Access for disabled people

Darlington has an extensive network of wheelchair accessible routes and dropped kerbs. You can also find contact details of organisations where you can hire wheelchairs or mobility scooters

Darlington Association on Disability

Darlington Association on Disability can offer information and advice on wheelchairs, the hire of mobility scooters and details of wheelchair accessible routes in the town. For more information visit the Darlington Association on Disability website [external link]

Wheelchair assessments

Assessments are available for both manual and powered wheelchairs from the Wheelchair Clinic situated within Darlington Memorial Hospital. Telephone 01325 743861 or visit the County Durham and Darlington NHS website [external link]

Buying and borrowing wheelchairs 

You can hire wheelchairs on a short-term basis from the following organisations:

Repairs and returns

For any repairs to a wheelchair (but not accessories) as provided by the Wheelchair Department at Darlington Memorial Hospital, please contact Medi–Quipment Services [external link]

If you no longer require the wheelchair you were provided with, please contact the Wheelchair Department to arrange collection - 01325 743861.