Wheelchair and mobility hire in London

Find out where to hire a wheelchair or mobility scooter in London.
A man pushing another man in a wheelchair at London's Heathrow Airport
Learn where you can hire a wheelchair in London. Image courtesy of Shutterstock.

London has many accessible sights and wheelchair-friendly attractions to discover during your trip to the capital. 

Where to hire a wheelchair in London

Many London companies hire out wheelchairs and other accessibility equipment. Try Mobility Equipment Hire Direct or Direct Mobility, which specialise in the short-term rental of mobility scooters and wheelchairs. Book online in advance for delivery to your London accommodation during your visit.

Alternatively, check out London Wheelchair Rental to have a lightweight folding wheelchair delivered to London Heathrow Airport on your arrival or to your London hotel.

Man in a wheelchair talks to a woman on the South Bank in London

Wheelchair hire at London attractions

You can borrow a wheelchair when visiting some major London attractions, including:

Get in touch with the venue in advance to book a wheelchair on your preferred date, and find out more about which attractions offer wheelchair hire with AccessAble. There's often a small fee or deposit required to hire a wheelchair, although some places offer them for free. 

Where to hire a mobility scooter in London

Many companies that hire out wheelchairs also have mobility scooters for visitors to the capital. Check out your options at Mobility Equipment Hire Direct or Direct Mobility, which specialise in short-term mobility scooter hire. For delivery to your accommodation in London, book online in advance.


Enjoy visiting London’s shopping areas with ShopMobility. This scheme provides mobility equipment such as scooters, manual wheelchairs and powered wheelchairs at some shopping centres in the capital.

Some schemes charge and others are free, but it's always recommended that you get in touch in advance. 

ShopMobility facilities are available at Westfield London. Visit ShopMobility UK for the full list of locations in London.

Find out more about accessible services, tours and attractions in London.