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Disabled Facilities

The Council and the Isle of Man Government have worked with DisabledGo since February 2006, providing a great support service for residents and visitors to the Island. Together we are moving towards making the Isle of Man as friendly as possible for people with a disability.



Car Parking

Dedicated disabled public parking is available throughout the town.  The Council-operated car parks also provide a number of disabled car parking spaces free of charge. For more information on how to apply for the disabled access card please see the 'Car Parks' section (link on the right).


Public Toilets with disabled facilities

  • Market Hall;
  • Sea Terminal;
  • Loch Promenade;
  • Derby Castle (adjacent to the Terminus Tavern);
  • Drumgold Street car park (first floor);
  • Chester Street car park;
  • Shaw’s Brow car park;
  • Henry Bloom Noble Library (ground floor);
  • Tower House.


Wheelchair Access - Council Buildings

Many Council properties also provide wheelchair access including the town hall which has disabled access via the housing office and the Finance Department entrance as well as lift access in the building. 


Further disability information

The DisabledGo website contains further information on access throughout the Island.  



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Frequently Asked Questions

Will I need a key to use disabled facilities?

For some disabled toilets, namely public facilities, a key will be required for the use of disabled toilets. These RADAR toilet keys are available from the Town Hall and Circa Shopmobility. Toilets in buildings, such as the library, however, do not require a key for access.  



Disabled ToiletsDisabled facilities in a Council-operated public toilet

Last modified on Thursday, 11 February 2016 15:57

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