living Foundation provides impartial and free advice, information and training about daily living aids, mobility products and other equipment.
Disabled Parking Bays
Telephone: 020 8871 8871
Description: Where there are extreme parking difficulties it may be possible to have a special parking bay installed for a disabled 'blue badge' holder.
Disabled Persons Railcard
Disabled Persons Railcard Office, PO Box 6613, Arbroath, DD11 9AN
Telephone: 0345 605 0525
Description: If you have a disability that makes travelling by train difficult you might qualify for the Disabled Persons Railcard.
Driving licences, disabilities and older people
Description: If you want to find out about driving with a disability or renewing your licence if you're 70 or over, you can find out more on the GOV.
Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
Hillfields, Burghfield Common, Reading, RG7 3YG
Telephone: 0118 983 5555 for general enquiries or 0800 953 0113 for the supporter care inquiries
Description: This organisation provides guide dogs and other services for blind and partially sighted people.
Direct Enquiries Ltd, Amber House, Market Street, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1JB
Telephone: 01344 360101
Description: Inclusive London is a service that offers information about access and services for disabled and older people as well as people travelling with young children and buggies.
Motability Operations, City Gate House, 22 Southwark Bridge Road, London, SE1 9HB
Telephone: 0300 456 4566 (Telephone) or 0300 037 0100 (Minicom/textphone)
Description: Motability is a charity that has overall responsibility for the Motability Scheme, which helps disabled people to lease a new car, powered wheelchair or scooter.
National Rail - Disabled travellers
Description: Special travel arrangements may be made for disabled or mobility impaired customers by contacting the company that operates the station your journey leaves from.
Papworth Trust, Bernard Sunley Centre, Papworth Everard, Cambridge, CB23 3RG
Telephone: 0800 952 5000, or by text message (SMS) on 07860 021210
Description: Papworth Trust is a charity that supports disabled people and their carers with a range of services and advice.
Pocklington Resource Centre (Balham)
1C Yukon Road, Balham, London, SW12 9PZ
Telephone: 020 8675 4246
Description: Balham Resource Centre provides a range of services and support for people with sight loss.