Visit Southampton

Visitors with Disabilities

Southampton is keen to encourage visitors with disabilities to move around and enjoy the city independently, unhindered by accessibility issues.

Transport

Go-Mobility is a specialist taxi company that assists disabled people with their travel requirements.  With a specialist fleet of vehicles that allow wheelchairs to be loaded into their taxi’s, customers are comfortable throughout their journey.  Go-Mobility can take customers comfortably around Southampton and beyond.
 
Shopmobility has two Shopmobility schemes which can provide battery operated wheelchairs/scooters, or manual wheelchairs to anyone with limited mobility. City Shopmobility is located at a surface car park near the Above Bar Street pedestrian precinct and WestQuay Shopmobility is located on level 2 of the Podium Car Park.
 

Parking

Parking - Visitors displaying valid disabled persons’ Blue Badges can park free of charge in all Southampton City Council surface car parks, as well as in West Park Multi-Storey and on-street parking bays.
Please see the city's interactive parking map for information on these car parks.

There are also designated parking areas for people with disabilities at WestQuay Podium, WestQuay Multi-Storey, and West Quay Retail Park. Please check their websites for details.


Tourism

Please note Tourism for All UK is the UK Voice for Accessible Tourism. They are a national charity dedicated to making tourism welcoming to all.