Shops

All the shops are bright and fresh and all the goods are beautifully presented. New goods come in every day and so you will always find something different each time you call. As well as this, our staff and volunteers are very friendly and more than happy to help in any way they can.

We rely on donations of good quality clothes and bric-a-brac in the shops to keep up with the high turnover so if you have unwanted items taking up space in your home, we would be delighted to accept them. All the net profit from the sale of goods in our shops goes directly to Age Concern Central Lancashire to help with projects for older people in the local area.

If you are bringing donations to the shops you may want to consider downloading a gift-aid declaration form from this web page and bringing it along with you.

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Plungington Road

Plungington Road (2)

Plungington Road Shop

46 Plungington Road, Preston, PR1 7RB

Tel: 01772 258517

Opening Times: Monday - Saturday 9.15 - 4.15

Set amongst a cluster of other charity retail shops this shop will not disappoint charity shop lovers.


Small but compact this shop has something for everyone with stock changing daily.

Free parking is available in the large car park opposite for up to 2 hours.

Donations can be dropped off by pulling into the small road in between the shop and the Post office.

Donations can be collected on request across Preston and South Ribble. Please ring 01772 258517 to arrange a convenient time.

 

 

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Bamber Bridge Shop

Bamber Bridge Shop (4)

Bamber Bridge Shop

143 Station Road, Bamber Bridge, Preston, PR5 6LA

Tel: 01772 629504

Opening Times: Monday - Saturday 9.30 - 4.30

Established in 1988 our shop on Station Road is a popular shop on the Charity shopper’s circuit. Known well locally for its outstanding window displays you won’t be disappointed to find equally as good displays inside filled with eye catching wares for all tastes.

Free off road parking is available to the side of the shop and donations can be brought to the first door through the gates at the rear of the property. Donations can be collected on request across Preston and South Ribble . Please ring 01772 629504 to arrange a convenient time.

The Bamber Bridge Shop are looking for volunteers to help with the daily running of the shop. Please contact our Volunteer Recruitment Officer  on 01772 552865 for more information.

 

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Market Place Shop

Market Place Shop (3)

Market Place Shop

28 Market Place, Preston, PR1 2AR

Tel: 01772 250773

Opening Times: Monday - Saturday 9.00 - 5.00; Sunday 11.00 - 5.00

Market Place is home to our largest shop, situated right in the heart of Preston City Centre.

Here you will find an extensive range of both ladies and men's wear, children's clothing, toys and a large selection of quality household items. We also stock lots of vinyl records cd's, dvd's, games, books and electrical items.

We also specialise in new and used mobility aids including wheelchairs and a range of products to assist daily living.

We provide a local delivery service for larger purchases on request.

Donations can be dropped off from the loading bays which are situated just before the shop and just after the shop outside Nandos. Please ask for assistance where one of our team will gladly help you unload.

Donations can be collected on request across Preston and South Ribble. Please ring 01772 250773 to arrange a convenient time.

 

 

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Lostock Hall

Lostock Hall (2)

Lostock Hall Shop

8 Hope Terrace, Lostock Hall, Preston, PR5 5RU

Tel: 01772 437969

Opening Times: Monday - Saturday 9.30 - 4.30

Situated in the heart of Lostock Hall on Hope Terrace, this shop is always filled with plenty of delights.

This shop has been noted for its window displays for three consecutive years and there are always eye catching items to tempt you. Inside you will find our wall of Mannequins dressed in stylish outfits for that special occasion.

Access to the shop can be made through the front or rear of the shop which has two public entrances.

Free parking for one hour is available in the blue bays in the large car park at the rear of the shops off Croston Road. Parking is just 50p for two hours for those who prefer a longer browse.

Donations can be dropped off at the rear of the shop where cars can pull up right outside. Donations can be collected on request across Preston and South Ribble.

Please ring 01772 437969 to arrange a convenient collection time.

New volunteers welcome, please call in or contact the volunteer co-ordinator on 01772 552865

 

 

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Leyland Shop

Leyland Shop (2)

Leyland Shop

2 - 4 Towngate, Leyland, PR25 2FN

Tel: 01772 422812

Opening Times: Mon - Saturday 9.00 - 5.00; Sunday 11.00 - 5.00

Our Leyland shop boasts a high end shop floor guaranteed to bring an entirely different experience to charity shop lovers.

We are currently seeking a team of volunteers to help us run this shop. Contact our volunteer co-ordinator on  01772 552865

All donations of your unwanted items will be gratefully accepted. Donations can be gift aided helping us raise even more vital funds.

 

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Our talented team combined donated flowers and greenery with hand made flowers to create the striking oversized 'boxed bouquet'. Accompanying the centre piece they have showcased our lovingly up-cycled items of donated furniture complimented by the mannequin draped in material and flowers to create the stunning dress. To volunteer and…
One of the greatest pleasures working or volunteering in our shops is sorting through all the fabulous donations we receive from our local donators. This window display has been expertly created to showcase some of these donations that will soon be treasured possessions in our customers homes. You could be…
Hi, my name is Liz and I am a volunteer at Age Concern Central Lancashire’s latest shop at 2-4 Towngate in Leyland. Having always worked in retail and owned and run my own shops, volunteering in retail seemed to be the natural progression for me when moving back into the…
Just one small print of a Lancashire Chap, painted by our Lancashire Lowry, came into our shop the other day. Now it hangs on the wall behind the till waiting for someone to buy it. Just one small furry coat for a Lancashire child, was given to our shop the…
Come and visit our shop and see our new wall display of children’s clothes and toys. We have a range of jigsaws, games and toys for all ages which are ideal for those holiday afternoons keeping youngsters occupied and interested, with plenty for all the family too.
Simple aids to daily living on prescription to help you do everyday things. There are many types of equipment available to help you live as independently as possible as you get older or if you have a disablility. In Lancashire, it was introduced the use of prescriptions for some items…
We have an extensive stock of new and used equipment for sale, you can pop into our Market Place shop in the centre of Preston and see what is available. Alternatively you can ring them on 01772 250773. Click here to read more and check out the shops opening times.…
Our retail department plays its part in promoting independence by providing and advising mobility aids. It is surprising how small changes make a big difference to people’s quality of life. Our friendly staff are here to help advise any mobility aids to make each day easier around the home or…
Earlier this year we were lucky enough to have this standing wheelchair donated to our city centre shop. The donator advised us that it was a valuable item which had been used only a couple of times and that he would like us to have it to not only raise…
I have worked with a team of volunteers for the past two years in the retail area of Age Concern Central Lancashire. I often wondered what motivates an individual to willingly give their time on a regular basis often to carry out a role that could be tiring, dirty and/or…
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