Folding Powerchairs

Folding Electric Wheelchairs

Maintain your mobility with our comprehensive range of folding electric wheelchairs from leading manufacturers, available for purchase or hire. Our folding powerchair offering includes ultra-light models with lithium batteries that fold up in one motion, and also more advanced built-to-order powerchairs with bespoke seating that provide a more comfortable fit if spending longer periods of time in your wheelchair. While a little heavier, these can be dismantled for easy transport. Whether you want to buy or hire through us or via the Motability Scheme we have the solution for you. View our range, read on for more information and contact us to discuss your options.

Trusted by Thousands, Celebrated for Excellence

We take great pride in having received an outstanding 2,300+, 5-Star Reviews for our products and services! This level of feedback is unparalleled within our industry, and it's a testament to the strong relationships we've built on our 17-year journey during which we've supplied tens of thousands of wheelchairs to individuals all over the UK.

Our carefully chosen range of wheelchairs, sourced from leading industry brands, has been selected to cater to every need, ensuring optimal quality and practicality – cornerstones of our offering as the nation's leading supplier.

Folding Powerchairs available for Hire, Purchase or through Motability

We appreciate that all customers have different requirements and circumstances, which is why we offer a range of solutions for you to choose from:


Own the powerchair of your choice outright from the start. Maximum potential for customisation with no recurring payments.

Long-term Hire

With terms of either one or three years, ideal for those not eligible for Motability, or who already have a car on the scheme.

Short-term Hire

Flexible hire, great for people with a temporary need or who want to try out a folding powerchair before purchase.


The leading scheme for leasing a powerchair through your Disability Living Allowance or Personal Independence Payment.

Approved Used Folding Powerchairs and Motability

Take advantage of substantial discounts on second-hand folding powerchairs through our Approved Used range here. And for more information about the service we provide under the Motability Scheme click here.

Explore Our Range of Folding Powerchairs in our Showroom

Visit our industry leading showroom in Chessington for impartial and expert advice to help you find the best folding powerchair from our wide range in a comfortable, welcoming and spacious environment. We'll discuss your options to find and try the right powerchair, to suit your individual needs. It's always best to book an appointment before visiting the showroom to ensure that one of our Product Specialists is on hand to guide you.

Contact Us or click below to pick a timeslot and book your visit directly online.

Folding Powerchair Aftercare and Servicing

When you buy or hire folding powerchair from Wheelfreedom you can count on:

  • Specialist delivery and set up - we believe it is vital that powerchairs be delivered by a trained product specialist, who can set it up for you, make any adjustments necessary, and train you on its use. As well as this, our team of specialists will assess your environment to ensure your powered wheelchair is suitable.

  • Warranties - All our powerchairs come with at least a one year Manufacturer’s Warranty - Invacare and TGA power wheelchairs come with either a two or three year warranty. We honour this with our own technicians in our own vans - no need to go through a third party or to send the powerchair back to us.

  • Our own engineers - Our team of industry-trained engineers carry out all our repairs, servicing and maintenance ourselves, either at your address or our fully-equipped Chessington, Surrey service centre. With coverage across London and the South East, we can get to you quickly should you experience a problem.

  • Free of charge loan products - Your need to get out and about is just as important as ever if your wheelchair is in for repair. That's why we provide a complimentary loan replacement for customers who have hired or purchased from us.

  • Insurance included for all hires and Motability - When you hire from us, whether on a long or short-term basis, or through Motability, insurance is included as part of your hire at no additional cost. We are appointed representatives for Fish Insurance, and are able to talk you through their range of Breakdown Cover and Extended Warranty services.

  • An award winning service - We were delighted to receive the Motability Scheme Dealer Award in 2022. Our team continue in their dedication to deliver a high standard of customer service and score an average rating of 9.7/10, securing our position as a top rated Motability dealer.

Features and Benefits of Folding Powerchairs

Folding powerchairs are compact, easy to transport, and typically folded for storage in car boots or other limited spaces, making them ideal for travel and everyday use. We've set out key features and benefits below:

  • Portability - Folding powerchairs are designed to be lightweight and easily transportable, making them ideal for travel and storage in car boots or other smaller spaces.

  • Ease of Use - Designed for user-friendly operation, folding powerchairs have simple folding mechanisms that require minimal effort to collapse and set up.

  • Convenience - The compact design of folding powerchairs enables effortless folding, facilitating easy storage and transportation for users on the go

  • Increased Independence - Folding powerchairs promote independence by allowing individuals to engage in daily activities and social interactions without assistance.

  • Safety Features - Equipped with stability and balance mechanisms, these powerchairs also include safety features like lights and signals to ensure a secure and stable ride.

  • Cost-Effective - Operating on rechargeable batteries that require minimal maintenance, a folding powerchair offers a cost-effective mobility solution.

  • Versatility - With customizable options and accessories, folding powerchairs can be tailored to suit different needs and preferences.

  • Durability - Built with sturdy materials like aluminium and reinforced plastic, this type of powerchair is durable and able to withstand daily use and varying terrains.

Our Manufacturer Partners

We have partnered with industry-leading manufacturers to offer a folding powerchair range that suits every budget and need. Our powerchair brands include:

  • Alber - Owned by Invacare, Alber specializes in easy-to-use, convenient electromobility.

  • eFoldi - eFoldi are an extremely popular brand for those looking for a lightweight mobility products and their easily transportable folding powerchair doesn't disappoint.

  • Invacare - Global leaders for medical products, Invacare's highly configurable Esprit Action Powerchair is renowned for its reliability and safety.

  • Kiwik - A leading brand in the mobility industry, their product line includes a range of heavy-duty electric wheelchairs designed for both indoor and outdoor use.

  • Motion Healthcare - Specialising in innovative lightweight, folding mobility solutions that are highly transportable.

  • Pride Mobility - The biggest selling brand in the UK, with a range of iGo lightweight folding powerchairs that suit all requirements.

  • Quickie - A brand of Sunrise Medical, whose modern Q-series of powerchairs are both stylish and high-performance, boasting outstanding comfort.

  • TGA Mobility - The market leaders for premium powerchairs, with all models featuring two warranties - assuring you of their quality. TGA's WHILL range of futuristic powerchairs challenges the conventions of today's powered wheelchairs, bringing a fresh perspective with an innovative design and state of the art technology.

When considering the merits of a folding powerchair, there is no substitute for exploring a number of models and trying them out for yourself. Visit our showroom and explore the most comprehensive offering of folding powerchairs in the region to find the best fit for your needs.

Top Selling Products In Folding Electric Wheelchairs

Quickie Q50 R Carbon Powerchair

From £2,700

Pride iGo Plus Folding Powerchair

From £2,290

Motion Healthcare Foldalite Powerchair

From £2,350

Motion Healthcare Foldalite Pro Powerchair

From £2,450

Can I Buy or Hire a Powerchair Near Me?

Yes, if you need a folding powerchair rental in Croydon, Kingston, Guildford, Wimbledon, or anywhere else within our service area, we've got you covered. Please call us to discuss your options and book your hire powerchair. If you're unsure whether you're in our hire service area, give us a call on 0800 025 8005 to check.

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