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Henshaws Society for Blind People

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Henshaws Society for Blind People
4A Washbrook House,Lancastrian Office Centre, Talbot Road
M32 0FP

Public phone: 0300 222 5555


Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Services for people with visual impairments. Regional resource centres in Manchester and Liverpool provide drop-in services, children and families service, information support groups, sensory stimulation rooms and Braille groups. Also provide equipment for use in the centres, visual impairment training, arts and crafts activities, lunch club and a summer playscheme. College and residential places in East Yorkshire.

Target group: Children, families and adults with visual impairments.

Area served: North West and Yorkshire, UK

How to contact: Phone (0300 222 5555) or email. Drop In (Limited during coronavirus pandemic. Please check website for up to date information).


Monday: 9am - 4.30pm

Tuesday: 9am - 4.30pm

Wednesday: 9am - 4.30pm

Thursday: 9am - 4.30pm

Friday: 9am - 4.30pm


Office Hours:


Wheelchair access: Yes - limited

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Flat entrance, guide rails. Talking lift, enhanced lighting and colour contrasting decor in building. Loop system. Information on tape, in Braille and large print.

Other information

Languages other than English: Urdu.

Charity number: 221888

Year established: 1837

Staffing: 400 staff, 300 volunteers.

Public transport: Old Trafford Metrolink station.

Record last checked: 26 January 2022


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