The Forge Shopping Centre

Shopmobility

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The Forge Shopping Centre Shopmobility service provides FREE* access to manual wheelchairs for people with limited mobility, Allowing easy access to our shopping facilities.

Blue Sky Mobility has a mobility scheme in the centre that will allow them to run from their shop in the lower mall.  They will be running 3 different schemes Bronze, Silver and Gold. With these schemes you will be able to borrow mobility scooters, wheelchairs, power chairs, forearm walks, rollator and tri walkers.

  • Bronze scheme will cost £40 per year (80p per week) this allows you to borrow all the equipment listed for a maximum of 4 hours per day in the centre only if over the 4 hours there will be a £2 charge per hour.
  • The silver scheme is £75 per year (£1.45 per week) allows you to borrow all the equipment listed for a maximum of 8 hours per day in the centre only.
  • Lastly the Gold scheme is £120 per year (£2.31 per week) allows you to borrow all the equipment listed for a maximum of 8 hours per day in the forge shopping centre, forge market and forge retail park only.

If you do not want to become a member you can still have access to all of the listed equipment above for £6 for 4 hours or £10 for the day. This will require a deposit of £50 for this hire.

The service is available 7 days a week at the following times:

  • Monday to Friday : 9am – 5pm
  • Saturday : 9am – 5pm
  • Sunday: 11am – 4pm

Shopmobility is a service which provides manual wheelchairs and powered scooters to members of the public with limited mobility, to access local shopping facilities.

Shopmobility is for anyone, young or old, whether their disability is temporary or permanent. It is available for those with injuries, long or short-term disabilities and anyone who needs help with mobility. You do not need to be registered as disabled to use this service.

Have a look online at: https://www.blueskymobility.co.uk/