Various rules and regulations prohibit us from accepting the following items for resale in our shops.

We cannot accept donations of:

  • Mains or bottled gas appliances (for example, lighters, hair-styling tools)
  • Microwaves/heated blankets
  • Oil heaters
  • Protective headgear, for example, cycle or motorbike helmets, riding hats
  • Toys without C.E. labels
  • Magnetic toys without warnings
  • Fancy dress without fire labels
  • Children's garments with drawstring hoods
  • Children's car seats or booster seats
  • Baby walking frames, door bounces, baby slings
  • Opened/used cosmetics and scents
  • Used mattresses, pillows and quilts
  • Firearms and ammunition
  • Weapons (including pointed objects that could be used as a weapon) and realistic toy weapons
  • Solvents and solvent-based products
  • Any goods that infringe the copyright law
  • Consumables including alcohol, cigarettes, drugs or foodstuffs
  • Animal products, including ivory, bone, and tortoiseshell.
  • Dentures and prosthesis
  • Prescription glasses
  • Cot, crib or Moses basket mattresses
  • Official items, including police, emergency services or government identification, uniforms and vehicle plates
  • VHS tapes
  • Broken/dismantled items
  • Skateboards/roller skates without warning labels
  • Inflatables

 Thank you for understanding!