Dorchester Shopmobility

What does it do?

Provides the short term loan of a wheelchair (powered or manual) or a powered scooter.

Who it is for?

People who have mobility problems who wish to shop or visit Dorchester Town Centre. Clients do not have to be registered disabled.

Where it is available?

Local service (West Dorset).

What it costs:

Full membership fee: £20 per year plus £1 per trip.
Trial membership fee: £10 for 3 months plus £1 per trip.
Day visitor fee: (pay on day): £3 for a Wheelchair and £6 for a Scooter (plus a £5 refundable deposit). 

How to access or apply for it:

Telephone the Shopmobility Office on  01202 661770 or email

What to expect then:

Members are entitled to unlimited use at all Shopmobility Sites in Dorset: Christchurch, Poole, Dorchester, Ferndown, Wimborne and Weymouth.

Additional information:

The Service is available from 9.45am - 3.45pm every Wednesday and must be booked in advance.


Info last updated:

Charles Street Car Park, Dorchester, Dorset, BH15 1TA