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Items we can't accept in our shops

There are a few items that we cannot accept as donations. If you're unsure whether your items will be accepted, please refer to this list or call the shop before donating.

We are not able to sell anything that is unsafe for someone to buy, for example anything that is broken, dangerous and unhygienic, where its safety cannot be proven, or it is illegal for us to sell. Please do not bring these items to us as we will incur costs for their disposal. If in doubt please ask a member of staff.

 

 

Furniture and House wares (Fire & Safety regulations 1988)

  • Upholstered furniture without a fire label, including all items donated as sets
  • Bedding - duvets and pillows


Electrical Items (TV Licensing body)

  • Electric blankets
  • PCs, scanners, printers and TVs
  • Any items that do not work


Sports and Safety Equipment

  • Bicycles
  • Safety helmets, riding hats, crash helmets and cycle helmets.
  • Safety harnesses


Children's Equipment

  • Children's car seats
  • Prams, pushchairs, buggies and highchairs
  • Cots, carry cots and playpens
  • Broken / incomplete toys
  • Toys without a CE mark

 

Miscellaneous

  • Personal appliances, such as shavers and foot spas (unless in mint condition and in a sealed box)
  • Prescription spectacles
  • Sharp knives, scissors and tools
  • Magazines / periodicals

 

 

Contact details:

 

Age UK Oxfordshire shop

21-22 St Clements St
Oxford
OX4 1AB

 

01865 722898


Opening hours: 10am - 5.30pm Monday-Saturday

                       11am - 5pm Sunday and bank holidays

 

 

Age UK Oxfordshire shop

183 Cowley Road
Oxford
OX4 1UT

 

01865 251539

 

Opening hours: 10am - 5.30pm Monday-Saturday

                       11am - 5pm Sunday and bank holidays