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.
10 Records in Travel and getting about filtered by Key words "money and benefits".
Fares to hospital for NHS treatment reimbursed - St George's
Blackshaw Road, Tooting, London, SW17 0QT
Telephone: St George's Hospital Cashier: 020 8725 1632
Description: If you are on a low income or certain benefits or allowances you might be entitled to reclaim your transport costs to and from the hospital under the Healthcare Travel Cost Scheme.
Free passports for older people
Telephone: 0300 222 0000 (or by textphone/minicom: 0300 222 0222)
Description: If you are a British national and were born on or before 2 September 1929, you can get or renew a passport for free.
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.
MS Society grants and short breaks
MS Society Grants Team, MS National Centre, 372 Edgware Road, London, NW2 6ND
Telephone: 0300 500 8084 (Grants Team)
Description: This charity provides grants to people affected by MS for items or activities they need, such as equipment, adaptations, short breaks, and other support.
Railcards for older and disabled people
Description: There are discounts and concessions available for older and disabled people who travel by train, including railcards and Freedom Passes.
Road Tax exemption
Description: You don't have to pay vehicle tax on some types of vehicle, such as a vehicle used by a disabled person.
Royal Blind Society
Royal Society for Blind Children (RSBC) 52-58 Arcola Street London, E8 2DJ
Telephone: 020 3198 0225
Description: The Royal Blind Society assists people who are blind or partially sighted and in need.
South London Relief in Sickness Fund
Room 154 Wandsworth Town Hall, Wandsworth High Street, London, SW18 2PU
Telephone: 020 8871 6035
Description: This fund provides one-off grants of up to £300 (average grant £150) for people in need through sickness, disability or infirmity who live in Wandsworth.
Customer Service Centre, Town Hall Extension, Wandsworth High Street, London, SW18 2PU
Telephone: 020 7934 9791
Description: Taxicard is a scheme that offers subsidised door-to-door transport for people who have serious mobility impairment and difficulty using public transport.
War Veterans Card
Telephone: 0343 222 1234
Description: Transport for London (TfL) offers a war Veterans oyster card that allows free travel on public transport in London, including most national rail services.