Sheffield Royal Society for the Blind

Contact details

Sheffield Royal Society for the Blind
5 Mappin Street
S1 4DT

Public phone: 0114 272 2757


Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Advice and information for visually impaired people. Cafe. Equipment advice. Technology support. Community advice service, including welfare rights advice. A range of activities and groups for visually impaired people of all ages. Also operates a residential care home (Cairn Home) specialising in support for visually impaired people.

Target group: Visually impaired people of all ages, including children.

Area served: City of Sheffield.

How to contact: Phone (0114 272 2757), email, contact for an appointment or write. Opening hours 8:30am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday, closed weekends and bank holidays.


Monday: 8.30am - 4.30pm

Tuesday: 8.30am - 4.30pm

Wednesday: 8.30am - 4.30pm

Thursday: 8.30am - 4.30pm

Friday: 8.30am - 4.30pm

Weekends: Closed / Bank Holidays: Closed

Office Hours: As Above


Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Level entrance. Information in audio format, by email, in Braille and large print. Deafblind signers. Loop system. No car parking on site but “on street” parking, pay and display or no charge for disabled “blue” badge holders.

Other information

Languages other than English: Access to interpreters.

Charity number: 1047257

Year established: 1860

Staffing: 14 full time and 5 part time staff, 84 volunteers.

Public transport: City centre location close to all bus, train and tram services.

Record last checked: 13 July 2023


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