Discover the best charity shops in central London here.
Mary’s Living and Giving, Primrose Hill
One for those who are willing to dig a little deeper in order to secure that one-of-a-kind discovery, Mary Portas’ Living and Giving shop in Primrose Hill stocks luxury product and designer items that are set higher than your typical charity shop price point but are worth the extra investment.
Mary’s Living and Giving, 109 Regent’s Park Rd, London, UK, +44 20 7586 9966
Finchley, whilst small and unassuming, boasts a handful of worthy charity shops, not least Oxfam’s local branch, where you’ll find the usual clothing, books and keepsakes as well as specially-designed cards and, if you’re lucky, the odd collectable.
Oxfam, 1049 Finchley Rd, London, UK, +44 20 8455 3830
Sense, Holloway Road
Part of an ever-growing portfolio of shops supporting deafblind people across the U.K, Sense on Holloway Road is home to a unique selection of donated items, both old and new, and ranging categories such as clothing, bric-a-brac, books and furniture.
Sense, 57 Seven Sisters Rd, London, UK, +44 20 7561 9199
All Aboard, West Hampstead
All Aboard is committed to helping the needy and it supports over 60 charities with the money that it raises. The West Hampstead store is one of a handful dotted around North London and it’s one of the larger locations so you’re sure to come away with a treasured find.
All Aboard, 224 West End Lane, West Hampstead, London, UK, +44 20 7794 3404
Scope, Holloway Road
Despite the fact that it’s hard to pin-point a specific theme within a charity shop’s stock, Scope on Holloway Road seems to consistently house somewhat more contemporary finds than you might come across elsewhere. Clothing-wise, this is a strong choice for a North London browse.
Scope, 46 Seven Sisters Rd, London, UK, +44 20 7607 7779
British Heart Foundation Home, Seven Sisters Road
What could be more tempting than a charity shop dedicated to homeware? If you’re looking for that perfect piece of corner furniture or you want something that’s not currently available on the high street, this is the store to head for. You just might be in luck.
British Heart Foundation Home, 83 Seven Sisters Rd, London, UK, +44 20 3553 8090
Cancer Research, Mill Hill
To a lot of people across the U.K, there’s hardly a more worthy a cause than Cancer Research and this charity’s shops are positioned in multiple London locations, including the north’s affluent Mill Hill. Like most of the shops in our line-up, it stocks everything from clothing to books, bric-a-brac to jewellery.
Cancer Research UK, 37 The Broadway , Mill Hill, London, UK, +44 208 9064628
Sue Ryder, Finchley Central
Positioned just a five minute walk from Finchley Central tube station, Sue Ryder is a conveniently located option offering donated men’s, women’s and children’s fashion as well as a range of new products and furniture.