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Community Transport

 Community Transport in Glossop

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Tameside and Glossop offers a variety of transport solutions to those patients that cannot get to hospital appointments etc. due to a disability or reduced mobility problem or when public transport is unavailable. These services MUST NOT be used because of financal issues or for convenience. All of the below services will check your eligability, if the information you give does not meet the criteria you may be refused transport this time.

PATIENTS MUST BOOK THEIR OWN TRANSPORT AS THEY WILL BE ASKED QUESTIONS WHICH OUR STAFF CANNOT ANSWER FOR YOU.

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DETAILED BELOW, IS A LIST OF COMMUNITY TRANPORT PROVIDER, BUT PLEASE NOTE THESE SERVICES ARE CHARGEABLE

Glossopdale Area, Local Transport Alternatives

 

Glossop Community Transport

– Door to Door, DDA Compliant service

from Glossop to Tameside General Hospital. Telephone:

01457 861635

 

Glossop Volunteer Car Scheme

– Available to people who cannot use

public transport to TGH. Telephone:

01457 890904

Tameside Area, Local Transport Alternatives

 

Easy Go Travel

– Runs a DDA Compliant service that covers the

Tameside area and has close ties to Glossop Community Transport.

Telephone:

0161 419 3580

 

Miles of Smiles Volunteer Car Scheme

– Available to people who

cannot use public transport to TGH. Telephone:

0161 339 2345

 

Hattersley Point 2 Point

– Low cost transport service to TGH from

Hattersley and Limited Tameside Areas (Check Tameside area availability).

Telephone:

0161 367 8014

 

Ring and Ride

– One way transport to TGH for appointments and two

way transport for visiting hours. Telephone:

0161 343 1404

 

Local Link

– Limited Tameside Area transport coverage to TGH

(Check Tameside area availability). Telephone:

08456 05 55 05

 

Tameside Council

– Provides a dedicated team of driver-attendants

who operate a fleet of 16 & 24 seat welfare buses, adapted for physically

disabled people. Telephone: Peter Benson –

0161 342 2717 , or Mark

Alison (Transport Manager) –

0161 342 2758



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