Meads Charity Shop

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About us

Address: 30 Meads Street, Eastbourne. BN20 7QY 35

Telephone: 01323 726804

Opening hours: 

  • Monday: 9am-5pm
  • Tuesday: 9am-5pm
  • Wednesday: 9am-5pm
  • Thursday: 9am-5pm
  • Friday: 9am-5pm
  • Saturday: 9am-5pm
  • Sunday: 10am - 4pm

Our Meads store attracts some wonderful donations including high-end items such as antique bric-a-brac and designer clothing. We also accept and sell electrical items.

Most of our volunteers have been with us for several years and will be happy to chat with you about local gems to explore.

We're dog-friendly and welcome your four-legged friend into our store.

Items we accept

We welcome good quality donations of:

  • Women's, men's, and children's clothing
  • Bags and shoes
  • Jewellery
  • Bric-a-brac, crockery, and glassware
  • Small furniture items (eg coffee tables)
  • Electrical goods
  • Toys
  • Board games
  • Vinyl/Records, CDs, and musical instruments
  • Books and DVDs

Items we cannot accept

We really appreciate your donations, but unfortunately, we can't accept everything. For ethical reasons and legal compliance, we can't accept the following items:

  • Large items of furniture
  • Damaged/unsafe furniture
  • Soft furnishings or upholstered furniture without fire safety labels
  • Toys without a CE or UKCA mark
  • Weapons (including sharp blades, razors, or scissors)
  • Gas bottles or items that need gas
  • Faulty electricals or items without a plug
  • Broken or incomplete items
  • Computer hard drives
  • Machinery without instructions
  • Any goods which might infringe copyright law (such as counterfeit CDs/DVDs/designer goods)
  • Bicycles in poor condition
  • Real fur or ivory
  • Personal safety equipment
  • Food and drink or alcohol
  • Open or part-used cosmetics, perfume, or toiletries
  • Children's car seats or booster seats
  • Sunbeds or tanning equipment

If you have an item to donate and aren't sure if we're able to accept it, please call our shop on 01323 726804.

Getting here

You can find us at:

30 Meads Street
BN20 7QY

By bus

Our shop in Meads, Eastbourne can be found in the lovely Meads village - just a bus ride (3A) from Eastbourne town Centre.

By car

For drivers, there are plenty of 2-hour free parking spaces nearby to the shop.