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Taxi Company Fined for Refusing to take Guide Dog

Dacorum Borough Council have successfully prosecuted a local taxi company for refusing to take a booking from a passenger with a guide dog.
Please click here for more information.

Need to Find a Reliable Trader?

We are passing on some information we have received from Hertfordshire County Council. Although we do not recommend any of these ourselves, we thought it sounds a good scheme. Please click here for more information.

Transport Survey

To read the final report of the Disability Watford survey on public transport in Watford 2015, please visit our campaigns page.

Taxi Service Report

Report on the (poor) taxi service for people with a disability in Watford commissioned by Watford Borough Council. Please visit our campaigns page to read the report.

New fine for taxi drivers

A new £1,000 fine for taxi drivers who will not take wheelchair users has been created. Click here to read more.

Picture of welcoming doormatDISABILITY WATFORD is united voice for disabled people, their families and carer’s working together to influence local decision making and striving to remove physical, communicational and attitudinal barriers.

Disability Watford exists to:

  • Form links between disability groups and individuals in the Watford area
  • Identify the needs of people with a disability in the area
  • Make sure local agencies are aware of these needs
  • Develop partnerships with statutory bodies and other voluntary and community groups
  • Co-operate with local agencies in service delivery

DW is Watford & District’s Access group, run by people with disabilities. This website is the main portal for information focused on issues surrounding persons with disabilities, their family, friends, and carers/assistants.

Opening Hours

As DW is run by volunteers, our office is not always staffed, so we do not suggest you drop in before phoning us. The best time to call us or find us in the office is between 11.00 (11am) and 15.00 (3pm), Monday to Friday.

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To find out more about volunteering opportunities at Disability Watford click here.

DW hopes you find our website useful and accessible. It is designed to be user friendly.