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Shopmobility

We provide free use of powered scooters and manual wheelchairs, helping people with walking difficulties to shop in the town centre.

lady on disability scooter

There are two Shopmobility centres in the borough:

The service

We provide powered scooters to drive yourself around the shops or manual wheelchairs for someone to push you around in.

If you have severe mobility difficulties, by prior arrangement, we will meet you at your car with a scooter or wheelchair.

Wheelchairs can also be borrowed for up to twelve weeks, for example, if you are going on holiday or recovering from an accident. This service is available from the Jim McDonald Centre, Hilltop, Hatfield. It is advisable to ring in advance 01707 270066. A hire fee of £5 per week is chargeable. 

Become a member

  • On your first visit you will need to provide two forms of identification, proving your name and address.
  • Membership will allow you to use the scheme as often as you wish, free of charge. 

Volunteers required

Volunteer helpers with any time to spare are always needed to assist with the running of the Shopmobility service.

Contact Shopmobility

  • Galleria 01707 278301
  • Howard Centre,WGC 01707 336688
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