Reuse & Repair Guide

Restart Lochaber

They take unwanted items such as furniture, kitchen utensils, bicycles & electric items. These are checked over, repaired if necessary and sold to help the local area, as they are a Community Interest Company.

Unit 39A
Ben Nevis Industrial Estate
Fort William PH33 6PR

Opening Times:
Mon-Fat 9-5

Phone 01397 701624


Vintage & Secondhand shop based in Fort William

Unit 3,

Ben Nevis Industial Estate,

Fort William

07391 021400


School social enterprise,looking for old bicycle chains for an upcycling project.

If you have any please drop them off at :

Kinlochleven High School,

Riverside Rd,


PH50 4QH


Delicraft & 3WMonkeys

Free coffee grinds!

For all those composters out there in Lochaber, you can ask Delicraft and the cafe they also run at 3Three Wise Monkeys climbing wall for their coffee grinds to add to your heap, they will happily give you them!

Three Wise Monkeys

Fassifern Road
Fort William
PH33 6QX

Tel: 01397 600200
[email protected]


Deli Craft

61 High Street

Fort William,


Call 01397 698100

Acharacle Reuse Shed

They take unwanted furniture, material, books, tools, musical instruments, electrical goods, bikes and any other items suitable for reuse.

Collection and delivery can be arranged, or to drop off goods please contact Acharacle Community Company office (01967 431508) or Robert (07974 898886)

Opening Times:
Wednesdays 11.30 – 1.30pm
Saturday 10 – 12 noon.

British Heart Foundation  

Donate any unwanted clothing, shoes, accessories, toys & trinkets. Can’t get down to the store why not book a free collection:

99 High Street,

Fort William,

PH33 6DG

Opening times: Mon to Sat 9.30 – 5.00, Sunday 12 – 4.00

Phone: 01397706182


Furniture (Please note that mattresses, chairs and sofas should all have a fire label attached with the British Standards code – BS 7177)
Clothing and footwear, handbags and belts
Soft furnishings (bedding, curtains etc)
Food (tins and packets with use by date of at least six months)
CDs, DVD’s, Books and Mobile Phones

In some areas they take prams and bicycles – contact your local depot for clarification. Please note they do not accept TVs or fridges.

Shopping Centre/Glenloy Rd,

Fort William

PH33 7DR

Opening Hours: 10am – 4pm

Phone: 01397 701516

Highland Hospice

Donations of quality clothing and items.

25 High Street
Fort William
PH33 6DH

Shop Tel No: 01397 701448

Monday to Saturday, 10am – 4pm
Email: [email protected]

‘The Old Gentleman’s Wardrobe’

Nicola McCallum is on hand to assist any potential Annie Sloan® customers with their choice of Chalk Paint™ and provide guidance on its application when upcycling furniture.

Unit 4,

Ben Nevis Way,

Fort William

PH33 6RX

Email: [email protected]

tel. 07730 608 801


Items you can donate:

  • Womenswear
  • Menswear
  • Childrenswear
  • Shoes
  • Accessories
  • Toys
  • Books
  • DVDs, CDs, Records
  • Homewares
  • Furniture*
  • Electricals*

*Please check with your local shop before donating furniture and electrical items as not all of our shops will hold them due to space constraints.

40 High Street

Fort William


PH33 6AH

01397 703935

Re- Act Lochaber

Please check their Facebook page for items that they need to be donated:

Community Tool Share

Organizing a community clean up or gardening day why not contact Fort William Town Team who have a community tool share full of lots of useful tools including litter picks, hoes, spades, shovels and lots more.

Contact: [email protected]

Toy Library

Toy library – a whole room full of toys – has been helpful for over three hundred local families and organisations.

Its a simple concept for a nominal £1 administration fee when you first register, you can ‘borrow’ toys from the Toy Library for up to a month at a time. The library has toys for children aged 12 and under, with a special selection for kids with additional needs.

For more information  see  attached toy library membership form, or get in touch with VAL.

An Drochaid
Claggan Road
Fort William
PH33 6PH

Opening Times: Mon – Fri 9-5pm.

Tel: 01397 706044



Lochaber locksmith

Phone: 07787161542


Fort William Men’s Shed

Have an item you can’t fix how about bring it along to the local Men’s Shed to see if they can give you a hand?! They have a wide range of tools and expertise among them!

Unit 14 Blar Mor Industrial Estate,

Fort William

Opening Times: Mon, Wed & Fri :10am -4pm.

Phone: 01397 706182

Email: [email protected]

J Foster

Can repair tweeds and make new, repurposed items like blankets from treasured pieces of fabric.

tel: 07762857113

Nevis Cycles 

Bike repair services.

Nevis Cycles Ltd‎
Lochy Crescent
Inverlochy, Fort William, Inverness-shire PH33 6NG

[email protected]

01397 705555

Open 9:00 to 17:30, 7 days a week, all year round.

Witch’s Trails Hire Shop from the Nevis Range gondola station, open 7 days from late March to October, 09:30am to 17:00


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