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Mobiloo

Mobiloo is the world’s first attended mobile toilet service with hoist and changing bench. Having a Mobiloo at a venue or event means anyone can attend.

There are over a quarter of a million people in the UK for whom a standard accessible toilet does not meet their needs. They either need a bit more space, or need to be able to use an electronic hoist or changing bench in order to go to the toilet. The choice facing such individuals and their families or carers is to simply stay at home, or to risk injury and infection by getting changed on a public toilet floor. Having a Mobiloo at your event or venue means people aren’t forced to make this choice.

Why use Mobiloo?

Mobiloo makes your event or venue accessible to the quarter of a million disabled people who would otherwise be stuck at home simply because of a lack of adequate toilet and changing facilities.

Mobiloo has:

  • an electric hoist
  • adult-sized changing bench
  • toilet
  • wash basin
  • a smiling, welcoming driver/attendant

A 2009 study by the University of Dundee found there was 250,000 people in the UK for whom a standard accessible toilet does not meet their needs. Accessible toilets are great for those who are able to get themselves out of a wheelchair unaided. However, lots of people can’t do this, such as people with profound and multiple learning disabilities, motor neurone disease, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, and some older people.

For these people, as well as their families or carers, the lack of access to adequate toilet facilities is a real barrier. It often means making a choice between staying at home or risking injury and infection by manually lifting a person out of their wheelchair, on to the floor of a public toilet in order to change them.

Toilets which do meet these needs are often few and far between, but the number is growing rapidly. With this growth in permanent facilities comes a growth in the expectation of people who need to use them about the kind of places they are able to go. With Mobiloo, these expectations can be met, anywhere, opening up venues and locations which were previously inaccessible.

Mobiloo was developed by a not for profit organisation, Active Impact CIC, in response to a practical issue they were facing. Taking groups of disabled and non disabled kids on activity breaks, a frequent problem they faced was a lack of toilet and changing facilities. In partnership with two specialist schools, the Mobiloo was born.

Active Impact quickly realised that if they had needed to come up with this solution, it may be of benefit to other events and organisations, so they began offering it out for hire in 2015. Demand quickly picked up and from a single vehicle in 2015, there is now a fleet of 7 vehicles operating across mainland Britain.

Event organisers have quickly realised that hiring a Mobiloo is often the best way for them to be as inclusive as possible. Our attended service takes all of the hassle out of providing the facility, and ensures a great user experience. You can see testimonials from hirers and users here

For shorter bookings, Mobiloo is completely self sufficient, not needing access to electric, water or waste disposal to operate.

Mobiloo is a not for profit social enterprise. That means we are above all driven by our mission to make as many events and venues as accessible as possible. Our hire costs are very reasonable and reflect the cost of delivering the service we provide.

  • Jo McEniry

    I would highly recommend Mobilloo it is a life changer for our young person. Not having to change him on a dirt floor makes a massive difference. Thank you to Joe who looked after us so well. Jo McEniry

  • Michelle Ford

    Amazing service, giving people with complex needs their dignity back x

  • Holly Lynam

    Amazing! Such a nice change form being forced to used the cramp ports loos at festivals. There is literally everything you could need! There really does need to be more of you up and down the country at every event! Keep up the good work �

  • Tamsin Johns

    Great facilities & very helpful at the regatta for the disabled in Henley on Thames

  • Samantha Bennett

    Fantastic facility! We have been to 4 events now with a Mobiloo available to use, yesterday we were at the Kidz South Exhibition and I thought it was about time I left a review. The staff are always friendly and very helpful. The facilities are always kept clean and stocked up with essential supplies. Thank you for your continued hard work to run such a wonderful facility for us to use. Yay to Mobiloo!

  • Alan Abbott

    Fantastic service Essential if you have any form of disability

  • Caroline Hewitt

    Just spent a wonderful weekend camping at Geronimo Festival, with the family. The trip was truly enhanced by the inspirational concept of the mobiloo. Whilst we didn’t need the hoist, we did use the changing table/shower facilities especially when the ‘poonami’ hit unexpectedly mid afternoon. The incredible assistant, Alice was more than helpful in assisting with the clear up! All of the assistants on call were polite, well natured and accommodating. Thank you so my for making our first camping trip/ festival so easy by considering accessibility needs. We can’t wait to recommend you to everyone we know!

  • Sarah Walsh

    My daughter used the mobiloo at Chatsworth House twice today as we came to watch the international horse trials. As a mum, I just can't thank you enough for being there. She had privacy and dignity when she needed it and we were able to have a family day out with one less thing to stress over. Also the attendant was a lovely chap, didn't catch his name but he was great

  • Kathryn Stephens

    We went to cosford air show had a great day, and a happy girl and mum, because there was a changing places toilet for her to use. The attendants were amazing and very helpful. Thanks mobiloo for making our day out great.

  • Gemz De-rowe

    used facilities today with my additional needs four year old. I cannot explain how great it was not to change him on the floor or on an unsuitable changing table. I am extremely pleased to know that if my sons issues remain in years to come this standard of facility is available and that your team are pleasant and interactive. Thank you!

Contact Details

37 High Street

Devizes

SN10 4PE

United Kingdom

0300 030 1255

info@mobiloo.org.uk

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