Login FormClose

Free, fortnightly PIP, ESA and UC Updates

Our fortnightly bulletin, with over 80,000 subscribers, is the UK's leading source of benefits news. Find out what's changing, how it affects you and how to prepare. Our mailing list is securely managed by icontact in the US.

PIP Consultation Centre
25-27 Kingsgate
Waterdale Centre

Can you tell other claimants anything about travel and facilities for this PIP face-to-face assessment centre? Please post in the comments section below if you can. 

Things like:

  • Distance to nearest bus stop or rail station.
  • Nearest parking, any disabled parking.
  • Distance to walk if you’re dropped as close to the door as possible.
  • Wheelchair access.
  • Toilets, including disabled toilets.
  • Ground floor or first floor.
  • Lift available.
  • Anything else you think might be helpful.

Please don’t comment on the staff though – we won’t be able to publish your comments if you do.


#3 lynnec75 2016-04-19 10:25
Attended Doncaster last week. Centre situated in Waterdale shopping precinct. By car there are two car parks nearby but one is closing soon for building work so other likely to be crowded. about 30 yards to centre flat ground and on ground floor. Toilets in waiting room.
All this is OK but have attended only to have my appointment cancelled on the day as was someone elses from Nottingham!
Next appointment cancelled on the day but before I went this time. Not offered another appointment for two more weeks. That will be 3 months since i sent my forms in!!! It seems a very chaotic system and its evident that they haven't got enough assesors to cope with the appointments they are making.
#2 angie 2016-02-24 15:30
Sorry was disabled access and disabled parking 3places can become busy too..nearest train station is in Castleford itself need to catch bus or taxi.
#1 angie 2016-02-24 15:28
I've been for my pip assessment yesterday there is only 1 bus an hour which is down the hill. It was on the top floor so lucky there was a lift .. and lots of stairs. Toilets were near by. Was sat in Dr waiting area not a lot of seats and not very comfy.. had to walk a few steps to the room she watched me like a hawk.. not a pleasant experience just hope for the best x :-)

You need to be logged in to comment