Improving the lives of Disabled People

Daily Hire & Membership

Daily hire of mobility scooters, powered and manual wheelchairs to enable people with mobility difficulties to access shops and other facilities in Chester city centre and Ellesmere Port. You can request a booking using our online form or call us on the numbers below.

Sales

A wide range of mobility equipment and independent living aids are available for sale, at competitive prices from our shop.

Maintenance & Repairs

Let us look after the servicing or repair of your own equipment from our fully equipped workshop.

Ability Angels

Friendly, trained volunteer helpers (Ability Angels) who can accompany disabled people or older people to enable them to do their own shopping. Assistance available includes carrying bags, reaching for items, guiding sensory impaired customers and help for wheelchair users.

Did you know in 2016/2017?

We handled over 3,000 bookings for mobility scooters and wheelchairs

Shopmobility Users

Shopmobility West Cheshire Fees

Annual membership
Cheshire West and Chester residents £25.00
Non-Cheshire West & Chester residents £30.00
Single day hire (return on same day)
Members £3.00
Non-Members £10.00
Multi day hire (up to 7 days)
Mobility Scooters and Powered Wheelchairs £30.00
Manual Wheelchairs, Rollators and Ramps £20.00
*Maximum continuous hire period is 4 weeks

As part of Shopmobility West Cheshire we work with partners Vale Royal Disability Services – VRDS in Northwich and Winsford to provide a borough-wide Shopmobility Service in accordance with a contract from Cheshire West and Chester Council.

Membership enables customers to hire equipment from any of the 4 shopmobility centres across the Cheshire West and Chester area.
Customers can join the Shopmobility West Cheshire membership scheme (ideal for repeat users) or alternatively use the service as non-members (eg one-off or occasional users).

Use of the service is subject to registration together with sight of 2 forms of identification. All customers will be given instruction in the safe use of equipment and must demonstrate their competence to use the equipment.

We reserve the right to decline the hire of equipment or to request evidence from a GP, optician, or other qualified assessor about a customer’s ability to operate mobility equipment safely.

Conditions of Hire Apply

  • Availability of equipment is subject to servicing, repair and demand.
  • Advance booking is recommended.

Opening Times

Mon-Sat: 9.30am – 4.30pm (Ellesmere Port and Chester)
Sun: 10.30am – 3.30pm (Chester only)

For more information please contact Shopmobility Chester on 01244 312 626 or Shopmobility Ellesmere Port on 0151 355 1420.

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