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Become a Hire Point

The More to Explore project is keen to hear from organisations / businesses that are potentially interested in becoming a hire point. Morecambe Bay Partnership wants to continue to expand the network of routes and hire points around the Bay area as the project develops.

What does a ‘Hire Point’ need to provide?

  • Car parking (or have car parking readily available nearby)
  • Disabled toilet facilities
  • Covered storage and charging facilities (access to 3 pin plug) for 1 or 2 all-terrain mobilty scooters

Desirable, but not essential are: changing facilities and refreshments.

What does a ‘Hire Point’ have to do?

  • Take phone call/email inquiries from potential users
  • Provide training for users
  • Complete necessary user hire agreements / evaluation forms
  • Store and charge the all-terrain mobilty scooters
  • Promote More to Explore project both to potential users, and to existing users (encourage donations, joining Friends of Group etc.)

To note: The More to Explore project is looking to establish a team of volunteers to work with hire points, supporting them with tasks.

What are the benefits of being a ‘Hire Point’?

  • An additional ‘unique’ activity offer for the disabled tourism sector, known to be a loyal customer base, with potential associated financial benefits
  • An opportunity to raise the profile of your business/organisation
  • Free promotion / publicity through the More to Explore project
  • An opportunity to be part of, and contribute to a worthwhile local project

What support do Hire Points get from the More to Explore project?

  • Comprehensive training course(s) provided by Morecambe Bay Partnership and the equipment suppliers about day-to-day care of equipment, dealing with users, working with volunteers, health and safety, first aid
  • Volunteers to assist with tasks
  • Regular visits from suppliers to maintain equipment.
  • More to Explore project co-ordinator to support / answer questions

If you are interested in finding out more, please contact: info@moretoexplore.uk

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GET OUT AND ABOUT AROUND MORECAMBE BAY

Why ‘More to Explore’?


More to Explore aims to inspire people of all-ability to explore the Morecambe Bay area. This website provides advice on where and how to access a fantastic series of all-ability routes – there are downloadable maps, plus an interactive map showing lots more route suggestions. There is background information about all-ability mobility scooter use and hire locally, useful links as well as ideas for how to get more involved in this project.

More to Explore offers everyone, from families with buggies to mobility-challenged people, the opportunity to get around Morecambe Bay and experience amazing sunsets, discover natural landscapes and unearth an adventure with an incredible range of accessible routes.

Please take a look around this site, get inspiration and information and then come and visit Morecambe Bay!