The SCRAPSTORE in Swindon is a low cost community resource centre and environmental charity that is home to a multitude of projects dedicated to releasing the untapped potential of all things, people and possibilities. An Aladdin’s cave of materials ready to stimulate your imagination! From Crafts to Furniture, Reclamations to DIY and Play – The SCRAPSTORE has something for you.
Swindon Scrapstore can help you and your family to beat the big squeeze as the cost of living rises.
You can fill a basket of all these non-priced creative resources behind the red line in store for £6 or a trolley for £15.
Some items are restricted and limited to a certain quantity per customer to ensure everyone can access these resources.
Swindon Scrapstore is open to the public and we accept cash and card payments.
The Swindon Children’s Scrapstore is a registered charity, community resource centre and social enterprise set up in 1985.
The Scrapstore provides low cost environmentally friendly resources for use in recreational, educational and leisure time activities. We collect redundant reusable clean safe materials from local businesses and make these available to the local community.
The Scrapstore is accessible to all members of the community, we benefit over 50,000 people in Swindon each year through the projects and services we provide.
The projects we run Include:
Scrapstore Resource Centre, Arts & Craft Shop, Community Repaint Scheme, Office Furniture Reuse Project, I.T Refurbishing Project and Scrappers Boxing Gym & Community Fitness Centre.
We divert on average 250 tonnes of redundant reusable materials from landfill sites back into reuse for the benefit of local people each year. We also provide volunteering and work placement opportunities to help people gain skills, confidence and self-esteem.
If you wish to donate items to us, you must contact the store and book a slot on 01793 513982
Donation slots are booked for Wednesdays and Thursdays only