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Some useful information for disabled visitors to Truro.

 Truro is a historic market town, the cobbled streets and leats system can make some surfaces a little uneven. There are pedestrian crossings and the city centre is flat. 


All public toilets in Truro have accessible facilities and are marked on the city map, which is available  for free from the Tourist Information Centre. The RADAR scheme is in use in Truro and keys are available to purchase from our Boscawen Street shop for £3.  Disabled Toilets are situated at The Leats (behind WH Smith), Moorfield Car Park, Lemon Street (by telephone boxes), Old Bridge Street car park & Green Street (next to the bus station)


Truro has limited on street parking bays situated in the city centre, available on Lemon Street, Boscawen Street, River Street, King Street & Duke Street. Blue Badge holders must display their badges clearly.  Cornwall Council own most of the car parks in Truro. Blue Badge holders are allowed to park for free in a Cornwall Council car park if they have a vehicle that is adapted or they are registered on the Cornwall Council exemption scheme. To register for this scheme you are required to submit application in advance of your visit, for more information please go to or call 0300 1234 222

Equipment Hire 

  • British Red Cross, Lighterage Hill, Newham, Truro 01872 267953 - a variety of medical equipment available for short term hire.
  • Tremorvah Industries, Threemilestone, Truro 01872 324340 - motorised scooters 
  • Cornwall Mobility, North Buildings, Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro TR1 3LQ