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Transport

Forum of Mobility Centres 

A network of 17 independent organisations covering England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, who offer professional, high quality information, advice and assessment to individuals who have a medical condition or are recovering from an accident or injury which may affect their ability to drive, access or egress a motor vehicle. email icon
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Phone icon 0800 559 3636.
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Motability 

The Motability Scheme enables disabled people to exchange either their Higher Rate Mobility Component of Disability Living Allowance or their War Pensioners' Mobility Supplement to obtain a new car, powered wheelchair or scooter. email icon
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Shopmobility 

Shopmobility is a scheme which lends manual wheelchairs, powered wheelchairs and powered scooters to members of the public with limited mobility to shop and to visit leisure and commercial facilities within the town, city or shopping centre.

The National Federation of Shopmobility provides a directory of its members so that you can find a Shopmobility scheme near you.
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Transport for All 

Transport for All covers London and gives details of community transport schemes in the different local boroughs. email icon
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Transport for London Assisted Travel 

The Transport for London website provides information to help you with London Travel. They provide

  • Travel mentoring - which means you get help planning a journey on public transport. They'll even arrange for someone to go with you on your first few trips. 
  • Dial a Ride - if you can't use public transport they can provide a door-to-door service and for many people its free. 
  • Cheap Taxi Travel - you can find out if you're eligible for subsidised taxi travel 
  • Assisted travel guides - either download a copy of the assisted travel guide or send off for a free audio and braille copy of the assisted transport guide.
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