Tenant's Toolkit

Free or Nearly Free Furniture & Household items

A Guide to Giveaway Websites

From designer sofas to beds, there are thousands of top-quality goodies are available every day across the country for free.

MoneySavingExperts features a guide to giveaway websites such as Freecycle and Freegle, it shows how to furnish your house, bag the best items and avoid spam, as well as the most common freebies.

Take a look on the 'freebies' section of the free classified site Gumtree. People give away anything from beds to bikes. For most items, Gumtree doesn't charge either the buyer or the seller to post listings.

Local Shops/Charities

Give2Give Shop

Give2give was established in 2003 and has developed over the years to become the leading reuse charity in the Bromley area; helping people with good quality and affordable pre-owned items.

2 shop locations in the Borough: Hayes, 20 Station Approach, Hayes BR2 7EH and Orpington, 153-155 High Street, Orpington, BR6 0LN.

Store opening times: Monday - Saturday 9.00am-5.00pm

British Heart Foundation

A second-hand furniture and electrical superstore.

Telephone: 0844 248 9171

Address: 200 - 202 Bromley High Street, Bromley, BR1 1PW

Opening times: 9:30am-6pm Monday to Saturday; 11:00am-5:00pm Sunday

DEBRA Furniture & Electrical

Charity shop with Furniture and electrical goods at a low cost

Telephone: 01689 860 504 and Address: 363 Crofton Road , Locksbottom, Orpington , BR6 8NR

Opening times: Monday - Saturday 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Sunday 10:00 am-4:00 pm

St Christopher's Hospice

Telephone: 020 8768 4571

Shops (Furniture, white goods, TVs and electrical items)at various locations in the Borough of Bromley, see www.stchristophers.org.uk/shops for details.