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

Ealing

January 2024

Acton – Health & Inequalities Roadshows

Wednesday 17th January 2024 at Acton Gardens Community Centre, Unit A, Munster Court, Bollo Bridge Rd, London W3 8UU- 10 am to 2 pm

Enfield 

Enfield Vision drop in

Thursday 18th January 2024 at Community House, 311 Fore St, London N9 0PZ, – 10 am to 2 pm

Southall  – Health & Inequalities Roadshows

Tuesday 30th January 2024 at Southall Library, The Dominion Centre, 112 The Green, Southall UB2 4BQ- 10 am to 2 pm

Haringey

Haringey VIP Social Club

Wednesday 10th January 2023 at Winkfield Resource Centre, 33 Winkfield Road, Wood Green, N22 5RP – 2pm to 4pm

Hillingdon

Uxbridge High Street

Thursday 25th January at (outside sports direct) High St, Uxbridge UB8 1JY – 09:30am to 4:30pm

Hounslow

Mind, Body & Soul Health Action Event

Wednesday 3rd January 2024 – Brentford Fountain Leisure Centre, 658 Chiswick High Rd, London TW8 0HJ – 10am – 4pm CANCELLED

Richmond

Richmond VIP club

Monday 15th January 2024 at Duke Church Hall, Quadrant Rd, Richmond TW9 1DH. – 10:30am to 12:30pm

Richmond Kew station

Tuesday 16th January 2024 at (Outside) Kew Bookshop 1-2 Station Approach, London TW9 3QB. – 09:30am to 4:30 pm

February 2024

Barnet

Barnet VIP Club 

Thursday 29th February 2024 St Margaret’s URC Church, Victoria Ave, Finchley, N3 1BD 11 am to 1 pm CANCELLED

Brent

Brent VIP 

Monday 5th February 2024 The Bridge Park Community Leisure Centre, Brentfield, Harrow Road NW10 0RG –10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Ealing

Ealing – Health & Inequalities Roadshows

Tuesday 6th February 2024 at Perceval House, atrium14-16 Uxbridge Rd, London W5 2HL- 10 am to 2 pm

Ealing Volunteers Fair 22nd Feb

Thursday 22nd February 2024 at Ealing Council, 14-16 Uxbridge Rd, London W5 2HL – 11am to 2pm CANCELLED

Greenford – Health & Inequalities Roadshows

Tuesday 13th February 2024 at  Greenford Hall Ruislip Rd, Greenford UB6 9QN- 10 am to 2 pm

Enfield

Enfield VIP 

Thursday 15th February 2024 – Park Avenue Centre 65C Park Avenue, Bush Hill Park, Enfield EN1 2HL – 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Haringey 

Haringey VIP

Wednesday 14th February 2024 – Winkfield Resource Centre, 33 Winkfield Road, Wood Green, N22 5RP –2 pm to 4 pm

Harrow

Harrow VIP Club

Wednesday 28th February 2024 at The Wealdstone Library, 38 – 40 High Street, Wealdstone, HA8 7AE – from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm CANCELLED

Hounslow

Hounslow AGE UK (Advice and Information Fair) 

Wednesday 7th February at Southville Community Centre, Southville Road, Feltham- 2.00pm-4.30pm.

Hounslow VIP Club

Thursday 29th February 2024  – The British Legion, Legion Hall, Whitton Road, Hounslow, TW3 2DB –1 pm to 3 pm CANCELLED

Isleworth – Health & Inequalities Roadshows

Tuesday 20th February 2024 at  Isleworth Public Hall, South St, Isleworth TW7 7BG- 10 am to 2pm CANCELLED

Richmond 

Richmond VIP 

Monday 12th February 2024  – Duke Church Hall, Quadrant Rd, Richmond TW9 1DH –10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Feltham – Health & Inequalities Roadshows

Thursday 29th February 2024 at  Feltham Assembly Hall, Hounslow Rd, Feltham TW14 9DN- 10 to 2pm CANCELLED

March 2024

Barnet-Barnet VIP Club 

Thursday 28th March 2024 – St Margaret’s URC Church, Victoria Ave, Finchley, N3 1BD – 11 am to 1 pm

Chiswick – Health & Inequalities Roadshows

Tuesday 5th March 2024 – Chiswick Town Hall, Heathfield Terrace, Turnham Green, Chiswick, London W4 4JN – 10 am to 2 pm

Ealing-Ealing VIP Club

Thursday 21st March 2024  – The William Hobbayne Centre, 1 St Dunstan’s Road, W7 2EY – 10am to 1pm

Enfield – Market Chambers Square

Monday 18th March 2024 – Market Chambers Square, Market Chambers, Church St, Enfield EN2 6LN-9:30am to 4:30pm

Haringey-Haringey VIP Club

Wednesday 13th March 2024 – Winkfield Resource Centre, 33 Winkfield Road, Wood Green, N22 5RP –2 pm to 4 pm

Harrow-Harrow VIP Club

Wednesday 27th March 2024 – The Wealdstone Library, 38 – 40 High Street, Wealdstone, HA8 7AE – 10:30 am to 12:30 pm 

Hounslow – Health & Inequalities Roadshows

Tuesday 12th March 2024 at West Thames College, London Rd, Isleworth, TW7 4HS – 10 am to 2 pm

Hounslow-Hounslow VIP Club

Thursday 21st March 2024 – The British Legion, Legion Hall, Whitton Road, Hounslow, TW3 2DB –1 pm to 3 pm 

Richmond- Richmond VIP Club

Monday 11th March 2024  – Duke Church Hall, Quadrant Rd, Richmond TW9 1DH –10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Richmond-Kew Station

Wednesday 20th March 2024 – (Outside) Kew Bookshop 1-2 Station Approach, London TW9 3QB. – 09:30am to 4:30 pm

April 2024

Barnet – Barnet Borough Sight Impaired

Tuesday 2nd April 2024 – St Mary’s Church Hall, Hendon Lane, Finchley, N3 1TR – 1.30-3.45pm

Ealing – Acton Market

Wednesday 3rd April 2024 – Acton Market, The Mount, King Street, Acton W3 9NW– 9:30 am to 4:30 pm CANCELLED

Brent-Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Neasden Temple 

 Sunday 14th April 2024 – Pramukh Swami Rd, Neasden, London NW10 8HW – 11am to 1pm

Enfield – Market Chambers Square

 Monday 15th April 2024 – Market Chambers Square, Market Chambers, Church St, Enfield EN2 6LN- 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

Ealing-Ealing VIP Club

Thursday 18th April 2024  – The William Hobbayne Centre, 1 St Dunstan’s Road, W7 2EY – 10am to 1pm

Hillingdon-Uxbridge High Street

Tuesday 23rd April 2024 at (outside sports direct) High St, Uxbridge UB8 1JY – 09:30am to 4:30pm

Richmond- Richmond VIP Club

Monday 22nd April 2024  – Duke Church Hall, Quadrant Rd, Richmond TW9 1DH –10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Richmond-Loss Support Exhibitions 2024

VISION ZONE TWICKENHAM

Thursday 25th April 2024 at THE EXCHANGE, 75 LONDON ROAD, TWICKENHAM, TW1 1BE – 10am to 2pm

Barnet – North Finchley Library

Tuesday 14th May 2024 – North Finchley Library, Ravensdale Ave, London N12 9HP  – 9:30am to 4:30pm 

May 2025

Hounslow – Eye Matter Drama workshop.

Wednesday 8th May 2024 at  Feltham Assembly Hall, Hounslow Rd, Feltham TW14 9DN– 2pm to 5pm