Macclesfield Eye Society……

We are delighted to announce that we have been chosen by Sainsbury’s in Macclesfield as their Charity of the Year!

There will be all sorts of events and activities taking place during the next twelve months – we will be in store regularly with our information point.
This exciting news is a marvellous start to our celebrations on serving the local community for 140 years.
Macclesfield Eye Society (Macclesfield Society for the Blind) is an independent, registered Charity, which was established in 1875. The Society aims to encourage independence, prevent social isolation and offer support and information to visually impaired people in the Macclesfield/Wilmslow/Congleton/Poynton areas and rely on fund raising and donations to support our work.

To make a donation please visit our Just Giving page Donate with JustGiving and PayPal

The Society has approximately 900 registered blind or partially sighted members.

Drop into our resource centre

Our newly refurbished centre, at 15 Queen Victoria Street Macclesfield, displays and sells a selection of daily living aids and specialised living equipment, including:


    • Talking Clocks
    • Watches
    • Microwave Oven
    • Bathroom and Kitchen Scales
    • An extensive range of magnifiers including specialised electronic magnifiers
    • Computer Software
    • Telephones (including mobile phones)
    • Anti Glare Shields and Filter Spectacles
    • Day light lamps

We are open Tuesday – Friday from 9.00am -1.30pm where our staff are able to advise on the full range of products. Please drop by and take a look at how we can help you.

For those looking to learn how to use a computer or to upgrade their computer skills, Macclesfield College provide one to one tuition with a specialist tutor to help people to achieve qualifications in I.T. using the screen reader JAWS.
JAWS speaks as you type and is also used to read documents, webpages, e-mails, etc. For further information please visit Computing for the Visually Impaired

Tel: 01625 422602