We Want Your Unwanted Tools And Equipment

Donate Tools

By donating your unwanted tools and equipment, you help empower young people through vocational training as well as have a positive impact on the environment. 

Please check our lists below to know what items we are looking for and to ensure that your donations comply. We do ask that any mechanical items are in good working order and display a CE mark. 

Donation Hours
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays
9:30am – 12:30pm and 1:30pm – 4:30pm

Find our map and direction instructions below.

List of Accepted Items

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  • Carpentry
  • Woodworking machinery
     – Saws
     – Lathes
     – Routers
     – Planers
  • Green woodworking
     – Adzes
     – Draw knives
     – Forks
  • Plumbing
  • Motor Mechanics
  • Masonry & Bricklaying
  • Electrical
  • Cobblers
  • Leatherwork
  • Upholstery
  • Metalwork & Engineering machines
  • Blacksmithing
  • Drilling & Milling machines
  • Welding (MIG & Arc)
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  • Tools (undamaged and without woodworm)
     – Spades
     – Shovels
     – Forks
     – Shears
     – Hand Trowels & Forks
     – Long-handled Hoes
  • Electric garden tools (in working order with a CE Mark)
     – Lawnmowers
     – Strimmers
  • Petrol Equipment
     – Lawnmowers
     – Hedge Trimmers
     – Strimmers
     – Chainsaws
  • Watering Cans & Hosepipes
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All makes and models;

  • Vintage & Antique
  • Manual
  • Treadles
  • Overlockers
  • Industrials
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  • PPE (in original sealed packaging)
  • Ironmongery (without rust)
     – Screws, Nails, Bolts, Hinges, Locks
  • Solder & Flux
  • Electric Irons (pressing)
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Everything for sewing;

  • Fabric
  • Leather
  • Reels of thread
  • Scissors
  • Pins & Needles
  • Ribbon & lace
  • Elastic
  • Zips
  • Buttons
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All makes;

  • Electric
  • Manual
  • Label accessories as part of machine, e.g. box 1 of 3 etc.
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  • Hand knitting wool
  • Cones for knitting machines
  • Knitting needles
  • Patterns

List of Not Accepted Items

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  • PPE (not in original sealed packaging)
  • Hard Hats
  • Racking
  • Hardcore and/or Rubble
  • Ladders (wood or metal)
  • Step Ladders (wood or metal)
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  • Patio Heaters
  • Horticultural tools with woodworm
  • Electrical Horticultural items (faulty or broken)
  • Decking & Trellis
  • Spray Bottles
  • Electric Chainsaws
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  • Home Furniture
     – Doors & Windows
     – Radiators & Electric Heaters
     – Brooms
     – Rotary Clothes lines
     – Outdoor Lighting & Light Bulbs
  • Kitchen & Bathroom
     – Cabinets & units
     – Hand Basins & Sinks
     – Electrical Shower units
  • Flooring
     – Wood & Vinyl
     – Ceramic Tiles
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  • Asbestos
  • Liquids or chemicals 
  • Gas cylinders
  • Paint and/or Vanish of any kind
  • Woodcare/treatment
  • Glue/Sealants/Fillers
  • Sharp knives
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  • Curtains
  • Bed Linen
  • Pillows
  • Wallpaper
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  • Fridges
  • Freezers
  • Cookers
  • Microwaves
  • Washing machines
  • Dryers
  • Vacuum cleaners
  • Air conditioners
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  • Televisions
  • DVD/VHS/Blu-ray players
  • Stereos/CD players
  • Wi-Fi equipment
  • Cable boxes
  • Computers equipment
  • Word Processors
  • Printers
  • Tape Recorders
  • Mobile devices
  • CRT or LCD monitors
  • Shredders
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  • Animal furs
  • Car roof racks
  • Bicycles
  • Exercise bikes
  • Typewriters 

Donation Drop-Off Instructions

On arrival, our donation drop-off point can be found located to the left of our main building though the green metal gates where our helpful volunteers will be on hand to assist you. 

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Site Closure For Maintenance

The site will be closed on Monday 28th, Tuesday 29th and Wednesday 30th November for maintenance work.
 
Donations will resume as normal on Friday 2nd December.
 
Thank you for your understanding during this time and see you after the work.