Skip header


Motability scheme allowing people to exchange either their higher rate mobility component of disability living allowance or their war pensioners' mobility supplement to obtain a new car, powered wheelchair or scooter.

Disclaimer - South Tyneside Council does not run this service

The information on the website was correct on the date it was published. We make every effort to keep the information on our website correct and up to date, but South Tyneside Council cannot accept responsibility for any errors or omissions, or liability for any inconvenience, loss or damage, however arising, from the use of, or reliance of this information.

You should check any information with the relevant service before acting or relying upon it.


  1. Overview
  2. Support available
  3. Who can access the service
  4. How to access the service
  5. Contact


The Motability Scheme allows people to exchange their mobility allowance to lease a new car, Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle (WAV), scooter or powered wheelchair.

Support available

  • Car scheme
  • Wheelchair and scooter scheme
  • Advice and guidance

Who can access the service

This service is available to those who receive mobility allowances set out by Motability and have at least 12 months' award length remaining.

Check on their website if think you are eligible.

How to access the service

Please contact the company directly.


Phone: 0300 456 4566
Textphone: 0300 037 0100
Web: Motability Car Scheme

How would you rate the information on this page?

Share this page