The Vauxhall Combo Life – a review

Posted by Gillian on 12th November 2019

DRIVEable Magazine – the guide to Disability Motoring recently carried out a review of our new Vauxhall Combo Life.   “The Vauxhall Combo Life is certainly a good choice to base a wheelchair accessible vehicle (WAV) conversion on, with everything going for it: practicality, versatility and impressive standard specification.” Click…

Gowrings – Past, Present and Bright Future

Posted by Gillian on 12th November 2019

Commercial Director, Lorraine Farnon, was recently interviewed by the DRIVEable magazine (the Guide to Disability Motoring). The interview gives a great insight into Gowrings’ business and its plans for the future.   Click here to read the article      

Gowrings Mobility Grant Wish for Spice Girls’ Fan

Posted by Gavin Kerrigan on 19th June 2019

It’s the dream of every #Spice Girls’ fan to see the group live on their reunion tour. But for one young fan, it seemed that getting to the concert would be impossible. Until Gowrings Mobility stepped in to help. Spice Girls fans all around the world were delighted to hear…

Press Release: Gowrings Mobility Drives Growth with Acquisition of O&H Mobility Conversions

Posted by Gavin Kerrigan on 16th May 2019

One of the leading UK Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle specialists, Berkshire based Gowrings Mobility is taking an important step to grow its business and provide a wider vehicle range and service with the acquisition of O&H Mobility. The acquisition was finalised on 8th April 2019. Based in Goole, East Yorkshire, O&H…

Show and Events in 2019

Posted by Sean McGarry on 20th November 2018

We have an exciting programme of events coming up in 2019. Please come and visit us to discover more about our range of vehicles. Commercial Vehicle Show 30 April – 2 May 2019 Motability Events The Big Event at the NEC, Birmingham – 28 & 29 June 2019 One Big Day…

Blue Badge scheme extended to include hidden disabilities

Posted by admin on 11th September 2018

People living with disabilities such as a mental health condition and autism, will be eligible next year for a Blue Badge parking permit. From 2019, people with ‘hidden disabilities’, less obvious illness and disabilities, will have the right to a parking permit, allowing them to park in places not available…

Get active! The importance of sport for wheelchair users

Posted by admin on 09th May 2018

With 1.2 million wheelchair users in the UK, there’s increasing demand for improved opportunities for disabled-friendly sport. Getting active offers important health benefits for wheelchair users and can significantly improve their everyday life.  Regular physical activity is good for physical and mental wellbeing and can be a great way to meet new people.…

Courageous Climber Recognised for Mountain Wheelchair Ascent

Posted by admin on 19th February 2018

Not even a mountain the size of The Empire State Building stops some wheelchair users from reaching their goals. Hong Kong-based climbing pro Lai Chi-wai has hit the headlines over a year after conquering the summit of Lion Rock, a mountain that overlooks his home city, having hauled himself almost…

Campaigners Push for Disabled Access Rating System

Posted by admin on 24th January 2018

A petition to create a system which rates business premises on their accessibility, has attracted thousands of signatures. Campaigners representing the Bridgend Coalition of Disabled People, reignited the accessibility debate, arguing that the government should do more to help those who with disabilities live normal lives. While the initiative is…

Kyle’s story…

Posted by admin on 18th January 2018

Thanks to the Gowrings team, Kyle can now travel to infinity and beyond! Kyle is 9 years old and battles with a rare condition called Trisomy13. He requires 24 hour care which his family provide along with the constant support of Woody, Buzz Lightyear and every character in the Toy Story…