See a fantastic range of pre-loved items in our Charity Shops

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Visit the Rowans Hospice Retail Shops and prepare to be amazed!

By choosing to shop in one of the Charity’s retail shops, you will be supporting local Hospice care and also helping to prevent landfill in support of the environmental challenges we face.  We have 17 Shops across Portsmouth and South East Hampshire, so take a look at the Shop Locator below to find the nearest one to you.

If you would like to donate your pre-loved items, we would be delighted to receive them in any one of our shops. In addition, our warehouse at Farlington and our furniture collection service is in operation Monday to Friday. Your donations will be gratefully received if you wish to drop them off at the warehouse. Alternatively, please call 023 9238 3611 or fill out our Furniture Collection Request form to book an appointment for collection.

May Bank Holiday Opening Hours

Over the May bank holidays (Monday, 06 May & Monday, 27 May 2024) our Retail shops are open as follows:

Bishops Waltham: Open from 10am-4pm
Cosham Furniture: Open from 10am-4pm
Cosham High Street: Closed
Cowplain: Closed
Emsworth: Open from 10am-4pm
Fareham: Open from 10am-4pm
Fratton: Closed
Gosport Emporium: Open from 10am-4pm
Havant: Closed

Hayling Island: Open from 10am-4pm
Lee-on-the-Solent: Open from 10am-4pm
Leigh Park: Closed
Park Gate: Open from 10am-4pm
Petersfield Emporium: Open from 10am-4pm
Southsea Emporium: Open from 10am-4pm
Stubbington: Closed
Wickham: Open from 10am-4pm

Online Shopping

Online Shopping

We also sell pre-loved items on eBay, so you can continue to support local Hospice care without leaving home. Find a unique treasure here:​

Retail Gift Aid

gift aidBy enabling us to claim Gift Aid on your donated items, we receive an extra 25p for every £1 raised, generating vital extra income for us at no extra cost to you.

Our Retail shop staff and volunteers will be happy to assist you with arranging Gift Aid for your donated items.

Terms and Conditions
To be eligible for the Gift Aid scheme, you must be a UK tax payer and have paid enough Income or Capital Gains tax to cover all of your donations. Please read our full Gift Aid Terms and Conditions.

Shop Locator

To find out which of our charity shops is closest to you, please use our shop locator:

      What we can’t accept:

      Whilst we are grateful for all donations, there are some items we cannot accept due to Health and Safety or legal reasons.
      If you have read this list and you’re still not sure if your item will be accepted, please call your nearest shop who will advise you.

      Furniture and homewares
      • upholstered furniture without a fire label
      • furniture with noticeable rips, stains, chips, cracks and scratches
      • furniture with missing parts or damage that may make the item unsafe
      • musical organs or pianos
      • homemade cushions
      • candles without instructions
      • linens
      • beds
      • mattresses
      • duvets and pillows that have been used
      • sewing machines
      • knitting machines
      Sports equipment
      • buoyancy aids, lifejackets, inflatable dinghies
      • safety helmets, riding hats, cycle helmets, crash helmets
      • climbing equipment, ropes and harnesses
      • firefighting equipment
      • roller boots/blades/skates
      • car seats
      • prams, pushchairs and buggies
      • highchairs
      • cots, carry cots, playpens
      • baby baths, mattresses, bouncing harnesses and baby walkers
      • toys without the CE mark or are handmade
      • toys intended for use in water
      • TVs, video and DVD players
      • all CDs/DVDs
      • video and audio tapes
      • home-recorded DVDs, video and audio tapes
      • home-recorded computer games and software
      • all IT equipment
      • electric blankets
      • electric showers
      • sun beds and tanning equipment
      • waste disposal units
      • lawn mowers and large electrical gardening equipment
      • white goods (fridges, dishwashers etc)
      • electrical plus, extension leads and wiring
      Heating and cooking
      • gas appliances, either mains or gas bottles
      • paraffin stoves
      • heaters (electric or gas)
      • oil filled radiators
      • storage heaters
      • oil and gas agas
      • soda streams cylinders
      Sharp knives or weapons
      • knives
      • swords, sword stocks, crossbows
      • guns and ammunition (including replica guns, unless an obvious toy)
      • razors and razor blades
      • alcohol
      • aerosols
      • food items
      • chemicals
      • cosmetics unless sealed and new
      • items made from endangered species, including ivory
      • fireworks
      • medicine and medical equipment
      • petrol or diesel fueled garden tools such as lawn mowers
      • used personal appliances such as shavers and foot spas
      • prescription spectacles
      • large quantities of books

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