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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.

Buying and borrowing wheelchairs 

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