Unity Mobility

A short and long-term mobility equipment hire service to support people living in the Test Valley area.

short and long-term mobility equipment hire

How Unity Mobility can help you

Designed to make life easier for those who need additional mobility support, we take the stress out of sourcing the right equipment needed to help you maintain independence while out and about.

We also give you the opportunity to try different equipment to make sure it suits your needs, before you hire something.


Short and long-term mobility equipment hire

Based at the main Unity office in Andover, Unity Mobility offers short-term and long-term hire arrangements:

  • Short-term: ideal for those who want better access to shops and other locations in Andover town centre for a couple of hours
  • Long-term: ideal for those who need mobility equipment for longer periods. This service is available across the whole of the Test Valley

 

Opening Hours

Our normal opening hours are:

Monday                9.30am – 2.30pm
Tuesday                9.30am – 2.30pm
Wednesday 9.30am – 2.30pm
Thursday 9.30am – 2.30pm
Friday 9.30am – 2.30pm
Saturday 9.30am – 2.30pm
Sunday Closed

We are closed on Sundays and bank holidays

Please be mindful that hiring any equipment is a pre-bookable service and all bookings must be made before 1:30pm the day prior to hire commencing.

All equipment must be returned up to 30 minutes before close on the final day of your booking.

Please call 01264 352 000 to enquire about our services.

How to hire our mobility equipment

To book online simply click on the ‘Hire Equipment’ button below, or you can book by phone by calling us on 01264 352 000 where you can also discuss your needs with us.

We run a pre-bookable service and all bookings must be made before 1:30pm the day before you wish to hire any equipment.

How much does it cost?

Hire charges correct as of December 2022. 

Type of hire
Scooters
Wheelchairs
Walkers
Portable scooters
4x4 scooters
Daily hire*
£6.00 for first day
£4.00 for first day
£2.00 for first day
£8.00 for first day
£6.00 for first day
£2.00 for each additional day
£2.00 for each additional day
£1.00 for each additional day
£2.00 for each additional day
£2.00 for each additional day

* Members qualify for a 30% discount on these rates

For a small fee, we can arrange delivery of long-term equipment to your home. Short-term hires will need to be collected from our office during opening hours.

Become a Unity Mobility member

Become a Unity Mobility member for £10 a year and enjoy a number of benefits:

    • Access to equipment hire in any of the 11 Wessex Shopmobilities in Hampshire
    • Cover for damages and insurance
    • 30% Discount on mobility equipment
    • Access to a Walker for free
    • Regular newsletters and information about new equipment available and also events and activities happening in the local area
    • Information about the wider Shopmobility community

Access to our Changing Places facility

We are proud to offer a safe and clean environment at our Changing Places facility based at Andover bus station. Available to those who require the use of a fully accessible restroom it includes a changing bench and hoist, and accommodates up to two carers.

Changing Places Toilet Opening Times: Monday to Saturday, 9:30am to 2:30pm

(Closed Sundays and Bank Holidays)

Do you have access to a universal radar key? Pop into the office and we’ll be happy to help.

Radar key purchase: £4.00

Car parking availability for Unity Mobility customers

Parking is available at the rear of our office in the Chantry Centre for mobility customers looking to pick up / drop off hired equipment. This parking is also available to shoppers in the town centre who have hired equipment on a short-term basis. There is level access from the car park into our reception area.

 

Car parking permits

Car parking permits are available from our office on collection of hired equipment. Permits must be returned at the end of hire.

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