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• Explore the UK’s leading range of WAVs
• See the launch of the new Brotherwood Mercedes-Benz V-Class
• Discuss your personal transport needs with expert advisors
• Explore the world-class Motor Museum

We are pleased to announce that the Brotherwood ‘WAV Weekend’ Event will be returning this April Bank Holiday Weekend, giving you the opportunity to explore and drive the UK's leading range of Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles in one place.

The Brotherwood ‘WAV Weekend’ Event will also include the launch of our brand new, exclusive ‘Klastar’ Mercedes-Benz V-Class conversion, which promises to be our most luxurious and refined WAV to date; with a low, level floor conversion offering 57” of internal headroom, a unique Brotherwood Powered Ramp system, high specification and a choice of powerful diesel engines in conjunction with the Mercedes-Benz 7G-Tronic automatic transmission for a smooth, effortless drive.

Hosted at the exceptional Haynes International Motor Museum in Sparkford, Somerset, with it's huge exhibits of exotic and historical cars and motorbikes, the Brotherwood WAV Weekend will give you the chance to discuss your needs with our accessibility experts in person, and browse our entire range of accessible cars. Brotherwood will also have a limited number of passes to the Motor Museum to give away to clients who take a test drive across the weekend.

With excellent disabled access and facilities, and conveniently located alongside the A303 just 30 minutes from junction 25 of the M5, The Haynes International Motor Museum is the UK's largest collection of the greatest cars from around the world. The Museum currently offers 19 individual exhibitions and it is very much a “Museum in Motion” with tours, talks and activities for families, children and enthusiasts alike. Packed with precious metal, the Haynes International Motor Museum is truly a world-class motor museum.

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A new fleet of wheelchair-friendly cars has been brought in to help deliver better council services to Dorset’s disabled residents.

Three converted Ford vehicles will be used to transport both older people and disabled children who require special equipment to travel, including wheelchairs.

Dorset County Council purchased the vehicles from Brotherwood in Sherborne, who specialise in converting cars for wheelchair access. The cars can carry a driver plus three passengers and a wheelchair user in comfort and safety. The lowered floor and central wheelchair position enable wheelchair users to travel inclusively between the rear passenger seats, as part of the group and with a good view out of the car.

Cllr Peter Finney, Cabinet member for Environment at Dorset County Council, said: “Dorset Travel are delighted to have the new fleet of vehicles which will provide a high level of comfortable and safe transportation to schools and day centres across Dorset. The cars are specially designed to offer easy access, and also promote inclusivity.

“Brotherwood was able to tailor a high specification for the vehicles to suit our needs, and we are always delighted to work with local businesses.

“The cars will also help us to cut costs as we will no longer depend on expensive outsourcing of specialist transportation.

“The new fleet has been very well received by our customers.”

Brotherwood Managing Director John Daniel added: “We are pleased to have been able to help our local council to improve services to disabled individuals in the region. These vehicles will provide mobility for people across Dorset, and represent access to education, care and other essential services across the county.”

“We are grateful to Dorset County Council for the opportunity to provide these vehicles, and look forward to seeing them out on the road performing their vital roles in our local community.”

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Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle specialists Brotherwood recently enjoyed a busy VIP launch event and WAV showcase weekend at the prestigious Haynes International Motor Museum in Sparkford, Somerset.

Benefitting from beautiful weather across the April Bank Holiday weekend, Brotherwood invited wheelchair users and their families from across the UK to partake in the museums’ excellent hospitality, explore the amazing displays of over 400 historic cars and motorcycles, and view and test drive the incredible range of Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles that Brotherwood can offer.

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It's here! Our new Mercedes-Benz Vito Tourer conversion offers a huge 60" internal headroom for the wheelchair passenger between 2 full size rear seats. An additional 2 third row seats can be added to enable up to 7 people to travel inclusively and in comfort.
Home demonstrations are booking up quickly - get in touch to arrange yours!

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Looking for a great day out over the April Bank Holiday weekend?

Brotherwood are excited to announce that we will be hosting a Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle showcase weekend, at the prestigious Haynes International Motor Museum in Sparkford, Somerset.

Over the course of Saturday 30th April, and Sunday 1st May, we will be welcoming one and all to visit, view and test drive our entire range of Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles, giving you an exclusive chance to see the UK’s leading range of WAV’s in one place.

Whether you are considering your first accessible vehicle, or thinking of replacing your current wheelchair car, our WAV showcase weekend is a must-visit event for wheelchair users, carers, families and friends of people living with a disability. Occupational Therapists, Case Managers and other professionals needing to advise disabled clients of their transport options are also encouraged to take this unique opportunity to get ‘hands-on’ with our wheelchair passenger car range.

The friendly Brotherwood staff will be on hand to welcome you, guide you through the many options available to you, and offer expert advice to find the perfect vehicle for your needs. Our experienced team will be performing free, in-depth personal needs assessments to help you discover the ideal mobility solution for your lifestyle.

The Brotherwood WAV Showcase Weekend will be hosted at the spectacular Haynes International Motor Museum, home of the UK’s largest exhibition of cars from around the world. With over 400 amazing cars and bikes on display, and subject of an extensive £5 million refurbishment in 2014, Haynes offers excellent hospitality and a memorable day out for all.

The museum benefits from comprehensive wheelchair accessibility and excellent facilities throughout, and is conveniently located alongside the A303, making it the ideal destination for an informative, entertaining, and accessible day out for all this April Bank Holiday weekend.

We look forward to welcoming you. 

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We are pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with Contract Hire specialist providers LVC Mobility!
Combining over 50 years of specialist experience we can now offer affordable finance packages for both Business and Private Individuals in need of high quality, wheelchair-friendly transport, making our Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles even more accessible for small businesses, care homes, local authorities and more.

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Community transport group Community Transport Calderdale in Yorkshire has become the first organisation in the country to acquire a ground breaking new fully electric, wheelchair accessible vehicle from Brotherwood.

We'll be following their first-time experiences with electric power over the coming months. Read more at our website!

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Our September Newsletter is out now! With some new Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle special offers, and catch up on our latest customer correspondence including Bernie's epic UK Roadtrip!

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Follow Discover Holidays and Bernie's UK Roadtrip - all the way from Australia for a 2-week tour of the whole UK in a Brotherwood converted Kia Sorento!
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