Tax Relief

Are you Registered Blind or Partially Sighted?

Yes? Then you can claim VAT RELIEF on purchases of our special Adapted Radios!

That's right you can save 20%!  Just create an Account on our website, and tick the box "Registered Blind". Once logged in, you'll see our products which are available VAT free. This must be done BEFORE you place an order, you cannot claim it back afterwards. 

Interest free options are available on some of our sets. Please contact us on 01622 754757 to discuss.

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We are the trading arm of the British Wireless for the Blind Fund - a UK Registered Charity, and have been supplying specially adapted radios to blind and partially-sighted people for over 85 years

Adapted Radios

These radios are specially adapted for visually impaired users, with large display and enlarged buttons. 

Claim VAT ReliefAll Adapted radios are eligible for VAT Relief. If you are Registered blind or partially sighted, claim VAT Relief on your purchases by Registering for an account and ticking the box "I am registered blind or partially sighted".


The British Wireless for the Blind Fund provides high quality, easy to use audio equipment which has been specially designed and adapted for listeners living with sight loss. All our radios are made available on Free Loan to Blind and Partially Sighted people who meet our criteria. If you don't qualify, our radios are also available to purchase through our online shop.

We aim to keep at the forefront of audio technology, responding to changing needs and technologies, investing in research and development to ensure our sets are equipping people for the needs of the future.


Dementia & sight loss

August 11, 2016

Did you know that there are 850,000 people living with Dementia in the UK and 7 out of 10 of these are also living with another medical condition or disability such as sight loss? At BWBF, we have for a long time been aware that people with medical conditions other than sight loss such as Dementia, Parkinson’s disease, Motor Neurone Disease and stroke sufferers are also finding the benefits of using our adapted radios because of their simplicity to operate.

Guernsey & Jersey report

August 10, 2016

In June, whilst Britain was going to referendum on Europe, David Beard (Agent Liason Manager) and Brad Samuels (BWBF Direct) were honoured to pay a special visit to our partners in Guernsey and Jersey; Guernsey Blind Association and Eyecan (formerly Jersey Blind Society).

Lions donate three special radio sets for use by local blind persons

March 31, 2014

Lions John Braithwaite and Les Board presented a cheque for the purchase of radios to BWBF Regional Manager David Loveridge.

David Loveridge said: “I really want to thank members of the Weymouth & Portland Lions who have given up their time to raise money which has allowed us to provide blind and partially sighted people in Weymouth and Portland with specially modified radios.  These unique audio devices allow the recipient to listen to talking books and newspapers, CD, cassettes, digital radio and much more.