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Charity Shops & Donation Centres

Shopping at your local EHAAT charity shop is not only an environmentally-friendly way to find the best bargains, but it’s also a great way to give back to your local community. By supporting our shops, you are helping sustain EHAAT’s mission and ensure that we can continue to provide the highest level of care to patients in their time of need.

Charity Shops & Donation Centres

Our Charity Shops

With nine charity shops located throughout Essex and Hertfordshire, we offer a wide range of pre-loved items, from clothing to antiques, accessories, homeware, games, toys and books. When you shop with us, you unlock hidden gems and play a crucial role in protecting our planet, choosing an ethical and sustainable alternative – all while helping EHAAT generate vital funds, so we can continue saving lives across the region.


Shopping at our charity shops is not only an environmentally-friendly way to shop, but it’s also a great way to give back to your local community. Whether you’re looking for a unique treasure or simply searching for a bargain, we invite you to visit one of our nine charity shops and browse with purpose today.

Our shops

Charity Shops

Braintree Charity Shop (Outlet Store)

90 High Street, Braintree, CM7 1JP

01376 346445

Buntingford Charity Shop

18 High Street, Buntingford, SG9 9AQ

01763 274509


Burnham-on-Crouch Charity Shop

50 Station Road, Burnham on Crouch, CM0 8BQ

07399 231527

Colchester Charity Shop

16 Head Street, Colchester, CO1 1NY

01206 913045

Eastwood Charity Shop

412 Rayleigh Road, Eastwood, SS9 5PT

01702 746034

Hitchin Charity Shop

Unit 9, Churchgate, Hitchin, Herts, SG5 1DN

01462 458589

Letchworth Charity Shop

17 Eastcheap, Letchworth Garden City, SG6 3DA

01462 685133

Royston Charity Shop

14 Church Lane, Royston, SG8 9LG

01763 256938

West Mersea Charity Shop

35 Barfield Road, West Mersea, CO5 8QX

01206 385913

Donation Centre

Stevenage Donation Drop-Off Point

Unit 2/3 Access Business Park, Gunnels Wood Road, Stevenage, SG1 2GR

01438 532037

Opening Times:
Monday-Saturday: 08:30-16:30
Sunday: CLOSED
Bank Holiday: CLOSED


Our Donation Centre offers a quick and easy way to drop off your pre-loved items. With easy access you can pull up and drop off hassle free. Our friendly team are on hand to support you with your items so that you can be on your way in no time at all.

Free Collection Service

We currently offer a free collection service for donations. In order to be eligible for this service, donations must be of at least ten bags/boxes. Furniture collections can also be arranged.

Please contact our Donation Centre on 01438 532037 to arrange your collection.

NB: We ask that all donations offered are in a resalable condition and boxed/bagged safely for transport. Furniture collections are subject to condition. Please call us to find out more.


Donations to our charity shops: Items we are unable to accept

Thank you for your ongoing support and donating to our charity shops. Unfortunately we are unable to accept the following items:

  • Alcohol
  • Baby car seats
  • Baby mattresses
  • Beds
  • Buoyancy aids, lifejackets inflatable dinghies (unless new and boxed)
  • Crash helmets
  • Crossbows
  • Cushions (without a fire label)
  • Disabled toilet aids
  • Duvets and old pillows
  • Fireworks
  • Furniture: beds, 3 piece suites or other large items of furniture
  • Gas appliances and oil lamps
  • Gas bottles/canisters, lighters and cigarette lighter refills
  • Guns, bullets (ammunition) and replicas guns (unless obviously toys)
  • Home recorded CDs videos and tapes
  • Knives, sharps, daggers, swords
  • Medication including vitamins
  • Perishable goods – food and drink
  • Pirate DVDs and CDs (copied\fake)
  • Riding hats
  • Safety harnesses (all types)
  • Soft toys without CE mark
  • Upholstered furniture (without a fire label)
  • White goods (fridges freezers cookers etc.)

Please do not leave donations outside our premises, as we will not be able to process them, and we may have to pay for them to be disposed of.