Furniture recycling projects: Somerset

We’ve produced this list of the main furniture recycling projects in Somerset to help you find good quality, low price household items so you can set up your new home or replace old or broken goods. 

To avoid disappointment, please check with the outlet first to find out if the project is specifically for:

  • someone on a low income, (proof of benefits or low income may be asked for)
  • someone who needs to be referred by their housing officer or similar
  • all members of the public.

Furnitrust

Chip Lane Retail Park
(Off Staplegrove Road)
Taunton, TA1 1DU
T: 01823 253 053
E: info@furnitrust.org.uk
W: www.furnitrust.org.uk 

What area do they cover? 
Taunton Deane

What’s available?
A range of furniture and white goods, like washing machines, freezers, fridges and other electrical equipment. There are also TVs.

Opening hours
Monday to Friday, 9.15am-3.15pm (not open on public holidays)

Payment
Credit and debit cards for payments over £20.
Delivery for a small fee and free collection of items in good condition.

 

Sedgemoor Furniture Store

Unit 10
Wills Estate
Salmon Parade
Bridgwater, TA6 5JT
T: 01278 425055
W: www.sedgemoorfurniturestore.co.uk

What area do they cover? 
Sedgemoor

What’s available?
Low-cost furniture, electrical and other household items for people on low incomes or receiving income benefits.

Opening hours
Monday to Thursday: 10am-5pm
Friday and Saturday: 10am-4pm

Payment
Cash and debit cards only.
Delivery for a small fee.
Collection of suitable items for donation is free of charge for wide area around Bridgwater.

Household Comforts

43-44 South Street
Wells, BA5 1SL
T: 01749 677 874
W: www.wellsbusinesspages.co.uk/retail/householdc.htm

What area do they cover?
South West

What’s available?
New and recycled furniture, household and electrical items, except for crockery. There’s no charge for local deliveries and discounts are available for those on low income or benefits.

Opening hours:
Monday to Saturday: 8.30am-4.30pm

Payment:
Cash, debit and card payments accepted.
Delivery available to all areas in South West.
Second hand furniture can be bought for cash.

Furnicare Yeovil                  

32 Goldcroft                                                                                 
Yeovil, BA21 4DJ                                                                        
T: 01935 433416                                                                         
E: furnicareyeovil@btconnect.com                                              
W: www.furnicare.co.uk                                                               

Furnicare Chard   

The Mill, Boden Street
Chard, TA20 2DD
T: 01460 68221
E: furnicarechard@talktalkbusiness.net
W: www.furnicare.co.uk

What area do they cover?
Membership is available to local residents of South Somerset, West Dorset, North East Dorset and East Devon.

What’s available?
Affordable household furniture and appliances at reasonable prices for people who receive benefits or are on low income (under £20,000). You need to provide proof of income.

Opening hours:
Furnicare Yeovil - Tuesday to Friday: 9am-4pm
Furnicare Chard - Monday to Thursday, 9am-4pm

Payment:
Delivery for a small fee.
Cash only.

Engage Furniture Store

The Ground Floor
Alcombe Village Hall
Marshfield Road
Minehead, TA24 6AQ
T: 01643 707 484
W: www.engagews.org.uk

What area do they cover? 
West Somerset

What’s available?
Low cost furniture and household goods for all members of the public. If you have proof that you receive benefits or have a low income, there’s a discount of about 30% for items.

Opening hours:
Tuesday to Saturday: 10am – 2pm

Payment:
Cash only.
Delivery for a small fee.
Free pick up service for donations of serviceable furniture and household goods.

The Besom

T: 07432 629444
E: besomtaunton@googlemail.com
W: www.besom.com/local-besoms/taunton

What area do they cover? 
Taunton

What’s available?
Local Besoms provide a service that allows you to pass on good quality items to people who really need them. If you have good quality items you want to give away, your local Besom would love to receive them. They can pass them on immediately to vulnerable people who really need them. These include women escaping domestic violence, homeless people, refugees, families or individuals living in extreme poverty.