The shops are open but with changed times due to the need for additional COVID protection cleaning.
- Burleigh 11am–5pm Mon-Sun,
- Bookshop 10am–4pm Tue-Fri, 10-6 Sat and 11-6 Sun (closed Mon). (Note that access to the Bookshop by car is currently only possible if you enter Mill Rd via Perne Rd or Coleridge Rd.)
Much of our fundraising is carried out through the activities of our three charity shops. Please support us by buying from our shops and donating items!
If you are a UK tax payer, please take a few moments to complete a Gift Aid form so we can reclaim tax when your donated item is sold.
If you are interested in volunteering in one of the shops, please refer to our volunteering page. We would particularly like to hear from anyone who would like to reactivate our online sales via eBay and Abe Books.
We can make good use of any donations of clothing, shoes, bags, curtains, linens, bric-à-brac, toys, etc. We also have a large section featuring second-hand books, vinyl records and CDs, as well as a variety of videos (DVD and VHS). We need your donations to keep our shop floor well-stocked. Please remember us when you are having a clear-out.
If you would like to drop off donations by car, please phone the shop 01223 312 802 for directions to the unloading area behind us on Paradise street and to make sure someone is available to open the back door.
We also need more volunteers to keep up with the task of processing and steam cleaning a constant flow of donated stock. If you might be interested, please drop in and ask to have a word with the manager on duty.
The RSPCA Cambridge secondhand and antiquarian bookshop is packed with lots of excellent books at reasonable prices. We need more volunteers with an interest in books and/or music (or just willing to carry books up and down the stairs!) to help out.
If you could help please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone the Burleigh Street shop on 01223 312 802. We are still collecting donations of clothing, linens, china, etc. at the bookshop to sell at 61 Burleigh St.
Only the best items will go out on sale at the shop, but even worn or damaged textiles can be sold for recycling and raise valuable funds to support our work.