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PIP assessment

Norbs66 Member Posts: 45 Courageous
I have just received a text to say my assessment for PIP has been booked for July 24th at 10.30 in Redhill. its over 9 miles from where I live and I don't know the area as I have never been there. The assessment centre in Wandsworth is closer in distance and this is the centre my friend went to who leaves one road from me. Can I change location as I am already stressing because I dont know that area. I did request a centre on ground level which I know Wandsworth is. The text says I will receive a letter but having looked Redhill up the building appears to be a office block. I walk with crutches and cant do stairs and I got turned away from a ESA assessment for that reason because they said if there is a fire the lifts would shut down what would I do. I said I couldnt do the stairs so they sent me away and rebooked for a centre on the ground floor. Has anyone had any dealings with Redhill or Wandsworth? 



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