Swindon Shopmobility

Swindon Shopmobility is now being operated by Voluntary Action Swindon.
Following the latest guidelines from the government surrounding coronavirus we are now closed until further notice. Scroll down to opening times for more information.

Costs

The below prices are for anyone wishing to use the Swindon Shopmobility service.
Annual Membership £18
Temporary Day Membership £10
Daily Usage Charge £2
Manual Wheelchair Hire – 1 Night £10
Manual Wheelchair Hire – Weekend (Friday to Monday) £15
Manual Wheelchair Hire – 1 Week £20
Manual Wheelchair Hire – 2 Week £25
Manual Wheelchair Hire – 3 Week £30
Manual Wheelchair Hire – 4 Week £35

What is Swindon Shopmobility?

Swindon’s Shopmobility scheme is available for anyone with limited mobility and provides a selection of manually-propelled and battery-powered wheelchairs and scooters. These are provided to help people with mobility difficulties when using the facilities in Swindon’s town centre.

The unit is staffed and has a waiting area with accessible toilet facilities nearby.

Available equipment includes:

Anyone with limited mobility, whether through permanent or temporary disability, illness, accident or age, can use the scheme. Persons under the age of 16 will need to be accompanied by a responsible adult or carer.

Location

Swindon Shopmobility is situated at the back of Sanford House in Sanford Street.
Full year members are entitled to park free so long as they are using equipment from Shopmobility.

Proof of Identity

Annual Membership
On your first visit you are required to provide two forms of identification showing your current address which must be less than two months old (e.g. a recent utility bill).

Temporary Day Members
On each visit you will be required to provide two forms of identification showing your current address which must be less than two months old (e.g. a recent utility bill).

Opening Times

We are currently operating with reduce opening hours in order to keep our customers safe during COVID-19. Our new temporary times are listed below but please be aware these may change at short notice should government guidelines change. We will be reviewing our opening hours every 2 weeks and will increase the hours when we feel it is safe to do so.

Day Opening Hours Latest Equipment Hire Time Latest Equipment Return Time
Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm 1.30pm 2pm
Saturday Closed Closed Closed

Please note the service is closed on sundays and bank holidays.

Booking in Advance

Full year members are encouraged to book in advance to avoid disappointment and are able to book up to one week in advance by using the contact details below.

Telephone: 07379 689128
Email: Shopmobility@vas-swindon.org