British Red Cross website short term support for independent living

Information about the short term support that the British Red Cross can help with, I.e. care in the home, medical equipment loans, transport & escort assistance, therapeutic massage, and skin camouflage treatment.

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Freedom Pass

Website containing information about the “freedom pass” for people aged 60 years and over who live in London, enabling them to travel on public transport at no cost

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Get Wheelchair Wise

A guide to public transport for wheelchair users : basic facts and advice

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Who we are and What we do

The role of DPTAC, an independent body, is to advise the Government on the transport needs of disabled people. The leaflet includes a phone contact for information on how to plan a journey

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Wheels within Wheels a guide to using a wheelchair on public transport

Information guide about using a wheelchair on public transport, I.e. trains, trams, buses, coaches & taxis. It includes the law as it relates to disability, and information includes safety, and size of wheelchairs that can be used.

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Public transport and concessions

This factsheet provides information on practical and financial assistance with public transport that may be available to people who are aged 60 or over, or those who are disabled. It includes information about community transport schemes that people with disabilities may be able to access.

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