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The Arches charitable donations delivery

Donating to The Arches

We aim to meet people’s urgent practical needs

We aim to help with emergency furniture, household goods and baby equipment those in need in Nottingham.

Practical donations

We welcome donations to help us continue to meet the practical needs of our visitors.

A large portion of our donations come from Trent Vineyard church members and the public, occasionally supplemented through our partnerships with other organisations like universities, local councils and businesses.

Dropping off your donations: we are able to accept a limited list of donations

Please scroll down to see the list of what we can accept. We may have to say no thank you to items if we cannot use them.

Please note we are closed for donations the week of 25 - 29 January.

You can drop items down on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays between 9.30-11am. Please observe our one-way system off Lenton Lane.

How to find us

Collecting your donations

We are currently unable to offer furniture collection. Please email info@thearchesnottingham.org to discuss donating.

We can currently accept the following:

We’re grateful for donations in good, clean condition, items you'd be happy to give to a friend.


  • We accept

    • Single and double beds and frames
    • Small sofas (max 2 metres in length)
    • Chests of drawers
    • Dining tables & chairs
    • Cots


  • We accept

    • Fridges
    • Freezers
    • Washing machines
    • Microwaves
    • Toasters
    • Kettles

Donating to our shop, The Attic: sorry, The Attic is currently closed.

The Attic sells vintage and retro homeware and furniture, designer clothes and accessories. Sales from The Attic generate funds that we re-invest into The Arches and buy essential furniture or household items to meet the needs of our visitors.


"The Arches provides essential help for individuals and families who feel helpless due to their circumstances with needs they simply cannot meet themselves. They’ve helped people make a fresh start and struggling parents to better meet the needs of their children."

Nottingham City Council, Children and Families Social Worker