Visitors with disabilities


 Getting About

Bury St Edmunds is an historic market town and streets can be cobbled and uneven. The main town centre is pedestrians on Wednesdays and Saturdays (market days) and Abbeygate Street which is the street linking the historic core with the town centre is pedestrians between 10am - 4pm Monday to Friday and all day on Saturdays and Sundays. The new shopping centre 'arc' is completely accessible and benefits from a large square and even surfaces.  


All public toilets in Bury St Edmunds are fully accessible. Toilets can be found on Angel Hill, Ram Meadow car park, The arc shopping centre and the Bus Station (radar key can be borrowed from the information desk).  


Blue Badge Parking is available throughout the town. Charges do apply in some car parks. Please contact the Tourist Information Centre for more details.

Shopmobility Schemes

Shopmobility schemes can be found in Bury St Edmunds and Haverhill. Both schemes have a selection of scooters, manual or powered wheelchairs, walking frames and sticks for hire. The Bury St Edmunds scheme is operated by the Tourist Information Centre and the Haverhill Scheme is operated by 3 Counties Transport. Click here for further details on both schemes  .