Furniture and electricals we can’t sell

Our furniture collection team answering service can be contacted on 020 8547 2710
There are some things our furniture & electrical stores can’t sell for safety or legal reasons.
If you’re not sure whether we can sell your donations, please take a look at our list below.
Furniture and Housewares
Upholstered furniture (unless horsehair) without a fire label including items without labels that are part of donated sets
Upholstered furniture with large tears/damage/stains
Any furniture with missing parts/fixings or damage that may make the item unsafe
Veneered wood furniture with damage to the veneer exposing the inner wood
Candles without instructions
Bunk beds
Cabin beds – unless pine and instructions
Divan beds, king size & IKEA beds without mattresses
Wall units / display cabinets over 5ft – (unless splits in two)
Electrical Items
Electric blankets
Electric showers
Sunbeds and tanning equipment
Waste disposal units
Power tools without instructions
Electric beds
Washing machines, tumble dryers
Fridges/freezers more than 5 years old
Video recorders
Heating and Cooking 
Gas appliances (mains or bottled)
Hot plates
Gas cookers
Ovens with glass fronts/doors
Oil filled radiators (not supplied with a thermostat)
Oil heaters (mobile)
Storage heaters hardwired
Oil and gas Agas
Sports and Safety Equipment 
Buoyancy aids, lifejackets, inflatable dinghies
Safety helmets, riding hats, crash helmets
Cycle helmets
Safety harnesses of any sort
Exercise equipment unless with instructions
Fire fighting equipment
Children’s Equipment 
Children’s car seats
Prams, pushchairs and buggies without fitting instructions or fire labels
Highchairs
Toys without a CE mark
Software and Hardware 
Computers, monitors or printers
Home recorded DVDs, video and audio tapes
Home recorded computer games and software on recordable CDs and DVDs
Weapons
Knives
Swords, sword stocks, crossbows
Guns and ammunition (including replica guns)
Miscellaneous
Personal appliances such as shavers, foot spas, etc (unless unused and in with original sealed box)
Duvets and pillows
Medication including vitamins
Perishable goods, food and drink
Prescription spectacles
Cleaning agents, solvents and adhesives
Ivory
Petrol or diesel fuelled garden tools such as lawn mowers
Carpet and underlay
Typewriters – unless antique
TV stands (may be collected as part of larger collections)