Clothes store update: 15.07.2018.  This list is updated regularly.

Our email for all clothes donations enquiries:

We love donations but please, NO MORE WOMEN’S CLOTHES just at the moment. If you want to donate women’s clothing please email us at

We’ve only a small storage space so please check the LIST BELOW.

Clean, good quality clothing can be part of maintaining your dignity whilst you are homeless, sleeping rough or in a hostel.  So, please:

  • NO dirty, unwashed items or things smelling strongly of stale cigarettes.
  • NO ripped, damaged or heavily stained items.

Please ring us first or visit us during our open hours (please see website for details) and please do not leave donations outside our door.

Absolutely NO: we cannot use these items.  It creates more work for us transporting them to a charity shop.


NO PARTY CLOTHING, formal suits, jackets, ties, swimsuits. NO HATS or SCARVES-we can’t store any more of these!


Top 5:

  • Men’s pants
  • Razors + shaving cream
  • Deodorants, Deodorants, Deodorants!!!!
  • Sleeping bags + tents (always in demand).
  • Men’s sandals and shoes

Last but not least, we’re still welcoming: 

  • Candles
  • Duvets + wool/acrylic blankets (no cotton please)
  • Men’s coats + waterproofs

 Thank you for offering to donate to The Gatehouse.  Our guests DO appreciate the generosity of the general public and acknowledge this support as they face the hostile challenge of living on the street.

Whilst you might be able to keep yourself clean, keeping your belongings clean and dry when it’s pouring with rain can be hard on the streets.  Your donations go a long way supporting people in the uphill struggle with the elements.