Give & Take

Give & Take

Come along to a Give & Take event and reuse/ recycle your unwanted items, or simply come along and take something away for free!





Ipswich Borough Council are hosting these events:

26 October Bramford Road Methodist Church, Bramford Road, Ipswich, IP1 4AY
3 January Rushmere Village Hall, Humber Doucy Lane, Ipswich, IP4 3PD

9 - 11am drop off only | 11am - 3pm drop off and collect items.



Bring along any unwanted small household items such as kettles, vacuum cleaners, TV’s, hair dryers and straighteners, irons etc. All items will be PAT safety tested before being placed out for reuse.


Bring along any furniture in good condition and, if upholstered, with a fire label still attached. Local charity Ipswich Furniture Project can also collect larger items from your home for free, if they are in good condition.


Working and non-working bicycles or bicycle parts.


Bring along your unwanted clean clothing and textiles. We cannot accept pillows, cushions, duvets or carpets.


We will reuse all books in good reusable condition.

Board games

Any complete board games in good condition.


Things you need to know

  • The event is for materials from households, not businesses. If your items can fit in a family car, then we can take them.
  • A limited number of items can be taken away per person.
  • Items not reused locally will be donated to local charitable projects.


October 19th, 2016