East Anglian DriveAbility

The East Anglian assessment
centre for people with disabilities

01842 753 029

Information Service


As well as our brochures detailing our own services and prices, we stock a variety of free information and booklets on various subjects including the following:

  • Motoring after amputation
  • Motoring with arthritis
  • Motoring after brain injury
  • Motoring with cerebral palsy
  • Motoring with multiple sclerosis
  • Motoring after a stroke
  • Motoring with restricted growth
  • Choosing A Car
  • Getting in/out of a car
  • Car controls / Adaptations
  • getting a wheelchair into a car
  • Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles
  • Local and National adaptation suppliers and fitters.
  • Items to make driving more comfortable (such as cushions, seat belt extensions, mirrors, restraints and other accessories).
  • Scooter Hire/Buying
  • Charities & Organisations that may offer financial help (such as The Stroke Association)
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Useful Links


  • Disability & Driving

    DISABLED MOTORING UK
    National Headquarters &
    Registered Office
    Ashwellthorpe
    Norwich
    NR16 1EX
    Tel: 01508 489449
    Fax: 01508 488173
    Email: enquiries@mobilise.info
    www.mobilise.info

    DISABLED MOTORIST FEDERATION (DMF)
    c/o Mr J Killick
    145 Knoulberry Road
    Blackfell
    Washington
    NE37 1JN
    Tel / Fax: 0191 4163172
    Email: jkillick2214@compuserve.com

    DVLA
    Customer Enquiries
    Swansea
    SA99 1BL
    Tel: 0300 790 6806
    www.dvla.gov.uk

    MOTABILITY OPERATIONS
    (For general enquiries about the car scheme)
    City Gate House
    22 Southwark Bridge Road
    London SE1 9HB
    Tel: 0845 456 4566
    www.motability.co.uk

    MOTABILITY
    (for oversight of the scheme)
    Warwick House
    Roydon Road
    Harlow
    Essex
    CM19 5PX
    Telephone: 01279 635999 (8.45am till 5.15pm Monday to Friday)
    Fax: 01279 632000
    Minicom (textphone): 01279 632213

    NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR BIKERS WITH A DISABILITY (NABD)
    Unit 20
    The Bridgewater Centre
    Robson Avenue
    Urmston
    Manchester M41 7TE
    Tel / Fax: 08444154849
    E-mail for general enquiries: nabd@nabd.org.uk
    www.nabd.org.uk

    BLUE BADGE NETWORK
    198 Wolverhampton Street
    Dudley
    West Midlands
    DY1 1DZ
    Tel/Fax: 01384 257001
    Email: headoffice@bluebadgenetwork.org.uk

    ACCESS TO WORK
    Business Centre
    900 The Cresent
    Colchester
    CO4 9YQ Tel: 01206 288788
    Textphone: 01206 288789

  • Self Help Organisations

    The following websites contain information for people who want details of funding for assessment or help towards a pavement vehicle/ vehicle and/or adaptations by Disabled Charities.

    The Forum of Mobility Centres website has links to the Department for Transport 'Sources of Finance' page.


    The following website lists many of the major charities. Charity Choice is a comprehensive directory of over 10,000 charities to search from. You can donate to charities online securely, make a request, find out about their benefits and aims as well as full contact details.

    www.charitychoice.co.uk

  • Norfolk Contacts
    Transport

    Community Transport Guide for Norfolk , Feb 2005
    Access the site, type 'community transport' in the search bar at the top and follow the link to Community Transport Guide

    Norfolk County Council Passenger Transport Group
    Tel: 0844 800 8003
    www.passengertransport.norfolk.gov.uk

    West Norfolk Community Transport Project
    St James Multistorey Car Park,
    South Clough Lane
    Kings Lynn
    Tel: 01553 770 310
    Open: Monday-Friday 9:00am-4:00pm
    www.wnct.co.uk
    Swaffham: 01760 720 906, Mon-Fri 9:00-3:00
    Downham Market: 01366 387 165, Mon-Fri 9:00 Ð 3:00


    Information

    Independent Living Norfolk
    15-17 Manor Farm Barns
    Fox Road
    Framlingham Pigot
    Norwich NR14 7PZ
    Tel: 01508491222

    Norfolk Health
    24 Exchange Street , Norwich , NR2 1AX
    Tel: 0800 665544

    Norfolk Carers Helpline
    PO BOX 154 , Norwich , NR3 4EZ
    Tel: 0808 808 9876

    West Norfolk Disability Information Service
    14 Tuesday Market Place
    Kings Lynn
    PE30 1JN
    Tel: 01553 776177
    www.wndis.org.uk
    E mail: jt@wndis.org.uk

    Norfolk Disability Information Service
    The Vauxhall Centre, Norwich
    Tel: 01603 729802


    Services

    Wheelchair Services ( Southern Norfolk )
    NCC Adult Social Services, County Hall, Martineau Lane , Norwich , NR1 2SQ
    Tel: 01603 223189
    Email: norwich.wheelchairs@norfolk-pct.nhs.uk

    The Hand Partnership (Sales, servicing, repairs, hire, advice on scooters & w/cÕs)
    Horning Road West
    Hoveton
    Norwich
    Norfolk NR12 8QJ
    Tel: 01603 448000

    British Red Cross
    Coronation Road, Norwich , NR6 5HD
    Tel: 01603 426 361


    Disability Groups

    Norfolk and Norwich Scope
    Cerebral Palsy Enquiry Line
    Tel: 01603 414115
    www.nansa.org.uk

    AlzheimerÕs Society
    Charing Cross Centre
    17-19 St John Maddermarket
    Norwich NR2 1DN
    Tel: 01603 763857
    www.alzheimers.org.uk


    Shopmobility

    Norwich Shopmobility
    2 Castle Mall, Norwich, NR1 3DD
    Tel: 01603 766 430
    Open: Monday-Sunday 10:00amÐ 4:30pm


    Advocacy and Advice

    Norfolk Coalition of Disabled People
    NCODP Central Team ,15-17 Manor Farm Barns, Fox Road ,Framingham Pigot
    Norwich, NR14 7PZ
    Tel:01508 491210
    www.ncodp.org.uk

    Age Concern,
    County Office , 300 St Faiths Road, Old Catton, Norwich NR6 7BJ
    Tel: 01603 787111
    www.acnorfolk.org.uk

  • Suffolk Contacts
    Transport

    Community Transport Guide Suffolk
    www.a2binfo.net

    Suffolk County Council Transport Unit
    (Dial a Ride, Public Bus Service, Community Car Scheme, Wheels within Wheels)
    Tel: 01473 58300 switchboard
    08456066067 public enquiries
    www.suffolkcc.gov.uk/transport/community-trans.html


    Information

    Ipswich Disabled Advice Bureau
    19 Tower Street , Ipswich , IP1 3BE
    Tel: 01473 217313
    Email: Dab.Ipswich@btopenworld.com

    DIAL Lowestoft & Waveney (Disablement Information & Advice Line)
    161 Rotterdam Road , Lowestoft , NR32 2EZ
    Tel:01502 511333

    The West Suffolk Disability Resource Centre
    Papworth House,
    4 Bunting Road,
    Moreton Hall Estate,
    Bury St Edmunds,
    IP32 7BX

    Optua
    Optua House,
    Hill View Business Park,
    Old Ipswich Road,
    Claydon,
    Ipswich,
    Suffolk
    IP6 0AJ
    01473 836777
    www.optua.org.uk

    Suffolk Family Carers
    Unit 9, Hill View Business Park,
    Old Ipswich Road,
    Claydon, Ipswich,
    Suffolk,
    IP6 0AJ
    Tel: 01473 835400
    www.suffolk-carers.co.uk


    Services

    British Red Cross
    Red Cross House, Lamdin Road,
    Bury St Edmunds,
    IP32 6NU
    Tel: 01284 727252

    West Suffolk Wheelchair Service

    West Suffolk DRC,
    Papworth House,
    4 Bunting Road,
    Moreton Hall Estate,
    Bury St Edmunds,
    IP32 7BX
    Tel: 01284 748844

    East Suffolk Wheelchair Service
    Chantry Clinic,
    Hawthorne Drive,
    Ipswich,
    IP2 0QY
    Tel: 01473 692727

    The Wren Centre
    Ipswich and East Suffolk Centre for Independent Living
    7 Wren Avenue,
    Ipswich,
    IP2 0TJ
    Tel: 01473 686804

    The Waveney Centre for Independent Living
    161 Rotterdam Road,
    Lowestoft,
    NR32 2EZ
    Tel/minicom 01502 405454


    Disability Groups

    For a comprehensive list of disability groups available in Suffolk contact:
    Suffolk Disability Information Group,
    www.dialnet.f2s.com/sdig


    Shopmobility

    Bury St Edmunds
    St Edmundsbury Borough Council, 6 Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1UB
    Tel: 01284 757175
    Open: Mon - Sat 9 am - 6 pm

    Ipswich
    Buttermarket Shopping Centre,
    St. Stephens Lane,
    Ipswich,
    Suffolk,
    IP1 1DT
    Tel: 01473 222 225
    Open: Mon-Sat 9:30am-4:30pm

    Lowestoft
    Lowestoft Station,
    Denmark Road,
    Lowestoft,
    NR23 2EG
    Tel: 01502 588 857
    Open: Mon-Sat 9:00am-4:00pm


    Advocacy and Advice

    Age Concern Advice & Advocacy Service, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
    Tel: 01284748889

    OPTUA Advice and Advocacy Line
    01449 672781

  • Cambridgeshire Contacts
    Transport

    Cambridgeshire County Council Community Transport Guide
    Fenland,
    Huntingdonshire,
    East Cambs,
    South Cambs
    Tel: Community Transport Officer 01223 715606
    www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/transport/around/community/

    Cambridge Dial-a-Ride
    Rane Court,
    Unit 4,
    1 Coldhams Road,
    Cambridge CB1 3EW
    Tel: 01223 506335 9am-12 noon .
    www.colc.co.uk/cambridge/dialaride/

    For up to date traffic information www.frixo.com


    Information

    Directions Plus
    Cambridgeshire Disability Advice and Information Service
    1 Orwell Furlong,
    Cowley Road,
    Cambridge,
    CB4 0WY
    Cambridge & S Cambridgeshire : 01223 569600
    E Cambridgeshire : 01353 669431
    Fenland: 01354 659179
    www.directions-plus.org.uk

    Disability Information Service Huntingdonshire
    DISH, Pendrill Court , Ermine Street North, Papworth Everard, Cambridge , CB23 3UY Tel: 01480 830833

    DIAL Peterborough (Disablement Information & Advice Line)
    Kingfisher Centre, The Cresset, Bretton, Peterborough , PE3 8DX Tel: 01733 265551

    The Carers Centre
    Primrose Street, Cambridge , CB4 3EH Tel: 01223 712055


    Services

    Services
    Disability Resource Centre
    Ground Floor, Keynes House,
    Trumpington Street,
    Cambridge
    CB2 1QA
    Tel : 01223 766863

    British Red Cross
    Unit C, 511 Coldhams Lane,
    Cambridge,
    CB1 3JS
    Tel: 01223 868686

    The Wheelchair Service
    The Rehabilitation Services Centre,
    BOX120, Addenbrookes Hospital,
    Hills Road,
    Cambridge,
    CB2 2QQ
    Tel: 01223 217870


    Disability Groups

    Alphabetically lists disability organisations in Cambridgeshire.
    www.directions-plus.org.uk


    Shopmobility

    Cambridge
    Park Street,
    Car Park,
    Cambridge
    Tel: 01223 461858 (Mon-Sat 10:00am-4:00pm )

    Ely
    Ely Museum,
    The Old Gaol,
    Market Street,
    Ely,
    CB7 4LS
    Tel: 01353 666655 (Thurs-Sat 10:30am-1:00pm , 2:00pm-4:00pm )

    Peterborough
    Level 11, Queensgate Centre Car Park,
    Peterborough,
    PE1 1NT
    Tel: 01733 313 133 (Mon-Friday 10:00am-5:00pm , Sat 0:00am-5:00pm, Sun 10-2)


    Advocacy & Advice

    Age Concern Cambridgeshire
    2 Victoria Street,
    Chatteris,
    PE16 6AP
    Tel: 01354 696650

  • Essex Contacts
    Transport

    Directory of Accessible and Community Transport in Essex
    Disability Essex
    Centre for Disability Studies
    Rocheway, Rochford , Essex , SS4 1DQ
    Tel: 0844 412 1771
    www.disabilityessex.org


    Information

    DIAL Basildon (Disablement Information & Advice Line)
    Room 7, The Basildon Centre, St Martins Square , SS14 1DL
    Tel: 01268 294495

    DIAL Southend (Disablement Information & Advice Line)
    c/o SAVS, 29-31Alexandra Street, Southend on Sea , SS1 1BW
    Tel: 0800 7316372

    Essex Disabled Peoples Association
    Disability Essex
    Centre for Disability Studies
    Rocheway, Rochford , Essex , SS4 1DQ
    Tel: 01245253400
    www.disabilityessex.org


    Services

    British Red Cross
    200 London Road , Chelmsford , CM2 9AD
    Tel:01245 280283

    Wheelchair Services Essex
    Harold Wood Hospital Tel: 01708 345533
    Pearce House, Thurrock Hospital Tel: 01375 364 455
    Gemini Centre, Chelmsford Tel: 01245 318560
    Colchester General, Hospital Tel: 01206 747474
    Leigh on Sea, Hospital Tel: 01702 552900
    Independent Living Centre, BishopÕs Stortford 01279 698900


    Disability Groups

    For an up to date list of disability groups in Essex contact:
    Essex Disabled Peoples Association
    Adult Community College
    Rocheway, Rochford , Essex , SS4 1DQ
    Tel: 01245253400
    www.disabilityessex.org


    Shopmobility

    Barking and Dagenham
    51 Ripple Road , Barking, IG11 7NT
    Tel:0208 252 5340
    Mon-Fri 9:30-4:30 , Sat 10:00-4:00

    Basildon Eastgate Centre,
    103a, Eastgate , Southernham, Basildon , Essex , SS14 1EB
    Tel: 01268 533 644
    Mon-Sat 9:00-5:30.

    Brentwood
    Coptfold Road Car Park, Brentwood , CM14 4BN
    Tel: 01277 219 987
    Mon-Fri 8:00-6:00 , Sat 8:00-5:00

    Chelmsford
    The Meadows, Chelmsford, CM2 6FD
    Tel: 01245 357097
    Mon-Sat 8.15-5:30, Sun 10:00-4:30

    Clacton and Tendring
    114 Pier Avenue , Clacton-on-Sea , CO15 1NJ
    Tel:01255 435566
    Mon-Fri 9:30-4:00 , Sat 9:30-1:00

    Colchester
    15 Queen Street , Colchester , C01 2PH
    Tel:01206 505256
    Mon-Fri 10:00-4:00

    Harlow
    Post Office Road , Harlow , CM20 1BJ
    Tel:01279 419196
    Mon-Fri 9:00-4:00 , Sat 9:00-3:00 , closed Weds


    Advocacy and Advice

    Independent Living Advocacy (ILA Essex)
    Tel: 01245 380888

    Age Concern Essex 112 Springfield Road , Chelmsford , CM2 6LF
    Tel: 01245 264499

    Essex Coalition of Disabled People
    Ivan Peck House, 1 Russell Way , Widford Industrial Estate, Chelmsford , CM1 3AA
    Tel:01245 392300
    Textphone: 01245 392302
    www.ecdp.co.uk

  • Lincolnshire Contacts
    Transport

    Community Transport Guide Lincolnshire
    www.a2binfo.net

    Social Services Transportation
    Transport Services Group
    Lincolnshire County Council
    4th Floor, City Hall
    Lincoln. LN1 1DN
    Tel: 01522 782070
    Fax: 01522 568735

    Lincolnshire Dial-A-Ride
    Dial-A-Ride Manager, Transport Services Group, City Hall, Lincoln , LN1 1DN
    Tel: 0845 4564474
    Email: dialaride@lincolnshire.gov.uk


    Information

    DIAL CarersÕ Support Centre
    11 Recombe Lane , Brigg , DN20 8AU
    Tel:01652 650585

    DARE 4U
    The Manse, Old Brumby Street , Scunthorpe , DN16 2DB
    Tel: 01724 298142


    Services

    Brumby Resource Centre, Disability Services
    East Common Lane , Scunthorpe , DN16 1QQ
    Tel: 01724 298000
    Textphone 01724 298035

    British Red Cross
    1a, Market Place, Grantham , NG31 6EJ
    Tel: 01476 592507


    Disabled Living Centres

    Lincoln
    Ancaster Day Centre, Boundary Street , Lincoln , LN5 8NJ
    Tel: 01522 545111

    Boston
    Scott House, Skirbeck Road , Boston , PE21 6DG
    Tel: 01205 367597

    Stamford
    33 Ryhall Road , Stamford , PE9 1UF
    Tel: 01780 480599


    Advocacy and Advice

    North East Lincolnshire Disability Access
    Unit 26, Grimsby Business Centre, King Edward Street , Grimsby , DN31 3JH
    Tel: 01472 234222

    Lincolnshire Association of People with Disabilties
    Ancaster Day Centre, Boundary Street , Lincoln , LN5 8NJ
    Tel:01522 530301
    www.lapd.uk.com

    Age Concern
    Day Centre, Park Street , Lincoln , LN1 1UQ
    Tel: 01522 527694
    www.ageconcernlincoln.co.uk

Forum of Mobility Centres

www.mobility-centres.org.uk

The website also provides links to the Department for Transport website offering interesting and useful
factsheets and information.


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