Community transport

Mobility mini-buses

Mobility mini-buses are available to organisations which are registered with Community Transport, a charity providing transport for the elderly and people with mobility impairment. This service is provided by Tower Hamlets community transport. For more information on this service call 020 7987 6447 or visit the Tower Hamlets community transport website.


This is a door to door mini-bus service for anyone unable to use public transport. The service must be booked 24 hours in advance.

Visit the Transport for London website to find out more.


Shopmobility schemes operate around the country in town centres and shopping centres. They lend or hire manual or powered wheelchairs and scooters to disabled people who need them to get around town centres and large shopping centres.
All schemes operate independently but you can find out about your nearest scheme by contacting the National Federation of Shopmobility on tel: 0845 6442 446.

Visit the Shopmobility website

Mobility bus services

These are scheduled bus services limited to particular times and days of the week. Buses operate from Tower Hamlets to neighbouring borough communities.

Mobility Bus services are operated by Hackney Community Transport for London Buses.

Tel: 020 7275 2400