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Mobility aids shipped from the UK to ROI: How do I claim back VAT and customs charges?

Our company, The Ramp People, is based in the United Kingdom and ships and supplies mobility aids to the Republic of Ireland. To ship and supply mobility aids to the Republic of Ireland, our company ensures seamless logistics and timely delivery. We work closely with our shipping partners to handle customs clearance and transportation, while ...
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drive in ramp

Introducing the combi! It has never been easier to purchase a portable drive-in system

The Ramp People are well known for our portable wheelchair ramps. Customers may not always desire a permanent wheelchair ramp outside their home, whether for reasons of security or curb appeal. Combining two of our most popular products, the aluminium folding wheelchair ramp and the rubber threshold ramp, the combi provides a complete solution for ...
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Wheelchair Ramps
Channel Loading Ramps for Vans

Channel Loading Ramps for Vans

Channel van ramps are designed with sturdy construction and high weight capacity, making them ideally suited for heavy-duty applications. Their unique channel design provides excellent traction, even in wet or slippery conditions, ensuring a safe and secure loading and unloading experience. In addition to garden equipment and ride-on ...
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Loading Ramps
cable protector rubber

Cable Protector - Outdoor Cable Covers

The Ramp People offers an extensive range of outdoor cable protectors, whether you are protecting cables at events from pedestrian and vehicle traffic or protecting an EV charging cable on your driveway or pavement. Lightweight Floor Cable ProtectorsWe hold a range of floor cable protectors in stock with 1 or 2 channels. These lightweight cable ...
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Cable Covers
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Aluminium Van Ramp for Loading

Are you looking for aluminium van loading ramps to assist you with loading heavy equipment? At The Ramp People we offer a large range of heavy duty van ramps suitable for a variety of loading scenarios. These ramps are suitable for individuals or businesses that need assistance loading and unloading goods and equipment into vehicles. We can also ...
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The National Equality Register

Here at The Ramp People, Equality is an extremely important business value we hold. Good equality practices and policies ensure a fair working environment and equal society. We are extremely pleased to share that we have again renewed our membership with The National Equality Register. What is The National Equality Register The register is for ...
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dog going up ramp

Dog Ramp Range Expansion - New Product Alert!

Here at The Ramp People are passionate about helping older pets with mobility problems or smaller animals who need assistance getting up into cars, beds, steps and more. We have recently expanded our dog ramp range to include a number of new pet ramps and pet steps. Designed to be lightweight and portable, they can easily be set-up for a number of ...
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RollAble Wheelchair Ramp

RollAble Wheelchair Ramp

Introducing our RollAble ramp, designed to allow wheelchairs and scooters to overcome steps, kerbs and thresholds. Available in 3 widths. 350kg capacity. Suitable for indoor and outdoor ...
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Quad bike going up a pair of ramps

Quad Bike Ramps

Quad Bikes are perfect for quickly driving across the farm, driving off road, racing and driving on dirt tracks. At The Ramp People we offer a range of folding and non-folding Quad Bike Ramps to easily allow you to load your quad bike into your van or trailer for transportation, or to overcome steps.  How do the quad bike ramps stay in ...
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Reclaim VAT on Disabled Access Ramps

If you are located within the Republic of Ireland and you have a disability you can reclaim VAT (currently 23% across Ireland) on mobility aids, including wheelchair ramps. If you are disabled and have paid VAT on a product which is designed to assist those with disabilities, such as a wheelchair ramp, you can make a claim for the VAT ...
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Pallet truck going up an aluminium wedge ramp loading a pallet

New Product Alert – Aluminium Wedge Ramp

Easily overcome kerbs with our new Aluminium Wedge Ramp. Perfect for loading trolleys, flightcases and pallet trucks, this new ramp offers a 1000kg capacity and is available in heights between 60mm - 170mm. This aluminium loading ramp is made in Italy and is customisable to your requirements. In addition, the ramp is TUV certified.  ...
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Loading Ramps
Mobile Yard Ramps

Hydraulic Mobile Yard Ramps

Unlike most of our aluminium loading ramps, our Mobile Yard Ramps are made of steel and are suitable for unloading forklifts, scissor lifts and genies. The ramps can also be used in other situations; for example, we have supplied them to customers who created a temporary aisle or who needed a mobile loading ramp to position vehicles on a stage at a ...
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Wheelchair Accessible Taxi ramp loading scooter into car

Create a Wheelchair Accessible Taxi

The Equality Act 2010 requires taxi drivers to provide assistance to those in wheelchairs. Prior to this the  Disability Discrimination Act 1995 was in place to ensure taxis remained accessible. It is important that taxi drivers of course are able to find the right ramp to provide users with a smooth gradient whilst still having enough space ...
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Making Your Pride Event Wheelchair Accessible

Making Your Pride Event Wheelchair Accessible

Pride is held yearly, every June to celebrate the LGBTQ+ movement and to remember the 1969 Stonewall riots. Various Pride marches and events are held throughout the June and the following months to celebrate the spectrum of sexual and gender diversity. However, many Pride events are not accessible for many disabled and neurodiverse people. We have ...
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foldable wheelchair ramps for office

Creating a Disabled Friendly Workplace

With such a wide range of disabilities, one solution doesn't fit all. Creating a Disabled Friendly Workplace can seem daunting with so many factors to consider and the legal implications if you get it wrong. If you are making changes for a specific person, for example, a new employee, we recommend undertaking a risk assessment and discussing ...
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Wheelchair Ramps
Eco-friendly recycled rubber ramps

Recycled Rubber Ramps!

If you have read our other blogs, you probably know that our rubber threshold ramps are great solutions to allow people to overcome door thresholds, curbs and over low heights. What you may not know is that all of our rubber threshold ramps are eco friendly and are made from 100% recycled rubber! They are a cheap and simple solution that are also ...
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Ramps Around The World

Ramps Around The World

The Ramp People team loves to find ramps when they are out and about and traveling the world! Throughout our time together we have found some good, some bad and some bizarre ramps on our travels so we have decided to share them in this blog. Check out some of the Ramps Around The World we have found. Firstly, one of the warehouse team found one of ...
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The Ramp People Modular Ramp Systems

Adjustable Access - The Flexibility of Modular Ramp Systems!

The Ramp People's modular ramp systems are a really flexible solution that can be used in a large variety of places. Whether you need them for home use or for a commercial building, these modular ramps offer unparalleled customisation to fit almost any building entrance. This means they are great for places where a portable or temporary solution ...
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