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British Wireless for the Blind Fund

British Wireless for the Blind provides specially designed radios (including DAB radios) and CD / cassette recorders to registered blind people in need over the age of eight and resident in the United Kingdom.

For people with sight loss, life becomes a challenge; not just the difficulty of getting out and about, but also the everyday tasks that we take for granted - like turning on the radio in the morning to listen to the news.

By providing the equipment on a free loan to those who are unable to afford a specially adapted radio we help improve the daily lives of visually impaired people.

We are a small team of 17 staff based at our head office in Maidstone, Kent as well as four regional development managers. We have a fantastic team of over 70 volunteers who work to support us and those in need.

We work alongside a network of local agents, including blind societies and local authority sensory teams to enable us to provide our service all throughout the UK.

Who to contact

01622 754757

Where to go

British Wireless for the Blind
British Wireless For The Blind Fund, 10
Albion Place
ME14 5DZ

Other Details

Cost details
Please contact provider for more information.
Referral required?
Age Range
Ages 5-10, Ages 11-16, Ages 16-18, 18-25 (Transition)
Visually impaired,

Local Offer

Local Offer Disabilities
Visually impaired
Local Offer Age Bands
Early Years (0-4 years)
Primary (4-10 years)
Secondary (11-16 years)
Transitions to Adulthood (16+)
Needs Level
SEN Provision Type


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