Swindon Childrens Scrapstore

Swindon Childrens Scrapstore

Charity information

Swindon Childrens Scrapstore

The Swindon Children's Scrapstore is a registered charity, community resource centre and social enterprise providing the Swindon community with low cost environmentally friendly resources.

Founded 1985

  • Mission statement

    (i) To promote for the benefit of the inhabitants of Swindon and the surrounding area the provision of facilities for recreation or other leisure time occupation of individuals who have need of such facilities by reason of their youth, age, infirmity or disablement, financial hardship or social and economic circumstances or for the public at large in the interests of social welfare and with the object of improving the condition of life of the said inhabitants.

    (ii) The protection and preservation of the environment for public benefit in Swindon and surrounding areas, in particular by:
    a) Collecting, storage and redistribution of reusable waste for art, craft and play;
    b) Advancing the education of the public and promoting the benefits of all aspects of waste re-use;
    c) The relief of financial hardship through the provision of waste items for re-use;
    d) The provision of training or retraining and work experience in waste re-use and related activities.

    (iii) The Swindon Childrens Scrapstore shall be non-party political, non-sectarian and an equal opportunities employer.

  • Aims

    Swindon Childrens Scrapstore aims to:

    • The protection and preservation of the environment for public benefit in Swindon and surrounding areas, in particular by: Collecting, storage and redistribution of reusable waste for art and crafts.
    • Advancing the education of the public and promoting the benefits of all aspects of waste re-use.
    • To promote for the benefit of the inhabitants of Swindon and the surrounding area the provision of facilities for recreation or other leisure time occupation of individuals who have need of such facilities by reason of their youth, age, infirmity or disablement, financial hardship or social and economic circumstances or for the public at large in the interests of social welfare and with the object of improving the condition of life of the said inhabitants.
  • Overview

    Established: June 1985

    Registered Charity Number: 1032200

    Board members: 4

    Part time staff: 5

    Volunteers: 21

    Phone number: 07739023290

    Address: Unit 2, Bramble Close Elgin Industrial Estate Swindon SN2 8DW

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  • Swindon Children's Scrapstore Van Appeal

    We need to purchase a long wheel base transit van with a tail lift to transport the Scraps... More