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In line with Government advice, most groups and organisations in the city have had to take the unfortunate decision to suspend face to face and group work activities. Please telephone or email the contacts listed for the group or organisation if you are interested in their work to check what alternative arrangements might be available or to find out about alternative groups or services in your area.

Our resource centre has a large selection of special equipment and aids to daily living for people with sight problems including; aids to magnification, specialist lighting, talking watches and clocks, and information on different eye conditions to help you understand your diagnosis.

Resource centres
Well a range of aids and equipment over the counter to help people with sight loss live as independently as possible. Everything from magnifiers to talking alarm clocks, from big-button telephones to voice-recorders.

Our staff can help and advise you to make the right choice.

Our Resource Centre here is based within RNIB Scotland’s headquarters at 12-14 Hillside Crescent, Edinburgh EH7 5EA.

Contact Derek Rutherford on 0131 652 3140 or email
All ages
Days and Times
Monday 10am - 4pm
Tuesday 10am - 4pm
Wednesday 10am - 4pm
Thursday 10am - 4pm
Friday 10am - 3pm
Greenside House , 12-14 Hillside Crescent, Abbeyhill

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Contact Details
Contact Person: Derek Rutherford
Contact Telephone: 0131 652 3140
Contact Email:
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This record was last modified on: 23 March 2016