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.
74 Records in Travel and getting about.
Certitude (Southside Partnership)
31-33 Lumiere Court, 209 Balham High Road, London, SW17 7BQ
Telephone: 020 8772 6222
Description: Certitude is a charity which supports people with learning disabilities and mental health needs to lead more independent lives.
Telephone: 0845 688 2525 or 07595 652411
Description: Deaf Achieve is a lottery-funded project from the charity RAD that provides free: - job clubs - workshops - health groups - travel groups - and one to one support for Deaf people.
Postal address: Dementia Adventure CIC, Unit 11, Old Park Farm, Main Road, Ford End, Essex, CM3 1LN
Telephone: 01245 237 548
Description: Dementia Adventure is a social enterprise that offers holidays and short breaks for people living with dementia and their carers to enjoy together.
Department for Transport - Making transport accessible to all
Zone 2/14, Great Minster House, 76 Marsham Street, London, SW1P 4DR
Telephone: 0300 330 3000
Description: The Department for Transport has an equalities team that helps make sure that transport is more accessible for everyone.
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.
Disabled Motoring UK (formerly Mobilise)
National Headquarters, Ashwellthorpe, Norwich, NR16 1EX
Telephone: 01508 489 449
Description: Disabled Motoring UK is a charity for disabled drivers, passengers and Blue Badge holders.
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.