Canterbury Charity Shop

Situated in a historical Cathedral city, our two-floor Canterbury Charity Shop offers a fantastic array of collectables, accessories and clothing at affordable prices.

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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. 

Where is the Demelza Canterbury Charity Shop?

You can find us on Burgate road which runs parallel to the main high street.

Volunteers needed in our Canterbury charity shop  

We are currently looking for volunteers to help in our Canterbury charity shop! To find out more about volunteering in our Canterbury charity shop please get in touch with our Voluntary Services Department by emailing

Apply today!

Contact Information

18a and 18b Burgate
Canterbury, CT1 2HG

01227 471896

Opening Times

Mon - Sat  9.30 - 5.00

Sundays  11.00 - 4.30

Bank Holidays: 10am-4pm

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Donating Goods

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

What you can donate

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

What you can't donate

• Upholstered furniture without fire labels
• 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
• 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.