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.
Queen Elizabeth's Foundation for Disabled People
Leatherhead Court, Woodlands Road, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 0BN
Telephone: 01372 841100
Description: This foundation (QEF) is a charity that works to help people with physical disabilities and learning disabilities or acquired brain injuries to gain new skills and increase their independence.
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.
The Platt Christian Centre, 22 Felsham Road, London, SW15 1DA
Telephone: 020 8780 9330
Description: Regenerate-RISE provides lunches, activities and outings for the over 60s, including a visiting and support programme.
Revitalise (short breaks)
212 Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, London, N1 0QH
Telephone: 0303 303 0145
Description: Vitalise is a national charity that offers short breaks (respite care) and other services for people with physical disabilities, visually impaired people, and carers.
G03, The Wenlock, 50-52 Wharf Road, London, N1 7EU
Telephone: 020 7427 2460
Description: Rica (formerly Ricability) is a national research charity that provides free, practical and unbiased information for older and disabled people.
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.
Road works, road closures and travel news
Telephone: 0343 222 1234 (TfL customer services)
Description: Find out about current works affecting roads and travel on the Transport for London (TfL) website.
Rough Guide to Accessible Britain
Description: The Rough Guide to Accessible Britain is a free online guide to accessible locations.
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.
Shopmobility at Sainsbury's, 45 Garratt Lane, London, SW18 4AD
Telephone: 020 8875 9585
Description: Shopmobility provides free loans of powered scooters, and electric or manual wheelchairs to anyone with a mobility problem.