Shopmobility at Castlepoint, equipment is available for use by anyone, young or old, no matter whether their mobility impairment is temporary or permanent, or caused by illness, accident or age. This service is for anyone with mobility problems to help them get around independently with freedom, confidence and dignity.
Equipment including electric scooters, powered and manual wheelchairs can be hired by local residents or visitors to the area on a daily or long loan basis.
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We are moving to new premises at Castlepoint Shopping Centre on the 3rd of June.
We are moving to new premises on Thursday 3rd of June 2021 and you will be able to find our new office underneath Sainsburys in the Ground floor car park. Entrance is via the RED underground car park.
We will be closing Shopmobility on Wednesday 2nd of June at 2pm and will not re-open until Monday 7th June at 10am during this time.
General opening hours:-
Monday to Saturday 10am until 2.00pm
Bank Holidays – closed.
COVID secure environment
Anyone with Coronavirus symptoms – high temperature, new continuous cough, loss of taste or smell must not come into the Unit.
Scooters need to be pre-booked on 01202 534027
Payment will be taken by card during the phone booking.
All scooter and wheelchair bags have been removed due to hygiene measures in place.
SHOPMOBILITY AT CASTLEPOINT
For an annual fee of £10.00, members can benefit from a reduced fee of £3.00 for each visit and new members get the first hire free. First time visitors will be asked to register and will need to show some form of identification.
Visitors pay £6 per visit for hire of electric equipment, £5.00 for manual wheelchairs. Full training can be given on any of the equipment and bookings can be made in advance to ensure availability.
If required, overnight and longer hires of Castlepoint Shopmobility Mobility Equipment are available. A deposit will be required for this service.
At the moment the Shopmobility is only open from 10.00 am to 2.00 pm Monday to Friday (Closed Saturday)
How to find us
Castlepoint Shopmobility is located on the lower GROUND FLOOR car park, underneath Sainsburys , Castlepoint Shopping Park, Castle Lane West, Bournemouth BH8 9XA. Please note that Building work is currently taking place at Castlepoint Shopping Park. The car park is now divided into a BLUE zone and a RED zone. Shopmobility is situated in RED zone, enter via Aisle 19 and continue through the to the under-croft; we are on the right hand side. Parking is free at Castlepoint. There are disabled bays outside the unit, but if you use a disabled parking space you will need to display your blue badge.
The M1 bus from Poole stops near the unit and there are other bus stops nearby.
Castlepoint Shopmobility is part of the Wessex Shopmobility group. This means that members can use the other Shopmobility units in the Wessex group. Sites include: Andover, Basingstoke Chichester, Eastleigh, Fareham, Gosport, Havant, Southampton, Salisbury Portsmouth, Winchester, West Quay and The Isle of Wight.