Exeter Mobility Centre


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At the Exeter Mobility Centre, we provide wheelchair, orthotic and prosthetic services for both adults and children, mainly in Devon, at both our centre and across a number of locations, including specialist schools and community hospitals.

More about us

Our services include the assessment of patients with a variety of mobility needs, as well as the prescription of equipment such as wheelchairs, artificial limbs, insoles, specialist footwear, braces and splints to help maximise our service users’ mobility and independence.

We also have an in house counselling service to offer advice and support to anyone affected by limb loss and a dedicated user group run by and for our service users across all three services.

Our prosthetic and orthotic services are managed by OpCare, part of the Ability Matters Group. OpCare runs these services, commissioned by the Royal Devon and Exeter Foundation Trust. Opcare is one of the largest Prosthetic, Orthotic, and Wheelchair providers in the UK. Founded in 1989, they run over 30 facilities in the UK and Ireland across all three services.

Opening times

We are open from Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5pm.

Getting here

Our centre is based at the following address:

The Exeter Mobility Centre
Hennock Road East
Matford
Exeter
EX2 8RU

Some clinics and visits are also held at other facilities.

The centre has good public transport connections and also has free accessible parking. More information is available below, or you can download our travel information flyer.

By train

Exeter has a number of railway stations, with Exeter St Thomas and Exeter St David’s being the closest to the Mobility Centre. In peak times, the approximate time to travel from Exeter St David’s to the clinic by taxi would be 10 minutes, and 5 minutes from Exeter St Thomas.

By bus

From Exeter city centre High Street in the direction of Marsh Barton, take either:

  • B bus – stopping in Hennock Road East outside the Exeter Mobility Centre. The B bus also runs from Teignbridge if you are travelling from this direction.
  • Matford Park and Ride (Green) – stopping in Matford Park Road.

By car

Approaching from Exeter city centre, head towards Exe Bridges and turn left onto Alphington Road. Continue until you reach Marsh Barton, turning left onto Marsh Barton Road. Turn right onto Trusham Road and follow the road, crossing over two roundabouts, until you reach Alphin Brook Road, taking the first exit at the roundabout. At the next roundabout, take the third exit onto Hennock Road Central and then turn left into Hennock Road East. The Exeter Mobility Centre is opposite Cofton Road on the right hand side.

Approaching from the South, follow the A379 until you reach the Matford Brook roundabout. Take the exit towards Marsh Barton onto Bad Homburg Way, then follow the road, crossing the roundabout and take a right turn into Hennock Road East. The Exeter Mobility Centre is opposite Cofton Road on the right hand side.

There is free accessible parking on site.

Contact details

Exeter Mobility Centre

Telephone: 01392 547400

E-mail: rde-tr.EMCWheelchairs@nhs.net 

Invacare

Telephone: 0800 069 6216

E-mail: devonrepairs@invacare.com 

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