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The Scootability scheme, run by Camden and Islington Council, provides powered wheelchairs and scooters for free on a short-term loan. For service users who require a powerchair for outdoor mobility only (ie for people who are still mobile within their home).

Scootability loans vehicles to residents in Camden and Islington who meet the following criteria:

  • be at least 16 years
  • have a mobility impairment
  • have proof of permanent residence
  • have suitable charging and secure storage facilties
  • have a vehicle accessible home
  • have suitable charging and storage facilities

Service provided:

  • provides powered wheelchairs and scooters for free on a short term loan basis
  • loan periods are from one to seven days at a time
  • two types of free membership available
  • delivery to and pick up from the service user's home
  • powerchair training offered
  • custom made ramps for eligible users who may require them
  • a home assessment carried out by a qualified professional to ensure that a vehicle will not be stolen or vandalised
  • members scheme insurance provided and members are sent the terms and conditions

Contact Scootability direct for further information or an application form.


PO Box 64175, London, WC1A 9BY
Umbrella org:
Camden & Islington Councils
Contact name:
Camden Accessible Travel Solutions
020 7974 5919
free to Camden residents
How to apply:
self referral, complete application form then home assessment - phone to request application form