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

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

Richmond-Kew Station

Wednesday 29th April 2024 – (Outside) Kew Bookshop 1-2 Station Approach, London TW9 3QB. – 09:30am to 4:30 pm

May 2025

Hounslow – Feltham Assembly Hall

Eye Matter confidence-building event
Wednesday 8th May 2024 –
 Feltham Assembly Hall, Feltham Park, Hounslow Rd, Feltham TW14 9DN – 2pm to 5pm

Harrow – Outside St Anne’s near Katie’s Statue

Thursday 9th of May 2024 – 311B Station Rd, Harrow HA1 1LF, St Anne’s Road next
to the Katie’s Statue – 9:30am to 4:30pm

Brent – Brent VIP 

Monday 13th May 2024 – The Bridge Park Community Leisure Centre, Brentfield, Harrow Road NW10 0RG –10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Barnet – North Finchley Library

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

Barnet – South Friern library

Wednesday 15th May 2024 – South Friern Library, Colney Hatch Ln, London N10 1HD – 10:30am to 4:30pm

Enfield – Enfield VIP 

Thursday 16th May 2024 – Park Avenue Centre 65C Park Avenue, Bush Hill Park, Enfield EN1 2HL – 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Richmond-Kew Station

Friday 17th May 2024 – (Outside) Kew Bookshop 1-2 Station Approach, London TW9 3QB. – 09:30 am to 4:30 pm

Harrow-Harrow VIP Club

Wednesday 22nd May 2024 – The Wealdstone Library, 38 – 40 High Street, Wealdstone, HA8 7AE – 10:30 am to 12:30 pm 

Hillingdon – Uxbridge VIP Club

Thursday 23rd May 2024 –  CHRIST CHURCH HALL, REDFORD WAY, BELMONT ROAD, UXBRIDGE UB8 1SZ  – 10:30 am to 1 pm

Hillingdon-Uxbridge High Street

Friday 24th May 2024 – (outside sports direct) High St, Uxbridge UB8 1JY – 09:30am to 4:30pm

Tuesday 28th May – Hanworth Air Park Leisure Centre & Library, Uxbridge Rd, Feltham TW13 5EG – 10am to 2pmplease get your free tickets here :- 

Hounslow – Health Action Day

Hounslow –  Health Action Day

Tuesday 28th May 2024 – Hanworth Air Park Leisure Centre & Library, Uxbridge Rd, Feltham TW13 5EG – 10am to 2pm-please get your free tickets here :- 

 www.eventbrite.com/e/healthy-hounslow-health-action-day-tickets-893732366567

Barnet – Barnet VIP 

Thursday 30th May 2024 –  St Margaret’s URC Church, Victoria Ave, Finchley, N3 1BD   – 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Hounslow – Hounslow VIP CLUB

Thursday 30th May 2024  at The British Legion, Legion Hall, Whitton Road, Hounslow, TW3 2DB, 2pm to 3pm 

June 2024

BRENT – BRENT VIP CLUB

Monday 3rd June 2024 – the Bridge Park Community Leisure Centre, Brentfield, Harrow Road NW10 0RG – 10:30am to 12:30pm

Hounslow – Holy Trinity Church

Monday 3rd June 2024 – Holy Trinity Church, 6 High St, Hounslow TW3 1HG – 7 pm to 9 pm

Enfield  – Enfield Civic Centre – ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE

Tuesday 4th June 2024 – Enfield Council, Civic Centre, Silver Street, London EN1 3XA – 10am – 1pm

Hounslow – Hounslow Gets Digital

Tuesday 4th June 2024 – Ground Floor, Hounslow House, 7 Bath Road, Hounslow, TW3 3EB – 2 pm to 3 pm 

This event is from 10am-3pm MAB will attend from 2pm till 3pm.

Hounslow – Macular Society Support Group

Wednesday 5th June – Wellington Day Centre, 292 Staines Rd, Hounslow TW4 5BA – 2pm – 4pm

Hillingdon – Uxbridge Library – Hi-Vis Sight Loss Awareness Fair

Thursday 6th June 2024 – Uxbridge Library High St, Uxbridge UB8 1HD – 10am to 4pm

Richmond- Richmond VIP Club

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

Haringey – Haringey VIP Club

Wednesday 12th June 2024 – Winkfield Resource Centre, 33 Winkfield Road, Wood Green, N22 5RP –  2pm till 4pm

Enfield 

Enfield Carers Conference 2024

Thursday 13th June 2024 – Community House, Fore Street, Edmonton, N9 0PZ- 11:30am – 3pm

Harrow-Cup of Tea with the RNIB

Friday 14 June 2024 – North Harrow Community Library, 429, 433 Pinner Rd, North Harrow, HA1 4HN – 1 pm to 3 pm

Hounslow – Hounslow Health in the Park

Saturday 15th June 2024 – Lampton Park, 40 Harte Rd, Hounslow TW3 4LD – 11 am to 3 pm

Richmond

Richmond-Kew Garden Station

Tuesday 18th June 2024 – (Outside) Kew Bookshop 1-2 Station Approach, London TW9 3QB – 09:30am to 4:30 pm

Harrow – Harrow VIP Club

Wednesday 19th June 2024 – The Wealdstone Library, 38 – 40 High Street, Wealdstone, HA8 7AE – 10:30 am to 12:30 pm 

Ealing

Ealing VIP Club

Thursday 20th June 2024  – The William Hobbayne Centre, 1 St Dunstan’s Road, W7 2EY – 10 am to 1 pm

Enfield 

Health & Welfare event

Friday 21st June – Angel Community Centre, 48 Raynham Rd, London N18 2JF– 10am to 2pm

Barnet

North Barnet Library

Tuesday 25th June 2024 – North Finchley Library, Ravensdale Ave, London- N12 9HP – 10:30am to 4:30pm

Barnet – Barnet VIP Club

Thursday 27th June 2024 –  St Margaret’s URC Church, Victoria Ave, Finchley, N3 1BD   – 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Hounslow

Hounslow VIP CLUB

Thursday 27th June 2024  at The British Legion, Legion Hall, Whitton Road, Hounslow, TW3 2DB – 2pm to 3pm