3. Borrowing a Wheelchair from the Disability Information Bureau

Short Term Wheelchair Loan

Red Cross operate a scheme and can offer the short-term or temporary loan of wheelchairs to anyone who has a disability e.g. after a short illness or operation, to enable someone to return to work or school more quickly or to take a holiday or day trip.

They provide wheelchairs:

  • you can push yourself in (self-propelled)
  • someone else can push in (transit)
  • to suit your size and weight – from extra small (suitable for children over five) to extra large
  • with accessories, e.g. leg extension.

For more information use this link  https://www.redcross.org.uk/get-help/borrow-a-wheelchair or call 0300 4561914


In Macclesfield, you can also loan wheelchairs from

Express Hearing and Mobility 12 Chestergate Macclesfield Cheshire SK11 6BA

01625 427558


Helpful Hand 6-8 Chester Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK11 8DG

01625 424438

All charge for their service