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Second hand clothing shop in Gateshead

Shop Second Hand Fashion in Gateshead 2024

There are many unique second hand fashion shops in Gateshead to discover both in the city centre and its surrounding areas.

We've put together a handy up to date (2024) page with all the details you need to find some bargain preloved clothes on Tyneside, including charity shops that sell clothes in Gateshead.

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Second Hand Fashion Shops in Gateshead Town Centre

Second Hand Clothes Shops and Charity Shops in Central Gateshead

Green Heart

Address: 231-233 High Street, Gateshead, NE8 1AS.

Open Tuesday-Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday 10am-4pm.

Green Heart is a brand new shop ran by a social enterprise that rescues second hand fashion, including plus-size fashion, vintage clothing and more from landfill, rehoming great quality items at affordable prices.

SW Furniture

Address: 230 High St, Gateshead NE8 1AQ.

Open 8.30am-4pm Monday-Saturday.

Phone number: 07802937288

SW Furniture is primarily a great place to look for second hand furniture in Gateshead. But there is also a selection of second hand clothes, records and bric-a-brac to explore. 


Address: 115-117 Trinity Square, Gateshead, NE8 1BU.

Open Monday-Saturday 9am-5.30pm, Sunday 10am-4pm.

Phone number: 0191 477 1305

YMCA is a community-focused non-profit who help support young people. They opened their new charity shop at Trinity Square in April 2022.

British Heart Foundation

Address: Unit 3a, New Century House, West St, Gateshead NE8 1HR

Open Monday-Saturday 9.30am-5pm, Sunday 10am-4pm.

Phone number: 0191 478 2700

The British Heart Foundation is a charity helping people with heart problems by supporting research and treatments for heart and circulation issues. Their charity shop gives you another spot to look for preloved fashion bargains.

Salvation Army

Address: 33 Jackson St, Gateshead NE8 1EE

Open Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm.

Phone number:  0191 477 5544.

The Salvation Army is a charity that helps people in need access food, shelter and rehab programmes. Their charity shop is another great option on Jackson Street for preloved clothing.

St Oswald's [NOW CLOSED]

Address: 31 Jackson St, Gateshead NE8 1EE

Open Monday-Saturday 9am-4pm.

Phone number: 0191 478 7261

St Oswald's Hospice is a charitable organisation based in the North East who provide specialist care to adults and children with life-threatening conditions. Their Gateshead charity shop has second hand clothing, shoes and accessories to browse.


Address: 21A Jackson St, Gateshead NE8 1EE

Open Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm.

Phone number: 0191 478 9206

Mind is a mental health charity, providing advice and support to anyone experiencing a mental health problem. Their charity shop on Jackson Street has a range of preloved fashion.

Veterans at Ease

Address: 11 Jackson St, Gateshead NE8 1EE

Open Monday-Friday 9.30am-4.30pm and Saturday 9.15am-4.15pm.

Phone number: 0191 249 9944

Veterans at Ease is a North East based charity that supports veterans and their families suffering from PTSD. Their shop has a selection of second hand fashion items and as of writing this post they are running a 50p summer sale.

Further Afield in Gateshead

Daisy Chain Team Valley

Address: Unit 3, Retail World, Team Valley Retail World, Team Valley, Gateshead NE11 0BD

Open: 10am-6pm Monday-Wednesday, 10am-7pm Thursday-Saturday and 11am-5pm on Sunday.

Phone Number: 0191 4999 919

Daisy Chain opened on Team Valley in April 2023 and is a charity based in Stockton supporting autistic and neurodivergent people across the North East and beyond. Daisy Chain is 23,000 square foot and offers preloved fashion to white goods and furniture.

New2You Community Charity Shop, Teams Life Centre

Address: Askew Rd W, Gateshead NE8 2PW

Open: 9.30am-4.30pm Monday-Saturday.

Phone Number: 0191 4781003

New2You Charity Shop can be found inside the Teams Life Centre and supports Dunston Family Church, a local registered Christian charity. They sell preloved clothes as well as books, CDs and DVDs, toys and bric-a-brac. 

St Chad's Community Thrift Shop

Address: 107 Coatsworth Rd, Bensham, Gateshead NE8 1SU

Open: 9.30am-3.30pm Monday-Friday.

Phone Number: 0191 4901032

St Chad's is a 30 year old community project supporting locals, including childcare and family support services. As of the 11th of September they are temporarily no longer taking donations due to lack of storage. Their charity shop on Coatsworth Road has second hand clothing for men and women.

Sue Ryder

Address: 191 Coatsworth Rd, Bensham, Gateshead NE8 1SR

Open: 9.15am-4.45pm Monday-Saturday.

Phone Number: 0191 4785900

Sue Ryder is a registered charity that offers palliative, neurological and bereavement support. Their Gateshead charity shop once appeared in 'The Guitar', a short film written by Gabbie Asher

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