Resources and information to help you get out and about.
An older persons Freedom Pass lets you travel for free on London's public transport, which includes buses, the tube, trains, Docklands Light Railway and trams.
If you're over 60 but don't yet qualify for the Older Person's Freedom Pass, the 60+ London Oyster photocard allows you to travel for free on public transport in London from the age of 60 until you qualify for a Freedom Pass.
To be eligible for a disabled persons Freedom Pass, your London home needs to be your ‘sole’ or ‘principal’ residence and you need to be able to provide proof of where you live.
Residents who have any of the statutory disabilities listed in the Transport Act 2000, may qualify for a Disabled Person’s Freedom Pass.
To apply, Westminster residents should download the relevant application form:
Only complete one form; both forms include guidance notes.
To tell us of a change of circumstances or for further information about a new application or to request an application form by post, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Freedom Pass Team on 020 7823 4567 (option 3 - Permits & Disabled Badges).
Taxicard service is available for people with serious mobility difficulties who find using public transport difficult. It allows you to travel in licensed London taxis at a reduced rate.
You can qualify for the scheme even if you have a Freedom Pass or use other mobility or door-to-door services.
Find out if you're eligible on the PeopleFirst website.
Apply for a Taxicard on the London Council's website.
If you are experiencing serious difficulties walking, you can apply for a wheelchair service.
The Wheelchair Service provides assessments, wheelchairs, specialist seating and also runs a short-term loan scheme.
You can contact the service yourself or be referred by a doctor, nurse or social worker.
The Wheelchair Service in Westminster is provided by Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust.
To find out more about the service , or for advice on buying or hiring wheelchairs privately, visit People First.
If you find it difficult to get out and about, there is a door-to-door service available to residents living in Westminster.
Westway Community Transport provides a range of services to help you stay socially active and live independently, including:
But Westminster City Council operate a white badge scheme, which includes a blue badge.
To find out more visit Westminster disabled parking.