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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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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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wheelchair on the adjustable threshold ramp

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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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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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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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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The Ramp People's Rubber Threshold Ramps

Ramp Buying Guide – Rubber Threshold Ramps

Our Rubber Threshold Ramps are simple solutions to allow users to navigate through doorways, curbs and over low heights. To select the correct ramp for your requirements, simply measure the vertical height of the threshold and select a rubber threshold ramp that is the same as (or as close as possible to) the threshold height. Our rubber threshold ...
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The Ramp People Expandable Barriers

Expandable Barriers - Keep Your Workplace Safe

Due to the current outbreak of COVID-19 we have seen our Expandable Barriersselling out. They are great way to section off areas of shops and workplaces to allow essential deep cleaning to occur. In addition they can be used to maintain safe distances between people at work. Easy to set up & use, our barriers are; Lightweight Portable ...
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Workplace Safety
Slow Traffic, Improve Road Safety

Slow Traffic, Improve Road Safety

Our range of sleeping policeman, or speed bumps, are a perfect way to slow traffic and Improve Road Safety for vehicles and pedestrians. With an extensive range in stock for immediate dispatch, and fixings provided, what more could you ask for! The Ramp People's speed bumps are easy to install, fixings for concrete and tarmac are provided ...
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Speed Bumps
Digger driving up Loading Ramps  onto flat bed vehicle

Easily Load Diggers, Tractors & JCB's - Plant Machinery Loading Ramps

Easily load machinery onto vehicles with our Aluminium Loading Ramps. Select the ramps which are best for your load height and capacity. Free Delivery. Expert Advice. ...
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VAT for Disability Aids - folding wheelchair ramp

How to Claim Back VAT for Disability Aids

Purchasing a wheelchair ramp but unsure how you can claim back the VAT? You can claim the amount paid back by simply clicking the link below;  https://www.revenue.ie/en/online-services/services/claims-and-refunds/apply-for-refund-of-vat-on-aids-and-appliances-for-persons-with-disabilities.aspxYou can claim a refund of VAT on certain aids ...
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Telescopic Wheelchair Ramps in bag

The Benefits of Wheelchair Channel Ramps

Channel ramps are a perfect, lightweight solution for helping manual wheelchairs go up steps and overcome thresholds. We have premium and economy solutions, with prices starting from just €90.00 + VAT, with free delivery across Ireland. Our Channels ramps are available in lengths of 4ft to 12ft, making them suitable for heights up to ...
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Wheelchair Ramps
Low Profile Cable Protectors - Perfect For Wheelchairs

Low Profile Cable Protectors - Perfect For Wheelchairs

When covering cables, it is important to consider who and what will be passing over the cable protector. As well as considering the maximum capacity you need a cable protector to hold, you should also consider if wheelchairs, buggies, or other items with low clearance, such as pallet trucks, may be passing over the cable protectors. For events, ...
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Cable Covers
Warehouse safety

What are the biggest warehouse safety issues and how to solve them

Warehouse and other industrial settings are some of the most dangerous work environments around. The transportation and storage sector has the third-highest worker fatality rate each year after construction and agriculture. Identifying warehouse safety issues and proactively solving them is vital to protecting your workforce as well as equipment ...
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Workplace Safety
Wheel Stops

Wheel Stops & Parking Blocks

Wheels Stops/Parking Blocks are a popular, simple way to prevent damage to cars and structures during parking. They are easy to install on tarmac and concrete, especially as our wheel stops are provided with free fixings and a drill bit. Wheel stops are extremely durable and can prevent your car moving and reduce risk of damage within ...
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Pet Ramps

Pet Ramps!

Why pet ramps are the perfect way to help your dog up heights, reducing risk of injuries! Perfect for small dogs and elderly dogs with arthritis. ...
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