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Find pre-loved furniture, vintage clothes, designer labels and unusual books and accessories at our charity boutique located on the vibrant Leather Lane market

 

 

 

About our charity boutique

Our charity boutique – one of Time Out’s reasons to visit Leather Lane – is a great place to find bargain, preloved fashion, books, toys, art and more. We're located in Leather Lane, which is in the famous Hatton Garden area of Holborn. 

Our boutique in Leather Lane is also used as a venue for our Digital Inclusion sessions, Information and Advice service and, hosting our monthly Book Group 

What will you find at our Leather Lane boutique?

The shop is run by a full-time manager, and a team of dedicated volunteers. It raises vital funds for the organisation, helping us to continue our work providing life-enhancing services for older people in Camden. By shopping from our Leather Lane Boutique or donating your items, you can help us continue with vital services, such as Telefriends and our Information and Advice Line.

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You can also shop online!

In addition to shopping from our Leather Lane boutique, you can also shop on our dedicated Charity Boutique eBay page. Here you can find a selection of wonderful vintage items, as well as a number of designer pieces. You can shop in confidence, as items are being safely dispatched by post. 

As a result of coronavirus restrictions, our Charity Boutique is currently closed, but you can still shop online. To keep up-to-date with our opening times and latesst offers follow us on Instagram 

Donation Drive

As a result of the coronavirus restrictions, we've been unable to accept donations of quality, pre-loved and vintage items at our Leather Lane Charity Boutique.
 
If you live in the Hampstead area, we're now able to accept donations of select items at our Henderson Court Day Centre. 
 
Items we need:
  • Pre-loved designer clothes and accessories in a saleable condition.
  • Leisurewear in good, saleable condition.
  • Fashion, art and design, and autobiographical 'coffee table' books and magazines. 
  • Shoes and trainers in good condition. 
  • Vinyl records.
Please do not donate:
  • 'Fast fashion' clothing.
  • Books and coffee table magazines which have been marked or drawn on, or have pages missing.
  • Dirty or damaged clothes and accessories. 
  • Costume jewellery.
  • DVDs and CDs.
  • Children's toys and clothes.
Due to limited space, please only donate one bag per person. You can drop items off at Henderson Court Monday-Friday between 3-4pm. Please do not leave items outside Henderson Court as they could be damaged or thrown away. 
 
Any items you do donate, will be sold via our eBay page or Instagram. All proceeds go to helping support older people in Camden. 
 
For information on how to recycle clothes and accessories, please visit Recycle Now
 
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Community Hub

In addition to being a boutique, our Leather Lane shop usually doubles up as a busy Community Hub for the following services:

  • Information and Advice outreach sessions - if you need support with housing issues, benefits and money, organising care and support, accessing local services or planning for the future. 
  • Book Group meetings - hosted by author and journalist, Emily Rhodes, our monthly Book Group discussions are held here. 
  • Digital Inclusion sessions - if you need help with your gadets, including installing Zoom or Whatsapp, you can book  one-to-one sessions at our boutique. 

Coronavirus restrictions

As a result of the changing coronavirus restrictions, meetings and sessions at are our charity boutique are currently on hold. If you need to contact a member of the team for Information and Advice sessions over the phone, please call 0207 837 3777 or email duty@ageukcamden.org.uk

Shopping on Amazon

Did you know, you can raise money for Age UK Camden whilst shopping on Amazon. Instead of logging into via Amazon.co.uk, simply log in via www.smile.amazon.com, select us as your chosen charity, shop as normal and they'll contribute 0.5% of eligible purchases to us at no extra cost to you!

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Find out more

  • Volunteer

    We rely on volunteers to assist in the day to day running of the shop - sorting stock, helping customers, covering the till and general tidying.

  • How to find us

    53 Leather Lane
    London
    EC1N 7TJ
    020 7831 4928

    Monday to Friday, 10.30am to 4.00pm

  • Gift Aid it!

    Gift Aid it and make your donation worth 25% more!

  • Donate

    We rely on your generosity to donate good quality clothes, books and other items.

    Please take them to our shop during opening hours.