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At Shopmobility we know it’s the little things that change peoples’ lives like….

* Going shopping
* Spending time with family and friends
* Taking the dog for a walk
* Walking along the Leas
* Exploring the Coastal Park

With Shopmobility... you can go where you want… when you want…

Folkestone Shopmobility is run by the Wheelchair Users Group. Our scheme hires electric mobility scooters and manual wheelchairs to members of the public with limited mobility to shop and to visit leisure facilities in and around the town centre.

Shopmobility operates from
Shop 21, Second Floor,
Bouverie Place Shopping Centre,
Alexandra Gardens,
Folkestone, Kent  CT20 1AU.

Opening Hours:

Monday to Saturday 10am to 3pm

Higher Charges for Hire Charges

As from 1st April 2018 the price for scooter and wheelchair hire is changing.

Daily scooter use:
£3 for 2 hours plus £1 for each additional hour
(ie up to 5 hours at £6 per day)

Holiday hire:
Manual wheelchairs: £7 per day (£20 per week)
Scooters: £12 per day (£60 per week)

Emergency hire:
Manual wheelchairs is also available subject to availability
(holiday rates apply).

Telephone 01303 226500


Wheelchair Users Group

Registered Charity 1064955
The reason for the increase is that in the current economic climate it is becoming increasingly difficult to raise sufficient money for our services.
NB Please note!
Opening times are 10am to 3pm – Monday to Saturday
(Closed Bank Holidays)

As from 1st April 2018, there will be a late return fee of £5.00.
Please be back on time.

Contact us for more info