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Welcome to Wheelfreedom's news page where we keep you updated on our products, services, and the latest happenings from the wider world.

Featured Product: Pride Quantum 600 Sport

Fri Feb 14 2014
Sitting firmly atop the Quantum range of powerchairs that we offer, the Pride Quantum 600 Sport is an advanced mid-wheel drive powered wheelchair that can be configured exactly to the user`s needs. Stylish and sporty, it lives up to its name with aggressive outdoor performance whilst remaining great for use inside too.

New Exclusive TGA Puncture Sealant

Thu Feb 06 2014
TGA has just launched an exclusive new puncture sealant for all their mobility scooters with pneumatic tyres. This unique new system has been proven to solve around 90% of punctures, and as a prestigious A-Class Retailer of TGA scooters, we are able to offer this upgrade for free.

An Old Favourite - Shoprider Sovereign 4

Fri Jan 31 2014
The Shoprider Sovereign 4 may be one of the oldest mobility scooters in our range, but it remains one of the most popular. Having seen over a decade of service, the Sovereign 4 is a trusted product for those that want a traditional and reliable scooter for use on pavements.

Bariatric Powerchairs

Fri Jan 24 2014
For heavier users, finding a suitable wheelchair can be tricky. Many standard powerchairs will have a weight capacity not much higher than 20 stone, limiting the choice for those that exceed that weight. However, dedicated bariatric powerchairs do exist, and we are able to offer a number of them for hire or purchase, as well as on the Motability scheme.

Motability through Wheelfreedom

Fri Jan 17 2014
Motability are a nationally recognised charity, and offer the opportunity to lease a new mobility scooter or powered wheelchair worry-free for a three-year period. Our partnership with Motability enables us to offer the chance to join the scheme through Wheelfreedom, allowing you to benefit from our team of experts.

New Sunrise Medical Powerchairs!

Fri Jan 10 2014
Sunrise Medical have unveiled a raft of new products and features for their Quickie powerchairs over the Christmas period, and we are proud to be amongst the first able to offer them. Both the rear-wheel drive versions of the popular Salsa and flagship Jive ranges have been updated, while a new HD version of our favourite Salsa M has been launched.

Powered Wheelchair Seating

Fri Dec 27 2013
When choosing a powered wheelchair, it`s important to get the right seat for it – after all, at its most basic level, a wheelchair is a seat with wheels. A wide range of seating options are available over the numerous wheelchairs that are made, and it can be tricky for a beginner to know what is best for them.

Introducing The New Apex Rapid

Fri Dec 13 2013
The latest addition to our fleet of scooters is Pride`s new Apex Rapid. An upgrade on the popular Go Go range, it is a luxury travel scooter with impressive features. The stand-out feature on the Apex Rapid is the full suspension – something not found on any other scooter of its size, and which gives a far more comfortable ride than on more basic scooters.

Featured Product: TGA Vita Lite

Fri Dec 06 2013
The Vita Lite may be smallest member of TGA`s popular Vita range, but it retains the impressive styling and performance the Vita brand is known for. Released just a few months ago, it is a modern mid-sized scooter that offers cutting-edge features.

Quantum Range Coming Soon

Fri Nov 29 2013
Wheelfreedom are pleased to announce that we’ll soon be offering Pride Mobility’s range of advanced Quantum powerchairs. The Quantum range encompasses a number of different models of powered wheelchairs that cater to people with a range of needs, with wheelchairs for indoor and outdoor use, as well as specialist bariatric and paediatric wheelchairs.

Featured Product: Sterling Sapphire 2

Fri Nov 22 2013
The Sterling Sapphire 2 is our featured product this week, and while not a new mobility scooter, it has remained consistently popular with customers due to its unique offerings. The Sapphire offers all the performance traditionally associated with larger pavement scooters, whilst remaining highly transportable. Simple to use, it comes with the engineering quality that Sunrise Medical`s Sterling range is known for.

Christmas Opening Hours And Deliveries

Fri Nov 15 2013
With the busy Christmas period quickly approaching, now is the perfect time to think of hiring a wheelchair if you`ve got an elderly relative visiting, or wish to get out and join in the festive celebrations. It will therefore be a relief to know that Wheelfreedom are delivering wheelchairs nationwide in the run-up to Christmas.

Pride of Britain Karin Williams Thanks Wheelfreedom For Wheelchair

Fri Nov 08 2013
Wheelfreedom have recently supplied a wheelchair to Pride of Britain Award winner Karin Williams, who threw herself in front of an out of control car to save the lives of several schoolchildren. The wheelchair helped Karin with her rehabilitation from her injuries, and she has thanked us for the "world of good" it did her.

Wheelfreedom Announces Partnership With MS Society

Fri Nov 01 2013
Wheelfreedom has partnered with the Multiple Sclerosis Society to offer those with MS ten per cent off the charge of hiring a wheelchair from us. Since launching in 2007, many people with MS have taken advantage of our hire service, and we are now able to offer an additional saving through our partnership with the MS Society.

Complimentary Journey On Emirates Air Line

Wed Oct 23 2013
After campaigning from disabled access groups, the Emirates Air Line, also known as the Thames Cable Car, is now offering a complimentary journey for users of mobility scooters and powerchairs. This journey is valid until Sunday 27th October, and can be claimed by either going to the North Greenwich Terminal or Royal Victoria Dock Terminal.

Which Wheel Drive?

Fri Oct 18 2013
Powered wheelchairs are often advertised as having a certain drive, such as being “rear wheel drive”. For those inexperienced with wheelchairs, it can be confusing what exactly the difference is, and what the pros and cons of each are. Put simply, it refers to which wheels are powered by the motors. This can affect the performance of the wheelchair, particularly its manoeuvrability.

Trial A Sunrise Medical Jive Powerchair

Fri Oct 11 2013
The Jive is a modern and advanced powerchair from Sunrise Medical. Sitting at the top of our range, it gives outstanding off-road performance when used outdoors, far beyond the pavement use that most other wheelchairs are limited to. However, it is also a big investment for anyone looking to acquire one long-term, which is why we uniquely offer the chance to try one out first, to see the difference it can make to your daily life.

TGA Minimo Scooter Launched

Fri Oct 04 2013
The Minimo is a new transportable scooter made by market leading manufacturer TGA Mobility. Not just a new product, the Minimo is also a new concept – a fully foldable scooter. As one would expect from its name, the Minimo is small. This makes it ideal for transport between locations, and great for storage.

Featured Product: Wheelchair Powerpack

Fri Sep 27 2013
Our wheelchair powerpack is a nifty addition to a manual wheelchair for those who may struggle to push a wheelchair around. Easy to fit to a wheelchair, it does the hard work for you, and is more than capable of managing general daily use.

Off-roading With The Supersport

Sat Sep 21 2013
The Supersport is an iconic scooter that we have recently added to the fleet of products that we are able to offer. Known for its motorbike-inspired appearance, the Supersport is a true off-road scooter and offers more than just good looks.

New Range Of Pavement Scooters Added

Fri Sep 13 2013
In response to customer demand, we`ve recently added a range of pavement scooters to our stable of products. These fill a niche for those after a mobility scooter to use on the pavement who don`t need their scooter to be transportable. This allows pavement scooters to be sturdier, and to offer some advanced features not found on smaller scooters.

Pride Fusion Rolls In

Fri Sep 06 2013
This week we`ve added the Pride Fusion to the growing number of powerchairs that we`re able to offer for hire and purchase. Made by global mobility specialists Pride, the Fusion crams an incredible number of advanced features into a compact frame, and amazingly manages to remain affordable too.

The Breeze - Bigger Truly Is Better

Fri Aug 30 2013
When it comes to mobility scooters, the TGA Breeze 4S is truly the top of the range. Suited to those that have no intention of compromising on quality, it is one of our most popular scooters for those hiring on a long-term basis.

Featured Product: Pride Sparky Powerchair

Fri Aug 23 2013
Just like shoes and school uniforms, children can quickly outgrow a wheelchair. It’s therefore vital when looking to get a paediatric wheelchair for the long-term to ensure that it is capable of growing alongside your child. The Pride Sparky is from a new generation of wheelchairs that accommodates this, and comes with fully adjustable seating arrangements.
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