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 furtniture 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.
Percy Bilton Charity give grants to organisations and individuals in need throughout the UK. They help older people, people with disabilities and people with mental health problems with basic household furnishings; building or refurbishment costs; clothes and essential household equipment. Organisations can apply on behalf of an individual or you can apply directly for yourself.
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: March 17, 2015