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.

Create your free BWBF account today

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.


BWBF Offering Free, Specially Adapted Audio Equipment

December 08, 2021

British Wireless for the Blind Fund (BWBF) is a national sight loss charity, based in Kent. The charity offers free, specially adapted audio equipment to those living with sight loss. Its aim is to provide a lifeline for those who are unable to afford a specially adapted radio.

Ørsted’s Community Benefit Funds – Spring 2021 Newsletter

December 08, 2021

Ørsted’s Community Benefit Funds have released their Spring 2021 Newsletter. The newsletter features a piece highlighting the work British Wireless for the Blind have been doing in Sefton with their Lifeline to the World project.

Two new ways to access your local Talking Newspaper

November 11, 2021

British Wireless for the Blind Fund (BWBF) and The Talking News Federation (TNF) have joined forces to make it even easier for blind and partially sighted people to listen to their local Talking Newspapers. Together they have launched a new mobile application, and a new skill for the Amazon Echo, so users can access over 200 regional Talking Newspapers from their smartphone, tablet or Alexa enabled device.