Introduction

Introduction

Organisation Name
Kingswood Community Transport - Dial A Ride
Description

Kingswood Community Transport (KCT)provides accessible vehicles for people who cannot easily use public transport. This service will allow you to:

- Dial-&-Ride
- Visit Family and Friends
- Play an active part in the community

We provide transport for the residents of South Gloucestershire, including
Acton Turville, Bitton, Cadbury Heath, Cold Ashton, Downend, Doynton, Dyrham and Hinton, Frenchay, Hanham, Hanham Abbots, Kingswood, Longwell Green, Mangotsfield, Marshfield, Oldland, Pucklechurch, Siston, Staple Hill, Tormarton, Warmley, Wick and Abson.

Service also covers:
Hospital visiting to Southmead, Blackberry Hill, Frenchay, BRI, Cossham, Children's Hospital and doctors' surgeries in the area. Shopping trips to Broadmead, Yate, The Mall, Kingswood, Staple Hill, Keynsham, Asda, Sainsburys at Emersons Green, Bath and many more.

NB: They do not provide transport for hospital appointments (just for visiting patients); they suggest you refer to your own GP or doctor for help with this.

KCT is currently looking for volunteer drivers and provides free driver training and covers your driver insurance. You can work as often or as little as you like.

Organisation Type
Community Group
Alternative names
Kingswood Community Transport
This organisation provides support around
Socialising / Out and About Getting Around
This organisation provides support for
Disabled People Older People
Regions
South Gloucestershire
Is there a cost for these services?
Yes
Cost information

To use our our Dial-&-Ride and Doctors Shuttle services you first need to become a member of Kingswood Community Transport. This is easy and costs a nominal fee of just £22.50 per year. You can do this by downloading and filling out the Dial-&-Ride Registration form on our website and sending it to us. You will then receive a letter from us confirming your registration and you can then start making bookings and using our service.

To register you must hold a South Gloucestershire bus pass as they will need your bus pass number to complete the form.

If you call them they are happy to Post the registration form or you can download from the website.

Concessions information

If you are a holder of a South Gloucestershire Diamond Pass, your trip is only £1.50 against £3.00 if you don't.

How can people access this service?
Telephone
Business Hours
MondayFrom 09:00To 16:00Office and information
TuesdayFrom 09:00To 16:00Office and Information
WednesdayFrom 09:00To 16:00Office and Information
ThursdayFrom 09:00To 16:00Office and Information
FridayFrom 09:00To 16:00Office and Information
SaturdayCLOSED
SundayCLOSED
Out of hours answer machine

Primary Organisation Details

Primary Address Details

Address 1
No 2 Office
Address 2
Old School House
Address 3
Britannia Road
Town
Kingswood
County
South Glos
Postcode
BS15 8DB

Organisation Contact Methods

Telephone

Venue Address Details

Contact Details

Contact Name
Mike Vernon
Job title / Position
General Manager

Services

Helpline Details

Will calls I make to this helpline show on my bill?
N/A

Accessibility

General Accessibility

Services that increase accessibility

We have a modern fleet that includes fully accessible vehicles, mini-buses and cars.

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Internal Access

Does the toilet have a minimum size of 2200mm × 1500mm

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