Motability Scheme

Type of service:
Warwick House, Roydon Road, Harlow, Essex CM19 5PX
Telephone number:
0800 500 3186
Service description:

The Motability Scheme enables disabled people to use their mobility allowances to lease a new car, scooter, or powered wheelchair without the worry of owning and running one. The Scheme is open to those who receive either: 

  • the Higher Rate Mobility Component of Disability Living Allowance (DLA) or
  • the War Pensioners’ Mobility Supplement (WPMS) or
  • the Enhanced Rate Mobility Component of Personal Independence Payment (PIP) or
  • the Enhanced Rate Mobility Component of Armed Forces Independence Payment (AFIP).

Family members or carers can drive the car on behalf of the disabled person covered with insurance for up to three named drivers. Servicing and breakdown assistance all included and car adaptations are also available.

For more information on the Scheme, visit or call 0300 456 4566. Motability may be able to provide grants to disabled people towards the cost of a Scheme vehicle, adaptations, or driving lessons. Visit or call 0800 500 3186 to be considered for funding through one of their grant programmes.

The Motability Scheme is operated by Motability Operations Ltd under contract to Motability. Motability is a Registered Charity in England and Wales (no. 299745). It is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (Reference no. 736309). Motability Operations Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (Reference no 735390).

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Age range:
0 - 0
British Sign Language
Opening hours:
Monday 08:45 - 17:15
Tuesday 08:45 - 17:15
Wednesday 08:45 - 17:15
Thursday 08:45 - 17:15
Friday 08:45 - 17:15
Eligibility criteria:
  • Any Age
  • Receipt of benefits
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
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