Canterbury Shop (1)

About our Canterbury Charity Shop

Our Canterbury Charity Shop upper floor hosts a great range of women's fashion and accessories, with a dedicated children's section and homeware area. The lower level offers a modern, contemporary menswear section, sitting alongside a treasure trove of media, music and books. 

Volunteers needed in our Canterbury charity shop  

We are currently looking for volunteers to help in our Canterbury charity shop, particularly over weekends and afternoons. To find out more about volunteering please get in touch with our Voluntary Services Department by emailing

Click here to apply today!

Contact Information

18a and 18b Burgate
Canterbury, CT1 2HG

01227 471896

Opening Times

Mon - Sat  9.30am-5.00pm

Sundays  10.00-4.00pm

Donations can be made from vehicles before 10.30am and after 4pm, due to high street restrictions.

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Donating Goods

Ensure you can drop off your preloved items when you visit us!

What you can donate

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  • Clean, quality clothing
  • Shoes, boots, accessories, and jewelry
  • Designer and vintage brands
  • Soft furnishings and linen
  • Books, records, CDs, and DVDs
  • Consoles, tech, and gaming
  • Complete toys and puzzles
  • Homeware, collectibles, and ornaments
  • Electrical appliances
  • Wedding dresses and accessories

What you can't donate

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  • Torn or damaged furniture items
  • Coathangers
  • Children/baby hygiene and feeding equipment
  • Safety equipment: Helmets, car seats, etc
  • CRT TVs, or those without remotes
  • Toasters, gas cookers and electric showers
  • Chopping boards, kitchen knives & food prep/hygiene products
  • Broken toys and toys without a CE label/mark
  • Hair brushes and accessories
  • Duvets, pillows and sleeping bags
  • Fur, ivory and taxidermy

Looking for more information on how to donate to your local charity shop?

Take a look at our comprehensive guide to donating, including FAQs and furniture donations and collection, below.