Welcome to London Sight Loss Councils.

We have three Sight Loss Councils in the capital, with a view to expand further. We currently cover North, South East, and South West London.

We are passionate about using our lived experience to increase the accessibility of services across London.  Each Sight Loss Council (SLC) addresses local need, specific to area, whilst also working together on London-centric projects.

Image shows South West London SLC member, Harry Meade. He has his head turned to the camera and is smiling. he is standing in front of a door, smiling.“Volunteering for Sight Loss Councils has given me the opportunity to get involved in many areas that affect all of us living with sight loss, with a view to influencing change for the better.”

Harry Meade, South West London SLC member

Where we operate

Our North London SLC covers the 21 boroughs which lie above the river Thames. Our long-term vision is to split this area into multiple Sight Loss Councils.

South East London SLC covers six boroughs. These are Bexley, Bromley, Greenwich, Lambeth, Lewisham, and Southwark.

South West London SLC also covers six boroughs. These are Croydon, Kingston, Merton, Richmond, Sutton, and Wandsworth.

We are currently recruiting for volunteers for North London and South East London SLCs’.

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Our work

London SLCs have forged great working partnerships with several key partners.

We are working with Transport for London (TfL) on a number of initiatives to improve access to public transport across their network. This includes bus stops, pedestrian crossings, and e-scooters.

Another key partnership for London SLCs is with shared electric vehicle company Lime. SLCs are working with Lime to improve rider awareness of blind and partially sighted people – particularly around the parking safety.

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Learn about the specific work of each Sight Loss Council

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