The Shopmobility scheme allows people with limited mobility to use manual and powered wheelchairs and electric powered scooters to access local shops and use the town centre facilities.
Annual Membership is £8.00. Monthly membership is available for only £3, A holiday membership (one weeks membership) £1. Plus a non returnable deposit of:
Mid Devon Shopmobility do need your help with the running costs and a donation box is located at reception and any contributions will be gratefully received.
Shopmobility is for anyone over the age of 16, who has either permanent or temporary mobility problems.
We also offer a long term loan scheme on our Compact Scooters and our Manual Wheelchairs.
Monday to Thursday 09:00am - 17:00pm
Friday 09:00am - 16:30pm
You can book your wheelchair or scooter by either phoning or calling in to the centre. This should ensure that a particular wheelchair or scooter is available.
It is advisable to book wheelchairs and scooters in advance. To avoid disappointment and any inconvenience simply call us on 01884 242099.
At the Mid Devon Shopmobility Centre you will be met by a member of staff who will register you into the scheme. If you have not used the scheme before please bring some form of evidence of identification (e.g. Driving Licence or Blue/Orange badge, etc.).
Training in the use and operation of the wheelchairs and scooters is provided. Once you are confident its off to the shops and town centre.
All wheelchairs, scooters and equipment booked with Mid Devon Shopmobility is subject to availability of stock. Users of the Scheme must be able to satisfy Mid Devon Shopmobility staff that they are able to meet our vehicle training standards before using vehicles independently.