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Community Transport Oldham

We operate several accessible vehicles for use by individuals, voluntary and community groups, and not for profit organisations based in Oldham. We also manage a shop mobility scheme.

Dial a Ride

The Community Transport Oldham Dial-a-ride service is available for Oldham residents who experiences difficulty using public transport as a result of limited mobility. The service provides door to door accessible transport usually within the borough. All the minibuses are wheelchair accessible and bookings can be made up to two weeks in advance.

To use Dial-a-ride you must be a member which costs £6.00 a year (April to March). You will then need to pre-book. Please contact us for current rates.

Promobility

Community Transport Oldham Promobility provides manual and electric powered wheelchairs, and 3 & 4 wheel mobility scooters for hire. This enables any person with limited mobility to access all the facilities in Oldham town centre with ease. The service is open to anyone with limited mobility (temporary or permanent).

If you wish to join Promobility you will first be asked to fill in a short registration form. Please bring along two forms of I.D displaying your name and address, one with a photograph if possible. For your membership card, please bring a passport sized photograph.

A member of our friendly staff will show you how to use the wheelchair or scooter if required.

Long-term wheelchair hire is also available.

Annual membership is £6.00 (April to March) with a usage fee of £2.50 per session.

If you would like to become a member of Dial a Ride and Promobility, joint membership is available at a discounted rate of £9 per year.

Group Travel

16 seater wheelchair accessible minibuses are available for use by 'not for profit' organisations in Oldham. A registration form needs to be completed prior to using the service.

We can supply a minibus with a driver or you may provide your own driver who must be MiDAS trained. MiDAS driver training is available on request. Prices vary according to length of hire, distance traveled etc plus a daily rate:

  • Daily Rate applies to a trip that starts and finishes in the same calendar day.
  • Weekend Rate applies to a trip that starts after 17.00 hours on Friday evening and finishes before midnight on Sunday.
  • Weekday Evening Rate applies to a trip that starts after 17.00 hours and finishes on the same day.

If you would like to book a minibus please call our booking team on 0845 077 2246 or email manchester@communitytransport.org

Enquiry Form

Community Transport Oldham
St Mary’s Way
Oldham
OL1 3BU

oldham@communitytransport.org

Promobility Service and Group Travel
0161 633 0097

Hours of operation:
Mon-Fri 9am–4.30pm

Dial-a-ride
0161 633 0040

Hours of operation:
Mon, Weds, Thurs, Fri 9.30am–4.30pm.
Saturdays 9.30am–1.30pm