Equipment Hire ( Please check Latest News page for information about weekend hire service and bank holiday closures )

LATEST NEWS - STAFF HOLIDAYS 15th to 28th October 2018

Due to staff holidays DAG will be running a limited mobility equipment hire service from 15th to 28th October 2018, inclusive. 

The service will be open 10am - 4pm at Whitby Library on Mondays and Fridays only.

On Tuesdays and Thursdays collections and returns may be possible from the DAG office at Church House Centre, Flowergate, Whitby, YO21 3BA. Please phone 01947 821001 in advance to check availability.

Closed Wednesdays. During this period there will be no weekend collection or return service. 

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Basic Information

We have self-propelled wheelchairs, manual push wheelchairs, all-terrain/ beach wheelchairs and 4-wheeler mobility scooters available to hire. Wheeled walkers are available on a loan basis. Stick holders are available on request.

All of our mobility equipment is fully insured for use in the UK.

User manuals are provided. All mobility scooters have small baskets fitted to their steering columns. 

Mobility equipment must be stored securely overnight, preferably indoors or protected from the weather. Access to electricity supply required for overnight charging of scooters.

Mobility equipment can be hired Mondays and Fridays 10am - 4pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays 10am-1pm, from our desk in Whitby Library, Windsor Terrace, Whitby, YO21 1ET, and at all other times (during office hours) through the DAG office (see Contacting Us us for opening times). Contact the DAG office directly on Tuesdays and Thursdays after 1pm. Someone will come and met you at Whitby Library.

Closed Wednesdays and weekends. If you wish to hire a mobility scooter or wheelchair on a Saturday or Sunday, arrangements must be made for collections/ delivery/ returns on the Friday or Monday.

Proof of ID is required when collecting equipment.

A Terms & Conditions of Hire Form must be completed when hiring mobility scooters.

Free delivery/collection available in Whitby town where possible, depending on availibility of volunteers. Deliveries/ collections can be arranged to addresses outside of the town and will be subject to charges depending on the distance.

Manual push wheelchairs, self-propelling wheelchairs and mobility scooters ARE NOT suitable to take on to the sand at the beach, and MUST NOT come into contact with the sea water.