Get free use of a mobility scooter

If you have a mobility impairment you can apply to join Dumfries mobility scooter scheme. This lets you hire mobility scooters in Dumfries town centre for 2 hours.

Who can join the scheme

Membership is free and open to anyone living in or visiting Dumfries and Galloway, aged 14 and over.

You do not have to be registered disabled to use the service.

Join the scheme

Complete the application form to join the scheme. You can download it or call 01387 253383 and we'll send you one.

Download an application form [PDF, 646KB]

For your first visit to use a mobility scooter, you'll need to bring:

  • your completed application form
  • proof of your identity, for example a Blue Badge, driving licence, bus pass or passport
  • proof of address, for example a recent utility bill or driving licence

You will also have to complete some basic training before your first use. This should take around 5 minutes.

Book a mobility scooter

It is advisable to book a vehicle in advance by calling 01387 253383.

Scooters are available Tuesday to Friday (except public holidays) at the following times:

  • Tuesdays, 10am to 2:30pm
  • Wednesdays, 10am to 1:30pm
  • Thursdays, 10am to 1:30pm
  • Fridays, 10am to 2:30pm

How to find us

Mobility scooters are kept at the booking office:

Mobility Scooter Service
Midsteeple Box Office
High Street

Disabled parking nearby

There's lots of disabled parking close to the Midsteeple for blue badge holders:

  • Queensberry Street, 5 disabled parking spaces
  • Great King Street, 3 disabled parking spaces
  • Munches Street car park, 2 disabled parking spaces
  • Dobie's Wynd, 4 disabled parking spaces
  • Loreburn Street car park, 2 disabled parking spaces
  • Irish Street car park, 4 disabled parking spaces