Our Blog

Welcome to Wheelfreedom's news page where we keep you updated on our products, services, and the latest happenings from the wider world.

New Pride Go Chair

Thu Jan 12 2017
Pride Mobility's New Go Chair has been out for a couple of months now, so we thought it would be a good time to look at how the chair has been received. Released in late 2016, it replaced the original model of the Go Chair as their standard basic indoor powerchair.

Christmas Deliveries and Opening Hours

Thu Dec 15 2016
With the busy festive period fast approaching, now is the ideal time to make arrangements to hire a wheelchair if you have a disabled relative visiting, or wish to get out and join in the Christmas celebrations yourself. It will therefore be a relief to know that Wheelfreedom are delivering wheelchairs nationwide in the run-up to Christmas.

Revolutionary New Jive M2 Sedeo Ergo

Thu Oct 06 2016
We are proud to be amongst the first to offer the brand new Quickie Jive M2 Sedeo Ergo from Sunrise Medical. This revolutionary new powerchair offers an unbeatable blend, with the new Sedeo Ergo anti-shear seating system, an upgrade on the market-leading Jive mid-wheel drive powerbase, and head-turning style unseen before on a powered wheelchair.

New LiNX Control System from Invacare

Fri Jul 15 2016
Invacare have launched their new "Simply Smart" control system for powered wheelchairs. The LiNX joysticks are designed for simplicity of use, improved drive experience, and have a modular design for easy expansion and tailoring to accommodate changing needs.

Pride Preview New Quantum Powerchair

Sat May 28 2016
Pride Mobility have recently shown a preview of the latest addition to their Quantum range - the rear-wheel drive Aspen. While full details are yet to be confirmed, we have a run-down of what is known so far.

Pride Jazzy Air: Coming Soon

Thu May 19 2016
The Jazzy Air is a unique new powerchair launching in the UK shortly. Available already in the US, it is an affordable powerchair with a ten inch seat lifter that allows you to drive at walking pace while elevated.

New R-Net LCD Controller Available

Thu Apr 21 2016
The next generation of R-Net joystick modules has been launched, with the new CJSM2 featuring a large, high-resolution LCD screen. Including advanced features such as a built-in light sensor, paddle switches, as well as enhanced programming and customisation options, it is now available as a Built 4 Me upgrade on Sunrise Medical powerchairs.

Easter Deliveries And Opening Hours

Thu Mar 17 2016
We are closed over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend, meaning that Thursday 24th March is our last day for deliveries. Orders for delivery on the 24th will need to be placed by 3.30pm on Wednesday 23rd.

The all-terrain Four X: now available

Fri Feb 19 2016
We are now able to offer the Finnish-made Chasswheel range of all-terrain powerchairs, which have been taken under Invacare`s brand in the UK. This eye-catching range of off-road powerchairs feature a host of options, and a choice of any colour you like - so you don`t have to go for pink!

New Pronto Air

Tue Feb 09 2016
Invacare have recently launched their new Pronto Air - an addition to their range of indoor powerchairs. However, they are quick to claim that the Pronto Air is "not a wheelchair; it`s a new Personal Transporter" - and we look into this new product, and just what it offers.

Office Closing Early - 3rd February

Wed Feb 03 2016
The office is closing early at 5pm on Wednesday 3rd February 2016, due to a staff training event. Please ensure that all orders for next-day delivery are placed prior to 3.30pm to ensure we can dispatch them for delivery on the 4th.

Salsa M2 Mini - Narrowest MWD Powerchair

Tue Jan 12 2016
Released just a couple of months ago, and already gaining plenty of interest, Sunrise Medical’s new Salsa M2 Mini is the narrowest performance powerchair on the market. With an ultra-narrow chassis width of just 52 cm, it excels at manoeuvring around constricted spaces.

Quantum iLevel – Because A Lot Of Life Happens At Eye Level

Thu Dec 17 2015
Quantum’s new iLevel seat raiser is unique in allowing you to drive at walking pace while fully elevated. Available now on their flagship Q6 Edge 2.0, iLevel offers a whole host of benefits, not least of which is enhancing social situations, by putting you at eye level.

Christmas Opening Hours and Deliveries

Tue Dec 01 2015
With the busy festive period fast approaching, now is the ideal time to make arrangements to hire a wheelchair if you have a disabled relative visiting, or wish to get out and join in the Christmas celebrations yourself. It will therefore be a relief to know that Wheelfreedom are delivering wheelchairs nationwide in the run-up to Christmas.

Sterling S-Series Profiled

Thu Nov 26 2015
Sunrise Medical`s new S-Series scooters have proven a hit of late, and we take this chance to profile the range. These new scooters have refreshed Sunrise`s set of Sterling mobility scooters, which had started to look somewhat dated. The new S400, S425 and S700 however, are amongst the best scooters on the market, blending the best from new technologies and Sterling`s 30 years of experience.

New Quickie Jive M Hybrid

Tue Nov 10 2015
Following quickly on from the success of the Jive Up, Sunrise Medical have announced another variant in their flagship Jive range. While the Jive M Hybrid may initially seem a confusing concept, it in fact makes perfect sense: you get the powerful outdoor performance of the Jive M with the more affordable (yet still highly configurable) Salsa seating system.

Stand Out With The Jive Up

Fri Oct 30 2015
We are proud to be amongst the first to offer Sunrise Medical`s new Quickie Jive Up. Building on the success of the market leading Jive M powerchair, it includes a stand function, giving a wide range of health, social and practical benefits.

Pavement/Boot Scooter Crossovers Explained

Fri Oct 16 2015
Most scooter manufacturers offer a pavement sized scooter that can be taken dismantled in the same way as a boot scooter. Designed to offer enhanced comfort and a longer range than smaller boot scooters, they are nonetheless intended to remain transportable in a car and easier to store. Here we explain the products available, and consider the uses of these scooters.

Sunrise Medical Acquire Handicare Powerchairs

Fri Sep 25 2015
Market-leading wheelchair manufacturer Sunrise Medical have announced the acquisition of Handicare`s mobility business. Handicare are a Dutch-based disability equipment manufacturer, and Sunrise Medical will be taking on their range of powered and manual wheelchairs and mobility scooters.

New Apex Finesse

Wed Aug 26 2015
The long-awaited Apex Finesse has finally debuted – this addition to Pride’s prestigious Apex range is the first pavement scooter to come with full suspension, offering levels of comfort only usually found on road scooters.

Which Wheelchair Is Best For Your Child?

Fri Aug 14 2015
With quite a few wheelchairs available to hire for your child, we`ve provided this handy summary to help you work out which is best suited.

Storm4 X-plore Powers In

Tue Aug 04 2015
If you are looking for a product that truly puts the "power" in powerchair, look no further than the Storm4 X-plore. A newly-released update to Invacare’s trusted Storm4 range, it offers unrivalled performance outdoors, and Invacare’s full range of high-end configurable Modulite seating.

Closing Early - 7th July

Mon Jul 06 2015
We are closing early at 5pm on Tuesday 7th July for a staff training event. If you are collecting or returning a wheelchair from our depot, please ensure that you arrive prior to this time.

Tilt in Space Wheelchair Delivery Update

Fri Jul 03 2015
Due to the size and weight of the boxes, our couriers are currently unable to deliver our Tilt in Space wheelchairs, meaning that unfortunately we are unable to offer a nationwide next-day delivery service for these. However, we are still able to deliver these within London and the South East of England with our technicians.