Billingshurst Community Transport is a scheme for those who are unable to use public transport including frail and/or disabled residents of Billingshurst and many of the surrounding villages.


For more information please call 01403 787696 or email:
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What is the scheme and who is it for?

Billingshurst Community Transport provides a service to elderly, frail and infirm residents who are unable to use public transport. Volunteer drivers will use either their own cars, or drive a fully wheelchair accessible vehicle provided by the scheme. Where appropriate a companion may accompany a passenger at no additional charge.The car or accessible vehicle will pick up passengers from their home, or any other location within the area served.

Rear access to wheelchair vehicle is via a ramp and hoist. Full restraining straps are fitted.


Frequently asked questions

This service enables registered passengers to undertake trips to medical appointments, day centres, shops, leisure and other non-urgent appointments. Medical journeys will always be given priority but other journey requests will be considered.
There is an annual subscription fee of £5.00 per person. Fixed fares will be charged for each journey based on mileage; the amount will be advised at the time of booking or on request. By prior arrangement, and where appropriate, the driver will wait for up to four hours to take you home. If longer, an additional amount may be charged.
This service covers:
  • Adversane
  • Alfold
  • Barns Green
  • Billingshurst
  • Broadford Bridge
  • Coolham
  • Dragons Green
  • Five Oaks
  • Ichingfield
  • Ifold
  • Kirdford
  • Loxwood
  • Plaistow
  • Shipley
  • The Haven
  • And Hamlets within this catchment
To book your journey call 01403 787696 between the hours of 09:30 and 11:00am, Mon-Fri. An answerphone will be in operation outside of these times. Please leave your name and number and we will call you back. To help us ensure we can meet your needs, we prefer 48 hours notice, however you may book well in advance. We will always endeaver to accommodate emergencies.

Please note. The first time you book we will take your details, including: name,address,telephone number and any other relevant data.These will help us with booking future journeys for you and will be held securely. We will always do our best to supply you with a driver, and we will call you a few days prior to your journey with the name of your driver and your collection time.



Why not join our team of Volunteer Drivers

BCT currently supports over 200 residents.
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Do you have a some knowledge of the local area?

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Mileage allowance is covered and training available if needed.

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Do you have some time and would like to give to your local community?

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Do you hold a current UK driving licence?

BCT would not be able to provide this much appreciated community service without our valued drivers. We are always looking for volunteers, either to drive the BCT vehicle or their own cars. If you have any spare time and would be interested in joining us please contact the scheme co-ordinator Graeme on


call 01403 787696


Meet our office staff

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Graeme Acraman

Manager

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Jane Leonard

Coordinator


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Billingshurst Community Transport is supported by

wscc
Ilford
bpc
lp
hdc
lion
shipley

Also Participating Parish Councils

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