Service Overview

 

The Community Hire Service is an affordable, accessible transport option for registered charity and Community Groups.

Our wheelchair accessible vehicles are available for Community Hire with a seating capacity ranging from 15-17 seats (including the Driver). If a group has a wheelchair user, 2—4 seats are required to be removed (depending on the vehicle) to make the necessary room.

Please note we only have one vehicle capable of carrying 2 wheelchairs passengers at the same time. Although it is possible to hire more than one vehicle (subject to availability) for larger groups.

Vehicles can be booked (subject to availability) for your required duration; throughout the week, over the weekend, for a full week.

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Booking and cost

 

To register and book this service, please contact the main office. All bookings must be confirmed by a valid, completed booking form. Bookings will not be entered into our system without a fully completed, approved Booking Form. Bookings will be taken on a first come, first served basis.

  • Charged at £1.00 per mile
  • A minimum charge of £25.00
  • Overnight charge £12.00
 
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Drivers

 

All drivers MUST be trained to MiDAS* standard before they will be approved to drive our vehicles. Due to licensing restrictions, some people may only be allowed to drive a lighter weight class of bus. Our volunteer Bus Drivers are given full MiDAS training free of charge**. A full list of Volunteer Drivers will be given during the booking process.

*Minibus Drivers Awareness Scheme
**Subject to terms and conditions

Full terms and conditions are highlighted in the Booking Form. Additional information will be provided to the group and driver at the time of booking/hire.

 
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