Furniture can be quite expensive, especially if you are moving house. There are more affordable options available in Newcastle.
Community Transport (Home Furniture Reuse) have furniture shops in Byker and Fenham which sell affordable recycled and new beds, wardrobes, sofas, tables, chairs, fridges and more. Anyone can visit their shop. They receive deliveries of new items Monday to Fridays. You can donate unwanted furniture to them too. They can arrange home delivery for a small fee.
Changing Lives has a furniture shop in West Denton which sells affordable second hand furniture including wardrobes, sofas, tables, chairs, fridges and more. All are welcome to visit their shop. They can arrange home delivery for a small fee. You can donate unwanted furniture to them too.
Cornerstone pass furniture on to people who need it most in the community. This includes people affected by: family breakdown, illness, Asylum Seekers, debt and people moving from hostel accommodation.
Your Homes Newcastle provide a furniture service for new YHN tenants. They will supply you with items of furniture in exchange for a weekly payment that is added to your rent. This can include sofas, beds, washing machines, microwaves, crockery and cutlery. Child safety equipment is available free of charge to families on a low income or means tested benefit living in Newcastle.
Moneywise Credit Union’s ‘Own Comfort’ service is an alternative to rent to buy schemes. You can buy affordable items for your home on their website with low weekly or monthly repayments. You don’t need to be an existing customer to get an Own Comfort loan.
Orange Box North East collect unwanted furniture, electrical and household items, and re-distributes these at affordable prices to individuals and families on low income. They offer a free collection service of any unwanted goods, from single items to full house clearance service.
Furniture Re-use Network website can locate your nearest furniture re-use facility.
Last updated: August 14, 2019