Terms and Conditions of Booking

BEACH ACCESS NORTH EAST are looking for volunteers to be on call to administer the wheelchairs, no lifting is required.

 

If you want to Book please read these Terms and Conditions first. We require the person who booked over the phone to be present when the loan takes place or ask that suitable ID is provided by your representative to confirm they are doing so on your behalf. 


1. The beach wheelchair provided must only be used on the beach where it was booked, namely Tynemouth

    Longsands, Whitley Bay, Blyth South Beach or the one off location we have agreed on.


2. The Beach Wheelchair team cannot assist in transferring you to the beach wheelchair from your own wheelchair.


3. You must ensure that the beach wheelchair is suitable for your needs.

4. Please use any straps or supports as instructed.

5. You must provide someone who is fit enough to push the chair if you have booked those models which require this.

6. You will provide personal details of name, address, mobile number and proof of address or identification prior to the   wheelchair being released. This information will be destroyed  when the beach wheelchair is returned to
 the storage location at the end of the loan period unless it is needed in any incident investigation. It will then be destroyed at the end of the investigation.


7. Secure footwear is recommended.

8. The beach wheelchair can be taken into the shallows only (6” or 15 cm depth). Be aware that electric powered
    chairs on the Nomad ride on version should take extra care not to get wet. Extreme care must be taken, with
    awareness of incoming tides and the changeable nature of the sea in general.

9. Please use the contact mobile number you have been given if you have any concerns or may be late returning the
    chair.

For your safety____________________________________________________


Please wear the lap strap provided

Please take care on the access ramps

Please take care where there are stones and uneven sand

Please take care in the sun


Opening hours:
Mon - Fri: 09:00 - 17:00
Sat: 09:00 - 16:00
Sun: 10:00 - 16:00
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A Mobiloo - we are seeking to fundraise for
one of these in the next 2 years, but they can be hired
for £360/day by contacting Mobiloo, who often
have special offers on too