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October 29, 2019
Using Your Brotherwood® WAV: Easy Powered Loading with PAWRS

Brotherwood® Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles (WAVs) can be fitted with PAWRS, a Power Assisted Wheelchair Restraint System, for fast, effortless loading of wheelchair and passenger.

PAWRS is a remote-controlled - no pushing required, simply connect the wheelchair and for effortless loading of combined wheelchair and passenger weights up to 250kg at the press of a button.

This video demonstrates best practice when using your PAWRS device to quickly, easily and safely load your Brotherwood® WAV.

September 27, 2019
The 5 Benefits of a Lowered Floor in a WAV

Brotherwood Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles (WAVs) are fitted with a unique low-floor (sometimes referred to a a dropped-floor) design that creates several benefits for the wheelchair user when travelling.

Let's take a look at the main advantages of this type of wheelchair access conversion.

September 19, 2019
World-renowned Robotics Expert chooses Brotherwood

It was an exciting day this week as we had the pleasure of delivering a new Brotherwood Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle to Dr Peter Scott-Morgan.

Peter is a world-renowned roboticist and artificial intelligence expert who upon being diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease in 2016, set in motion a plan to become the world's first 'cyborg' - assimilating technology into his body in order to not only survive but thrive!

June 13, 2019
The Covers Are Off

NEW PRODUCTS REVEALED AT THE 2019 BROTHERWOOD WAV SHOW

In case you missed it - the 2019 Brotherwood WAV Show took place between Thursday 6th and Saturday 8th June at Haynes International Motor Museum, attracting hundreds of guests across all three days as we unveiled some exciting new products for the very first time.

March 19, 2019
The New Face of Big Space

The UK’s Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle specialists Brotherwood have kicked off a big year of exciting product launches with the release of the new 2019 Ford Tourneo Connect.

A compact, modern vehicle, the Brotherwood “C’Arete 2” conversion answers client demands for a large amount of space in a small vehicle – the unique Brotherwood low, flat, level floor conversion creating up to 59 inches of internal headroom; enough for even tall wheelchair users to travel comfortably, with plenty of space and good visibility out of the windows. The feeling of space and light is further increased by Ford’s large Panorama sunroof, which floods the interior with natural daylight.

February 12, 2019
Finance Packages now Available for Brotherwood WAVs

Previously it has been difficult, restrictive and complicated to arrange finance for Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles.

However we are pleased to be able to offer our clients the choice to own your Brotherwood® Wheelchair Adapted Vehicle outright via a flexible finance agreement. Our specialist finance provider, Evolution Motor Finance, can arrange affordable finance for your vehicle, with the most suitable agreement for your circumstances.

January 18, 2019
WAV Weekend 2019 Dates Announced

Save the date for the only event dedicated to Special Purpose Vehicles for wheelchair users: The Brotherwood WAV Weekend gives you the opportunity to explore, test and drive the UK’s leading range of Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles, all in one place. Discuss your mobility needs with expert advisors, see the latest products, and enjoy hospitality courtesy of Europes’ largest and most prestigious motor museum.

December 18, 2018
Wishing You a Very Merry Christmas

Christmas Greetings from all at Brotherwood

We would like to wish all of our clients, suppliers and friends a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

PLEASE NOTE OUR CHRISTMAS CLOSING TIMES:

CLOSED FROM 13.00 on Monday, 24th December
RE-OPENING 8.30 on Wednesday, 2nd January 2019

December 5, 2018
Stay Safe This Winter with our Winter Driving Tips

Winter is a busy time of year on the roads; with more people than usual travelling to visit friends and family, or pick up their Christmas shopping. With extra traffic, dark evenings and wintery conditions, it pays to take a little extra time preparing for your journeys this December.

August 30, 2018
Important News for Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Owners

Brotherwood® have been campaigning for years for more stringent safety checks for critical wheelchair and passenger restraint systems, which are crucial for the safe transportation of wheelchairs and their users, and so we welcome these new regulations which ensure that your vehicle can continue to safely serve your needs for years to come.