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Shopmobilty at Prince Bishops Place

At Prince Bishops place, we are proud to call Durham our home. From the stunning skylines to – of course – the shopping, the city has something for everyone.

However, with its hills and cobbles, it can be a tricky place to navigate, especially for those with mobility and accessibility issues. Enter Shopmobility.


Assisting Durham’s Visitors & Residents

Based in Prince Bishops Place (Level 1 of the car park), they have over 25 years experience of helping people in Durham.

Local and independent, Shopmobility is a scheme which hires out mobility solutions including motorised scooters and manually operated and power assisted wheelchairs to assist in making Durham City and County Durham an accessible place to visit, enjoy and shop.

Shopmobility Services

Durham City Shopmobility offer a range of physical services to assist those with mobility issues. Including the hire of:

  • Scooters
  • Electric and manual wheelchairs
  • Rollators
  • Walking frames
  • Crutches

In addition, they also:

  • provide freedom from reduced mobility
  • offer support and advice on mobility issues
  • arrange excursions and trips
  • are piloting a wheelchair maintenance and repair service.



Shopmobility can be contacted on 0191 386 8556 or via email at

Learn More

You can find out more about Shopmobilty here, and if you are visiting Durham by car, don’t forget you can park in our accessible car park, set in the heart of the city.

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