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I want to travel to London overnight with my son who uses a wheelchair. I can't find any suitable accommodation. I need suggestions please
Hi Patricia.

Second thread on suitable accommodation recently.

( Previous thread : https://www.carersuk.org/forum/support- ... word-38782 )

Internet search ... LONDON WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE ACCOMMODATION ... will reveal many ... mainly commercial ... but hardly any will have an online facility for a virtual tour ...
so that one can see exactly what they interpret as " Wheelchair friendly. "

London ... public transport is literally a nightmare ... Transport for London have an online guide :

https://tfl.gov.uk/transport-accessibility/

( Care ! What may be advertised may not , in practice , be available ... lack of staff for instance ? )

Again , an Internet search will reveal many independent reviews of public transport in London ... mainly negative.

If monies are no object , London taxis ... some specially adapted ... may be the only answer to get from A to B ... if a few miles are involved.

London features quite often in the main DISABILITY TRAVEL thread :

https://www.carersuk.org/forum/support- ... -you-34170
Sorry I can't offer something more concrete, but be weary when they say "accessible" as this can mean literally just that you can get the wheelchair in the door (and does not extend to the bathroom facilities etc)

On a side note if you have to use taxis don't assume they are all wheelchair friendly as a good number of times I've seen they actually had the ramps on the black cabs welded shut.. (usually a good indicator the driver paid somebody else to do their BTEC for them) Better off booking and spelling it out to them what you need.

Good luck
Try premier inns where there should be no access problems. They are more geared up to most other hotels.

https://www.booking.com/accessible-trav ... en-gb.html

https://www.disabledaccessholidays.com/ ... London.asp
sunnydisposition wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:35 pm
Try premier inns where there should be no access problems. They are more geared up to most other hotels.

https://www.booking.com/accessible-trav ... en-gb.html

https://www.disabledaccessholidays.com/ ... London.asp
Thanks!