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Supporting an Older Person, One Donation at a Time: Age UK Wiltshire Charity Shop Needs Your Help!

Are you having a clear out? Help raise money to support older people in your community.

We are looking for clean, second-hand clothing and quality homeware to sell in our new charity shops.

What can you donate?

Clothes

Homeware

Good quality, clean;

  • men's clothes
  • woman's clothes
  • kid's clothes
  • bags
  • shoes
  • jewellery
  • accessories

In good condition;

  • vases, ornaments and glassware
  • soft furnishings (if new)
  • small pieces of furniture
  • toys and games (in working order)
  • books

Unfortunately, there are some items we are not able to accept, including white goods, coat hangers, unboxed Christmas trees & decorations, etc. A full list of items can be found below. Please check this list before making your donation.

Items we are unable to accept at this time

  • Handmade clothing and items
  • Dirty or damaged clothes/shoes/accessories
  • Handknits
  • Bridal
  • Bedding, soft furnishing, cushions
  • Nursery items (cots, prams, pushchairs, high chairs)
  • Bath seats
  • Toilet seats, potties, commodes
  • Child car seats/booster seats
  • Prams and pushchairs
  • Ice skates, roller skates, skateboards
  • Buoyancy aids, life jackets, inflatables
  • Protective headgear
  • Bicycles (at our discretion)
  • Corner units
  • Furniture with no fire labels
  • Glass TV stands
  • Hi-Fi cabinets
  • Headboards
  • Mattresses
  • Roller/Venetian blinds (unless in original packaging with safety instructions)
  • Computer monitors
  • Desktop PCs
  • External hard drives
  • Laptops
  • Smartphones
  • Tablets
  • Kitchenware (including utensils, ceramic dishes and Tupperware)
  • White goods
  • Cookers, hobs
  • Electric blankets
  • Face saunas
  • Fans
  • Foot spas
  • Heated rollers
  • Hostess trollies
  • Light fittings
  • Massage tools
  • Modems
  • Personal grooming tools
  • Sky boxes
  • Steam mops
  • Sun beds or tanning equipment
  • Trouser presses
  • Cassettes
  • Pornography
  • VHS
  • Coat hangers
  • Gas, oil or petrol-fuelled appliances
  • Loose knives
  • Unsold car boot items
  • Un-boxed Christmas trees and decorations
  • Weapons, guns, ammunition
  • Canvas prints
  • Pictures, art (at our discretion)
  • Picture frames

Where can you take your donations?

We hope to announce the location of our new charity shops very soon, but we're not quite ready yet.

We are building up our stock and would love to have your donations. You can drop off donations for our shops right now at one the locations below. If you cannot make it to one of our drop-off points, let us know and we will try and arrange collection.

  • Devizes

    Age UK Wiltshire Office
    The Woold Shed
    New Park Street
    Devizes
    SN10 1DY

    Monday to Friday
    9am to 4pm

    Map 

  • Salisbury

    Age UK Wiltshire Charity Shop
    44 Catherine Street
    Salisbury
    SP1 2DD

    Wednesday, Thursday
    10am to 2pm

    Map 

  • Swindon

    Toothill Community Centre
    Dunwich Drive
    Toothill
    Swindon
    SN5 8DH

    9am to 2pm
    7 days a week

    Map 

  • Melksham

    Melksham Town Hall
    Market Place
    Melksham
    Wiltshire
    SN12 6ES

    Monday to Friday
    9am to 4pm

    Map 

  • Coming Soon

    ...more locations coming soon!

    Keep an eye out for our pop-up donation stations coming to your area!

  • Can't make it to us?

    If you can't reach one of our drop-off locations, we may be able to collect!

    Please get in touch with us to let us know where you live and we will let you know when we have a driver in your area.

    You can use our online form to request a pickup, or you can call us on 01722 444 837 and leave a message.

    Request a donation pickup online