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Westgate Shopping Centre

Westgate Shopping Centre

Details

Shopmobility is a free service offering loan of wheelchairs and electric scooters to people who need them for shopping and sightseeing in Oxford city centre. There are a variety of electric scooters and electric or manual wheelchairs. The staff provide free lessons on using this equipment.
At present the unit is situated in the Westgate Car Park in a temporary building next to the car park office at the back of the Car park, but will move temporarily at the start of the building work during 2009 to temporary accommodation next the Ice Rink in Oxpens Road. This will be until the new car park is built in Norfolk Street.

Public toilets

Disabled access

Disabled Parking bays available in the car park on shopping level. Changing Place toilet facility is available in the Shopmobility Unit at the Westgate Car Park. It is open between the hours of 8:30 and 18:00, outside Shopmobility opening hours contact the Car Park office next to Shopmobility unit for a key. The facility is used by anyone that needs a changing bed and hoist in order to use a toilet or change pads.

Opening details

Normal opening hours are from 9am to 4.30pm Monday to Saturday.

The scheme is closed on Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays. On the May Bank Holiday and the August Bank Holiday we are also closed on the Tuesday. Please ring if you are unsure about when the unit is open.

Prices

Free entry

Registration and booking required.

Contact

Oxford Shopmobility

Address

37 Westgate Shopping Centre,
Oxford,
OX1 1NT

Mobility Service, free entry

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SP 511060  Lat: 51.75036 Long: -1.26116

Facilities

  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

Disabled Parking bays available in the car park on shopping level. Changing Place toilet facility is available in the Shopmobility Unit at the Westgate Car Park. It is open between the hours of 8:30 and 18:00, outside Shopmobility opening hours contact the Car Park office next to Shopmobility unit for a key. The facility is used by anyone that needs a changing bed and hoist in order to use a toilet or change pads.