The Mobile Resource Unit (MRU) is a converted motorhome that visits various venues throughout the 9 Boroughs in Middlesex. Initially funded by the Big Lottery during its inception, the MRU provides information, advice and an opportunity to try and test specialist equipment for those that have a visual impairment. 

Below is a short list of some of the items we have on board that can be viewed and tested; no appointment is required.

  • CCTV magnifiers
  • Handheld magnifiers (both electronic and conventional)
  • Talking clocks
  • Talking wrist watches
  • Lighting equipment
  • Sunglasses in various sizes and shades
  • Cooking / kitchen items such as level indicators, easy grip openers, etc
  • Tactile CD Stereos / Radios / USB Players

Please feel free to visit the Mobile Resource at any of the venues below. Alternatively, if you would like the Mobile Resource Unit to visit you, please call us at our Head Office on  020 8423 5141

August 2022

Wednesday 3rd August (9.30am – 4.30pm) In front of Morrisons, King Street Market, Acton High Street W3 9NX

Thursday 4th August (9.30am – 4.30pm) Opposite Sports Direct, Uxbridge High Street UB8 1JY

Saturday 6th August (9:30am – 4:30pm) Broadwalk Shopping Centre car park, Station Rd, Edgware HA8 7BD

Wednesday 10th August (9:30am – 4:30pm) Bell Square, Staines Road TW3 3JS

Sunday 14th August (11:00am – 8:00pm) Janmashtami Mela, Navnat Centre, Printing House Lane, Hayes UB3 1AR

Tuesday 16th August (10:00am – 4.30pm) Christ the Saviour Church, New Broadway, Ealing W5 2XA

Wednesday 17th August (10:00am – 4.30pm) Whitton Community Centre, Percy Rd, Twickenham TW2 6JL

Thursday 18th August (9.30am – 4.30pm) Opposite Sports Direct, Uxbridge High Street UB8 1JY

Wednesday 24th August (9:30am – 4:30pm) Bell Square, Staines Road TW3 3JS

Thursday 25th August (9:30am – 3:30pm) St Margaret’s United Reformed Church, Victoria Avenue  Finchley N3 1BD

Friday 26th August (9:30am – 4:30pm) Harrow Civic Centre car park, Station Road, Harrow HA1 2XY

Bank Holiday Monday 29th August (9:30am – 4:30pm) in front of Kew Gardens station, Station Parade, Richmond TW9 3PS

Tuesday 30th August (9:00am – 4.30pm) Market Chambers, Church Street, Enfield EN2 6LN

Wednesday 31st August (9:30am – 4:30pm) St Edmund of Canterbury Church, 213 Nelson Rd, Twickenham TW2 7BB

September 2022

Thursday 1st September (9.30am – 4.30pm) Opposite Sports Direct, Uxbridge High Street UB8 1JY

Saturday 3rd September (9:30am – 4:30pm) Broadwalk Shopping Centre car park, Station Rd, Edgware HA8 7BD

Wednesday 7th September (9.30am – 4.30pm) In front of Morrisons, King Street Market, Acton High Street W3 9NX

Tuesday 13th September (10:00am – 15:00pm) Long Lane Community Centre, Uxbridge UB10 9PE

Wednesday 14th September (9:30am – 4:30pm) Bell Square, Staines Road TW3 3JS

Thursday 15th September (9.30am – 4.30pm) Opposite Sports Direct, Uxbridge High Street UB8 1JY

Sunday 18th September (11:00am – 5.00pm) Roxy Fest at Roxbourne Park, Pinner HA5 1JF

Tuesday 20th September (10:00am – 4.30pm) Christ the Saviour Church, New Broadway, Ealing W5 2XA

Friday 23rd September (10:00am – 4.30pm) Full of Life Fair, Twickenham Stadium TW2 7BA

Saturday 24th September (9:30am – 4:30pm) Christ Church, Turnham Green, Chiswick W4 5DT

Tuesday 27th September (9:00am – 4.30pm) Market Chambers, Church Street, Enfield EN2 6LN

Wednesday 28th September (9:30am – 4:30pm) Bell Square, Staines Road TW3 3JS

Thursday 29th September (11:00am – 2:30pm) St Margarets United Reformed Church, Victoria Ave, Finchley N3 1BD