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.
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.
The Headley Trust
Headley Aids for Disabled Fund, The Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts, The Peak, 5 Wilton Road, London, SW1V 1AP
Telephone: 020 7410 0330 (main switchboard)
Description: The Headley Trust is a grant-making charity that provides grants of up to £2000 to help disabled people purchase equipment for use in their own homes.
Transport For All
336 Brixton Road, London, SW9 7AA
Telephone: 020 7737 2339
Description: Transport For All is an organisation of disabled and older people that offers a transport helpline and guides to transport, as well as championing the cause of accessible transport in London.
Transport for London (TfL)
Telephone: 0343 222 1234 (24 hour travel information)
Description: Transport for London (TfL) is responsible for managing most of the transport system across London, including buses, trains and the London Underground.
Transport for London (TfL) - older and disabled travellers
Telephone: 0343 222 1234 (TfL customer services)
Description: Transport for London (TfL) provides information for older and disabled people about transport, travel and accessibility features on local transport services.
Transport for London (TFL) - The Travel Support Card
Telephone: 0343 222 1234
Description: The Travel Support Card is a free card that is issued by Transport for London (TFL) to assist anyone who finds travelling difficult, might not be used to travelling on their own or may have a hidden disability and would require help or support.
Transport for London (TfL) - Travel Mentoring Service
Telephone: 020 3054 4361
Description: The Travel Mentoring Service offers support to disabled Londoners who want to broaden their horizons and make use of the many mainstream accessible public transport options now available.
Travel insurance - AgeUK
Tavis House, 1-6 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9NA
Telephone: 0800 389 4852
Description: Age UK offers travel insurance for people over 65, together with an established insurance company.
Description: This website offers a free walking route planner that can help you plan any walking journey - it gives directions, a map of your route and details of how long it will take.