April 14, 2017
Allied Mobility’s first event of 2017 was held at the fantastic Yorkshire Air Museum, near York and proved to be a highly enjoyable day for everyone who attended.
The event, which also played host to various local mobility stores and disability charities, saw over 460 people come out to enjoy the sunshine and visit the UK’s largest independent air museum.
Piece of History
The Yorkshire Air Museum sits on the site of former RAF Elvington in North Yorkshire, a World War Two airfield used extensively by bomber crews. The airfield was a perfect backdrop to the event as attendees could enjoy an amazing array of planes while finding out more about wheelchair accessible vehicles.
Visitors came from all over the country to attend and as the day went on, the supply of chocolate and lemon drizzle cake quickly disappeared!
Meet the Family
Allied Mobility’s entire family of wheelchair accessible vehicles were on display including the UK’s favourite wheelchair accessible vehicle (WAV) – the Peugeot Horizon™. As the most popular WAV on the Motability scheme, Horizon™ is ideal for those looking for a vehicle which is stylish, safe and offers optimum accessibility.
Visitors were also impressed by the popular Volkswagen Vista™. Unlike many other wheelchair accessible vehicles, Vista™ retains Volkswagen’s original rear seating providing ample space for driver, wheelchair passenger and up to four seated passengers.
In addition, both the Ford Freedom™ and Independence™ received plenty of interest. The Freedom™ combines ultra-modern comfort and style with the unique EasyGlide™ access ramp while Independence™ is perfect for larger families or small groups requiring wheelchair accessible transport.
Plenty for Everyone
With so much on display, there was plenty for people of all ages to enjoy including the opportunity to find out more about the products and services on offer from partners including Oak Tree Mobility, Elite Mobility, Minster Mobility, Newlife, Disability Sports Yorkshire, Disability Action Yorkshire, Brig-Ayd, William Merritt Centre, Beverley Care Lift, AM Racing and Chris from Motability was on hand to assist with any queries about the Motability Car Scheme.
The team at Yorkshire Air Museum were extremely friendly and helpful to both Allied Mobility and the hundreds of visitors in attendance on the day.