Melksham Council of Community Service - Community Bus

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Service summary

Provides Community transport for the inhabitatnts of Melksham and District who in need of such a service because of age, sickness or disability or because of lack of availability or adequate or safe public passenger services.  

Operates a community transport hydraulic tail lift minibus / bus scheme providing transport to and from day centres, lunch clubs, shopping, theatres, nursing homes or clubs. 

Client groups

To be eligible users must be elderly (over 50), disabled or a one parent family.

Opening times

All journeys must be pre-booked. 24 hours notice of cancellation is required. 

Area served

Wiltshire, Melksham

Accessibility

  • There are three minibuses fully accessible for people with disabilities. 
  • Low floor for easy boarding. 
  • Wheelchairs do not need to be folded for the journey. 
  • Drivers are trained in how to help vulnerable passengers. 
  • Accompanying carers welcome. 
  • Room for shopping trolleys. 

Mobile service

Mobile Service Available

Price

Ring for journey costs and to book.

Travel is free on shopper bus services with a valid bus pass.

The page was last updated on 22 January 2019

Main address

Bath Rd
Melksham
Wiltshire
SN12 8AA

Main telephone

01225 707424

Organisation email

mccsgb@virginmedia.com

Website

www.wiltshirecommunitytransport.org.uk