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173 year old family business

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Active wheelchairs, Liverpool & Manchester available from the experts at John Preston Healthcare Group.

We supply an excellent range of active wheelchairs and power attachments and offer delivery throughout the UK & Ireland.

Our product specialist David Vernon-Henshaw offers home demonstrations / assessments throughout Livepool & Manchester for you to try.

Our active wheelchairs are made to measure to your exact measurements and tailored to your needs and lifestyle. Our range includes active wheelchairs from highly regarded manufacturers, RGK and Progeo.

We supply wheelchair power attachments that turn your wheelchair into a powered trike or can fit discreetly onto the back of your wheelchair making it easy to get around. Our range includes power attachments from Rio Mobility, Triride and SmartDrive.

Why not get in touch with us today to arrange a home demonstration and test drive? Call 028 92 677 077 and our expert team will be delighted to help arrange your assessment.


We offer demonstrations througout the UK and Ireland. Get in touch to test drive the firefly wheelchair attachment.

You can call our friendly and helpful team on 028 92 677 077 to arrange your assessment.

We are ISO9001 accredited and a member of the British Healthcare Traders Association so you have peace of mind that you are dealing with a reputable and trusted family business.

We have been a family business since 1846.

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Active wheelchairs, North England

Progeo active wheelchairs


We supply the excellent range of bespoke active wheelchairs from Italian manufacturers, Progeo.

Progeo have been developing wheelchairs for over 25 years and are the leading experts in their field. Known for their unique style, aesthetics and lightweight carbon fibre design.

The range includes:

We highly recommend that you arrange a home visit with our wheelchair specialist, Carl Hird who will carry out an in-depth assessment to make sure the chair is right for you and order something to suit your exact specifications. 

RGK active wheelchairs


We are a leading supplier of RGK active wheelchairs and we offer home demonstrations and assessments to help find the right chair to suit you.

RGK Wheelchairs are made to measure to your exact measurements and tailored to your needs and lifestyle.

The range includes:

Children’s active wheelchairs

Made to measure active wheelchairs

Sports wheelchairs

Ultralight wheelchairs

Folding active wheelchairs

Tennis / basketball / rugby wheelchairs

Our RGK specialist Carl Hird has many years’ experience working with and using RGK wheelchairs.  Why not get in touch with us today to arrange a demonstration and test drive? Call 028 92 677 077 and our expert team will be delighted to help arrange your assessment.


Wheelchair power attachments, North England

Firefly wheelchair power attachment


The Firefly is a powerful compact electric handbike attachment for use with manual wheelchairs.

Use of the Firefly gives users the ability to go anywhere they want including over rough terrains and up steep gradients.

The Firefly can reach speeds of up to 12mph but we can limit this for you to suit your child’s abilities and circumstances.

The Firefly is great fun and young people in particular get great enjoyment from the freedom and independence it can provide and the fact that wheelchair use can become fun is a unique novelty.

  • Clips onto manual wheelchairs with rigid front frame
  • Excellent 15 mile range
  • Loads easily into your car
  • Suitable for childrens wheelchairs
  • Max user weight 115kg

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Triride wheelchair handbikes

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The Triride is available in a range of models and optional accessories to suit your individual needs.

Key features

  • 5 speed levels – max 15 mph approx
  • Excellent range from 18 – 30+ miles
  • Lightweight and compact for travelling
  • Can fit onto most manual wheelchairs
  • Easy to attach auto docking system
  • Equipped with cruise control
  • Take your wheelchair anywhere you want
  • 100% Italian designed and manufactured.

The Triride models include:

SmartDrive MX2+ wheelchair power attachment


The SmartDrive MX2+ clips onto the axle under the wheelchair and is compatible with both rigid and folding frames.

The MX2+ model is equipped with the innovative pushtracker wristband that makes it easier for those users with impaired hand function or little strength.

You simply tap the wristband to go and tap it to go, tap to cruise and tap again to stop.

Key features

  • Max speed of 5.5mph
  • Excellent 12 mile range
  • Lightweight – only 5.6kg

Powerful – Cruises up hills and over thick carpet
Intuitive – Double tap to speed up, one tap to coast at preferred speed and tap to brake / stop. It’s that simple
Simple – Turn on and go all day without charging
Flexible – Moves with you for wheelies and curbs
Lightweight – So light, you won’t even know it’s there and easy to put on and take off

ZX-1 wheelchair power add-on


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The ZX-1 power add-on from Spinergy clips easily onto the crossbar without using any tools.

The ZX-1 sits neatly under your wheelchair on only adds around 3″ to the length.

Equipped with a joystick on the armrest, the ZX-1 is very easy to navigate and control.

Key features

  • 4mph top speed
  • Mile range of 10 miles
  • Joystick controlled
  • Car accessible with boot hoist (weight is 37kg)
  • Perfect for most terrains
  • Splash proof – suitable for light rain
  • Fits seat widths 14”– 20” seat widths.

Get in touch to arrange your home demonstration