Have furniture to get rid of? Our recent move resulted in some furniture not fitting in the space. I’ve asked around and so far the easiest option in my area is the Shepherds Bush Housing Group. They have a subsidiary called Furnish – which will come and pick up your unwanted furniture for the nominal fee of £15. There doesn’t seem to be a limit to how much can be donated, however the driver determines if the condition of the goods is decent enough to be distributed to their clients and can decline to take away the items.
Furnish collects donated furniture and redistributes it to vulnerable and homeless people referred by a wide range of agencies. In the past year Furnish collected 170 tonnes of furniture, made 1,537 collections of donated furniture and delivered to over 800 homes. This helps reduce the amount of furniture ‘lost’ to landfill.
In addition, more than 1,200 people visited the Furnish warehouse to select items for their homes. Furnish’s services to tenants helps provide affordable furniture for the early stages of the tenancy, often speeding up the moving in process.
Furnish created a showflat at Shepherds Bush Housing Group’s prestigious WestPoint development entirely with donated furniture, showing how you can shave £2000 off the cost of kitting out your home by using recyled furniture.
About Shepherds Bush Housing Group
The Shepherds Bush Housing Association has been around for over 40 years, providing quality affordable homes in west London. It was formed by members of the Church of St Stephen and St Thomas in Shepherds Bush. Today they own and manage over 5000 homes and are integral in regenerating neighbourhoods and help residents live independently as well as help people get onto the property ladder by providing low cost housing options.
For more information on Furnish and the Shepherds Bush Housing Group please visit:
www.sbhg.co.uk | 020 8996 8920 | firstname.lastname@example.org