Introduction

Introduction

Organisation Name
Four Towns and Vale Link Community Transport
Description

Our aim is to promote social inclusion within South Gloucestershire by helping residents to be self-sufficient and maintain their personal independence.

We provide essential travel (supported by South Gloucestershire Council) for Diamond Travel Card holders as well as social trips for leisure. If you do not have a Diamond Travel Card you may still be able to become a member of 4T&VL and pay to use our services.

We also have minibuses for hire (with or without a driver) for use by local community groups.

Our Services

We make over 90,000 trips each year taking people to:

The supermarket and other shops
Work or education
Lunches, on social visits and local trips
GP and hospital appointments

Who can use our services?

1. You need to live in the FourTowns and Vale Link area: Almondsbury, Alveston, Aust, Bradley Stoke, Charfield, Cromhall, Falfield, Filton, Frampton Cotterell, Hallen, Hill, Oldbury on Severn, Olveston, Patchway, Pilning, Severn Beach, Rockhampton, Stoke Gifford, Thornbury, Tortworth, Tytherington, Winterbourne

2. ONE or more of the following must apply:

Aged 60 years or more
Have special needs
Be on benefits
Have access problems
Be a Diamond Travel Card Holder

3. You’ll need to become a member

Membership costs £10.00 per year, payable in April of each year.

Diamond Travel Card holders travel with a £1 charge per passenger, per journey, payable to the driver on local journeys with us. For more information about obtaining a Diamond Travel card contact South Gloucestershire Council.

If your journey takes you over certain boudaries, charges will apply. We will advise you of this at the time of booking.

Social Car Scheme

If we can’t get you onto one of our Ring-and-Ride services we will try to get you transport with one of our volunteer drivers in their own car. This costs 40p per mile from your drivers starting point to your destination and return to the drivers starting point. Diamond Travel Card Holders pay 25p per mile.

If you have a question about our service see our list of frequently asked questions or contact us.

Organisation Type
Registered Charity
This organisation provides support around
Socialising / Out and About Getting Around
This organisation provides support for
Disabled People Older People Learning Difficulties Carers
Regions
South Gloucestershire
Is there a cost for these services?
Yes
Cost information

Please enquire.

Concessions information

Please enquire.

How can people access this service?
Telephone
Business Hours
MondayFrom 09:00To 17:00Office
TuesdayFrom 09:00To 17:00Office
WednesdayFrom 09:00To 17:00Office
ThursdayFrom 09:00To 17:00Office
FridayFrom 09:00To 17:00Office
SaturdayCLOSED
SundayCLOSED

Primary Organisation Details

Primary Address Details

Address 1
Norman Scott Park
Address 2
Coniston Road
Town
Patchway
County
South Gloucestershire
Postcode
BS34 5JR

Organisation Contact Methods

Telephone

Services

Helpline Details

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

Accessibility

General Accessibility

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Access Questions

Are there bus stops nearby?
Approx. distance?
250 yards
Bus numbers?
75
Is there a car park nearby?
Approx. distance?
25 yards
Is there parking for disabled drivers on site or outside the building?
If so, how many spaces?
20

External Access

Are there external steps?
If so, how many?
5
Do these steps have a handrail?
Is there a ramp?

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