Access to Shopping and Facilities in Bassetlaw
Shopmobility is a free service provided by Bassetlaw Distict
Council which is available to anyone who has limited mobility.
This could be through a long or short term physical impairment or
illness an accident or advancing age.
The scheme enables disabled people to loan a scooter or
wheelchair to travel around the Town Centre within the boundary
How to become a Member
You will be asked to complete a simple registration form.
For this you will need to:
- Bring two forms of identification
- Payment of £1.60
- Have your photograph taken for the membership card
You can either download a copy of the
registration form and fill it in at home. Or call in at
one of the Shopmobility sites where you can fill one in. If
you require any help with the form, staff are available at the
Where are we located
Chancery Lane Car Park
Tel: 01777 705432
Opening times: 9.00am - 4.00pm Tuesday to
Retford Bus Station
Tel: 01777 708754, Monday to Saturday, 9.00 am
- 4.00 pm
The Retford Bus Station Shopmobility provides scooters and
wheelchairs for people who travel by bus. You will need to become a
member of Shopmobility.
Staff at the Bus Station Reception will advise you how to do
this, there will be a charge of £1.60 payable at Retford
Shopmobility for your photograph for the membership card.
The scooters at Retford Bus Station cannot be booked in advance.
It is on availability on the day. The equipment can be hired for a
period of two hours.
How to Make Your Booking
Please telephone our office to make sure that a
scooter/wheelchair is available. The equipment may be booked for
two hours maximum or longer if the equipment is available on
quieter days. Please book in advance to avoid disappointment.
If you no longer require a scooter/wheelchair that has been
booked, please be kind enough to give us a cancellation call.
Using the Equipment
Our staff will ensure that you have full training before going
out with the equipment. You will be required to sign training and
There is parking for Disabled Badge Holders outside the
ShopMobility Unit, Chancery Lane Car Park in Retford.
You are advised that certain makes of scooter have a weight
carrying limit, which are displayed in the individual ShopMobility
Unit. The overloading of vehicles is prohibited, and results in
invalidation of insurance cover. The client should inform the
member of staff on duty, if they think there may be the risk of
overloading. Failure to do so will result in termination of
membership. The issuing of scooters to individuals is according to
the discretion of the ShopMobility Assistant.
Other Shopmobility Sites in Bassetlaw
Priory Centre Car Park, Worksop
Last Updated - 11/10/2011