"Me, my girlfriend and our son had an amazing time at the beach yesterday. We really enjoyed being in the water, it was my first time since my accident 4 years ago." - Sam, South Shields

Please fill in the form below to apply for membership of our organisation or to volunteer. In doing so you are giving us permission to store your information.

We will contact you with a membership number which you can use to book a wheelchair in the future.

To book free loan of our equipment please contact us by phone or email with as much notice as possible.

Phone: 0300 999 4444 on Saturdays or Sundays between 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

EMAIL: info@beachaccessnortheast.org

Upcoming events

Wheelchair line up 2022

After the success of our first event in 2019, we are thrilled to say we will be holding our second North East Wheelchair Line up…

Wheelchair line up 2022

Coming soon on August 29th (Bank Holiday Monday). Further details coming soon!

Latest news

Exciting news from South Shields Surf School

We consider ourselves lucky to work alongside the surf school who have always supported us. Last year our chairs were used to get people to…

Thank you to the Coastal Custodian Community

We were absolutely thrilled to receive a donation of £2000 raised by the Coastal Custodian Community. This money was raised specifically to be used towards…

BANE awarded North East Small Charity of the Year

For the last 6 years the North East Charity Awards have been celebrating and recognising the work of our North East charities and social enterprises,…

Whitley Bay Town Cup 2019

THE WHITLEY BAY TOWN CUP is awarded annually to any organisation that has taken part in or brought about an outstanding event in the town.…


Could you be a volunteer?

Everything that happens here at BANE happens because of a volunteer. We are currently looking for additional volunteers for Whitley Bay and a pool of…

Can I get a new location added?

We are often asked if we can set up at a new beach. There are lots of factors to take into account when we look…

Who can use one of the Beach Wheelchairs?

Anyone who, for whatever reason, has difficulty walking on the beach. This could be a permanent or temporary disability. The beach wheelchairs need someone to…