WHEELS FOR FREEDOM AND SHOPMOBILITY
Wheels for Freedom
(Poole Shopmobility) is an independent registered charity dedicated to giving freedom of movement to those with a walking difficulty. There is an annual registration fee of £20 to cover admin etc. The scheme then provides its registered members with scooters as well as self-propelled and powered wheelchairs at £1.00 per trip to help them shop, use leisure facilities and/or carry out other business in and around Poole. If you are not a member of the scheme the charges are £5 deposit + £3 for manual chair, £5 deposit and £6 for scooters.
This service is located on the ground floor of the Kingland Road multi-storey car park. It is open from 10am to 3.45pm, Monday to Saturday, excluding Bank Holidays. It will be closed from 12 noon on the 24th December until December 29th. Also closed from 2pm on the 31st until 2nd January 2010.
'Landease' beach accessible wheelchairs available to hire on Sandbanks Beach throughout the summer, free of charge but a deposit of £25 is required. Please book in advance. Tel: 01202 708181
Monday to Saturday 9am to 5pm. This service is located on the ground level, take aisle number 11, opposite Frankie and Benny's Restaurant. There is a £5 annual membership and then chair hire is £2 per visit. For visitors without membership it is £3 for any wheelchair. Wheelchairs are available on Sundays from the management suite. For further information please call 01202 598295