Travel and getting about
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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.
16 Records in Travel and getting about filtered by Key words "equipment".
Direct Mobility Hire
Warren House, 201a Bury Street, Edmonton, London, N9 9JE
Telephone: 0800 092 9322 / 020 8370 7888
Description: Direct Mobility Hire specialises in the short-term rental of mobility equipment, including manual and electric wheelchairs.
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.
Forum of Mobility Centres
The Forum of Mobility Centres, c/o Providence Chapel, Warehorne, Ashford, Kent, TN26 2JX
Telephone: 0800 559 3636
Description: The Forum of Mobility Centres is a network of independent organisations that support people who have difficulty driving or accessing a car or motor vehicle.
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.
18 Avonmore Road, London, W14 8RR
Telephone: Freephone line on 0800 319 6789 - Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm, Weekends and bank holidays 9am to 5pm
Description: Older people’s charity, Independent Age provides free information and advice for older people and their families on care and support, money and benefits and health and mobility, along with friendship services to relieve loneliness.
11-17 Kingston Road, Staines-Upon-Thames, Surrey, TW18 4QX
Telephone: 01784 778 007
Description: Keep Able supplies mobility aids and hearing aids to help make life easier for older and disabled people.
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.
Motor Neurone Disease Association
David Niven House, 10-15 Notre Dame Mews, Northampton, NN1 2BG
Telephone: 01604 250505 (office) or 0808 802 6262 (helpline)
Description: The Motor Neurone Disease Association supports people with Motor Neurone Disease (MND) and their families.
MS National Centre (MSNC), 372 Edgware Road, London, NW2 6ND
Telephone: 0808 800 8000 (helpline) or 020 8438 0700 (office)
Description: The MS Society is a charity dedicated to supporting everyone whose life is touched by multiple sclerosis.
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.