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Furnishing a home

Help with furniture, white goods, kitchen equipment and other materials for a new home

Anyone on a low income setting up a home may find it costly to furnish and have the things they need to live comfortably in their new home.  There are many local charity shops in the area and some offer delivery for a reasonable fee, please see below.

Other options could be to look at local selling pages on Facebook, Gumtree (www.gumtree.com), Freecycle (www.freecycle.org/browse/UK), Ebay (www.ebay.co.uk), Preloved (www.preloved.co.uk).  You would need to discuss with sellers with regards to delivery and/or local pick up.

 

 

Chippenham Area

Waste Not, Want Not

https://waste-not-want-not.org.uk/

Waste Not Want Not Shop

303 / 305 Hungerdown Lane, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14 0JJ, 01249 447140

Monday to Thursday 9.30am to 4pm, Friday 9.30am to 3pm, 1st Saturday and 3rd Saturday monthly 9.30am to 2pm

Stocks serviceable furniture, household goods and electrical items.

Home delivery can be arranged, £8-£15 dependent on distance.

Waste Not Want Not is pleased to supply goods at affordable prices to anyone on ‘Means Tested Benefit’, eg Income Support, Housing Benefit, Working Family Tax Credit.  Anyone referred by Social Services or similar agencies, anyone living in social housing, Students in full time education, over 60’s or anyone whose household income is below £25,000 per annum.  Evidence may need to be produced to support any purchase.

 

 

 

Dorothy House Hospice Care

https://www.dorothyhouse.org.uk/shops/chippenham-furniture/

23-25 Station Hill, Chippenham SN15 1EQ , 01249 658 820

Opening Times: Monday - Saturday: 9am - 5pm | Sunday: 10am - 4pm

Local delivery available, please call to discuss and find out cost. 

This store stocks a wide range of all types of furniture, white goods, TVs and electricals.

 

British Heart Foundation Shop

https://www.bhf.org.uk/what-we-do/find-bhf-near-you/chippenham-bhf-shop?sc_camp=5FEE9C0CDE1140D7B761443BD34262F7

55 New Road, Chippenham, UK, SN15 1ES, 01249 481566

This store sells a wide variety of good quality pre-owned furniture and home appliances; from sofas, suites, chairs, tables, beds and wardrobes to TVs, Hi-Fi systems, washing machines, fridges and dishwashers.

Opening Hours: Monday-Saturday 9:30am-5:00pm, Sunday: 10:00am-4:00pm

Please call to ask about delivery.

 

Devizes Area

KFR - Kennet Furniture Refurbiz

www.kfr.org.uk/home

Unit 6B (5), Hopton Park Industrial Estate, London Road, Devizes  SN10 2EU

Tel 01380 720722 / 01380 720200

Offers a wide range of stock, available to anyone within Wiltshire and Swindon.

KFR offer a wide range of quality, affordable second-hand furniture and refurbished white goods. All their white goods are engineered for safety and reliability onsite, by their in house fully trained staff. You can look at their Facebook page for a full range of stock.

On a low income?  See if you qualify for even better value with their lower ‘green’ price, please contact to discuss.  (Proof may be required when ordering).

Delivery available all over Wiltshire, £10 any area.

Opening Times:

Monday – Thursday 8:30am - 4:30pm, Friday 8:30am – 4:00pm, Saturday 9:30am – 12:30pm

Tel 01380 720700

 

 

Melksham

Dorothy House Furniture Shop

www.dorothyhouse.org.uk/shops/melksham-furniture/

10 - 14 Church Street, Melksham SN12 6LS

T: 01225 704 244

Opening Times: Monday - Saturday: 9am - 5pm | Sunday: 10am - 4pm

This store stocks a wide range of all types of furniture, white goods, TVs and electricals.

Local delivery available, please call to discuss and find out cost. 

 

Salisbury

British Heart Foundation Salisbury Home Store

www.bhf.org.uk/what-we-do/find-bhf-near-you/salisbury-furniture-electrical-store

1 Fisherton Street, Salisbury, UK, SP2 7SU

01722 622300

This store sells a wide variety of good quality pre-owned furniture and home appliances; from sofas, suites, chairs, tables, beds and wardrobes to TVs, Hi-Fi systems, washing machines, fridges and dishwashers.  They also have new furniture and electrical items – check with the store direct for stock.

Delivery available, please call to discuss and find out costs.

Opening Hours:  Mon-Sat 9.30-5.30pm.  Sun 10-4pm.

 

Sue Ryder

www.sueryder.org/support-us/shop-with-us/our-shops/salisbury

Unit 8 Priory Square, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 7TL. 01722 340862.

Open Monday-Saturday 9-5pm and Sunday 10-4pm.

They stock homewares and PAT tested electrical goods new and pre-owned furniture.  Delivery to Salisbury and further afield at reasonable prices, please call to discuss.

 

The Burnbake Trust 

www.burnbake-trust.co.uk/

The Burnbake Trust is a registered charity, based in Wilton, its main function is to provide donated essential household goods, sometimes in emergency situations, to disadvantaged local people.  Referrals need to be made by Wiltshire Council, Social Services, Age Concern, Women’s Refuge, SSAFA and many other agencies.

They sell a wide variety of donated household goods from bric a brac, china, furniture and electrical items. 

They have two shops and a warehouse.  One of the shops sells household items which is located at 29 North Street, Wilton, Salisbury, SP2 0HE.  01722 743727.

Opening hours are Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, 9-4pm and Weds and Sat, 9-12.30pm.

The other shop sells non-household items, like clothes.  The warehouse stores the larger furniture and larger appliances. (They no longer have fridge and freezers).

 

Swindon

Gateway Furniture Project

www.gatewayfurniture.org.uk/

Gateway Furniture receives donations of good quality furniture, appliances and household items that are no longer wanted or needed.  They then resupply these to local people in need for as little as £10 including delivery.

Families, couples or individuals who are living on a low income, a retirement pension, receiving state benefits or on low-income tax credits are referred to Gateway Furniture via organisations such as Swindon Social Workers, Housing Officers and Children’s Centres.  On receiving a completed referral form a volunteer checks that the requested item is in stock.  Once you have made a referral the client is able to come into our shop (The Gate, Havelock Square, Swindon) on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Friday (between 10am and 2pm) and meet with the Referral Co-ordinator.  The client is allowed to choose, subject to stock levels, the items they have been referred for (up to 4 items of furniture limited to one white good per referral). In addition, subject to the referral details, they can have kitchen utensils and bedding for free.  All the furniture is supplied for a required minimum charge of £10 (excluding white goods).  Where a white good is included, within the referral, a charge of £40 will be applied.

The Gate, Havelock Square, Swindon, SN1 1LE, 01793 683146

Tuesday-Friday 9-5pm

 

Trowbridge

Dorothy House Furniture Shop

www.dorothyhouse.org.uk/shops/trowbridge-wicker-hill/

2 Wicker Hill, Trowbridge, BA14 8JS 01225 766868

Open Monday-Saturday 9-5pm, Sunday 10-4pm.

Local delivery available, please call to discuss and find out cost. 

This store stocks a wide range of all types of furniture, white goods, TVs and electricals.

 

Group 5

www.groupfive.org.uk/

01225 764849, not open to the general public. To access our service you need to be referred by another organisation or person in an official capacity who is able to confirm you are a person in need and unable to afford to purchase your own furniture.  For example another charity, social worker, health visitor, CAB, women's refuge, etc.  Referrals are generally taken by phone.  Open Monday -Friday 9am-12 noon

Group 5’s aim is to help those families and individuals who are in greatest need.  The furniture is therefore collected and provided free of charge.

They collect all types of furniture including wardrobes, chest of drawers, sofas, beds, dining tables and chairs.  They also collect sauce pans, cutlery and crockery, duvets, blankets, pillows and sheets.  They collect a small electrical goods such as kettles, toasters, microwaves, small TV’s and table lamps.

 

British Heart Foundation

www.bhf.org.uk/what-we-do/find-bhf-near-you/trowbridge-furniture-electrical-store

32 Fore Street, Trowbridge, BA14 8EP 01225 560561

Mon-Sat 9.30-5pm, Sun 10-4pm

This store sells a wide variety of good quality preowned furniture and homes appliances, from sofas, suites, chairs, tables, beds and wardrobes to TVs and white goods.

Local delivery available, please call to discuss and find out cost. 

 

Warminster

British Red Cross

24 Three Horseshoes Walk, Warminster, Wilts, BA2 9BT

01985 219586

Mon-Sat 9-5pm

Sells second hand tables and chairs, soft furnishings, bedroom furniture, living room furniture, electrical items and white goods.  Call to discuss delivery.

 

Westbury

Imperial Charity Shop

www.imperialcharity.co.uk/our-shops/

27 Warminster Road, Westbury BA13 3PD

01373 826826

Mon-Sat 9-5pm

This shop specialises in all items of household furniture which includes the complete range of white goods and TVs all of which have been donated to them.  Delivery service available from this shop. please call to discuss and find out costs.