Find Clothing Banks & Clothing Recycling Bins Near You in Essex

Clothes donation locations in Southend-on-Sea, Colchester, Chelmsford, and more

Basket of clothes ready to donate to a clothes bank

To the east of London lies Essex, one of the eastern-most regions in the country. If you’re looking to get rid of some unwanted or old clothing you don’t wear anymore, you’ll be pleased to know there are plenty of clothes banks around the area that’ll happily accept your donations. Towns such as Southend-on-Sea, Colchester, Chelmsford, and many more all have clothing recycling centres. Making sure you are never too far from a donation centre.

These clothing banks will accept a range of items such as shirts, jackets, pants, shoes, socks, dresses, and more. If you want to donate something else like furniture, electronics, homewares, linen, or other items, give them a call before you donate to make sure they can accept your itms.

Some of the largest operators of clothing banks throughout the county include The Salvation Army, The Fire Fighters Charity, and The Air Ambulance Service. Keep in mind that there are also plenty of local organisations accepting clothing donations as well.

If you end up at a donation bin that’s already full of clothes or overflowing, give the charity a call to let them know and find another location. As well, if your clothes are too old or unusable, thinking about throwing them in the rubbish instead – some of these organisations spend a lot of time and money sorting through and getting rid of the unusable clothes that are donated.

Lastly, if you know any clothes banks near you in Essex that aren’t listed below, please let us know and we’ll add them into the list.

Young woman going through her clothes to donate

List of Essex Clothes Bank Locations

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