Shoppers will be able to advance hire mobility scooters at a mall for the first time since it closed after being ravaged by a fire earlier this year.

Visitors to the Mall, Walthamstow, will now be able to book scooters and wheelchair hire from ShopMobility in advance of their visit.

The service, which had been available before the fire, has only just been reinstated, as the shopping centre continues its recovering following a massive fire in July this year.

Richard Jones, The Mall’s community marketing manager, said: “It’s great to see these some of our regular guests again now that we have restored ShopMobility within the Mall. We are now working towards re-establishing their full services at the Mall in the coming months."