Patrons: Bill Beaumont, Mark Lawrenson & Tisha Merry Reg Charity No: 512186

Our Shops

St Catherine’s Hospice runs 18 shops across the three boroughs of Chorley, Preston and South Ribble, including the gift shops on-site at the hospice and The Mill. We also operate a Donation Centre at the hospice where people can drop-off items for distribution across the area.

They generate vital income to help raise the £5.2m we need each year to be able to deliver our specialised care for local people.

Not only that, they also provide a valuable presence for the charity within the communities we serve – raising awareness of St Catherine’s amongst the local people who live there.

Supporting our shops is one of the easiest ways you can help St Catherine’s – whether through donating your pre-loved items or recyclables, or visiting one of our stores to treat yourself to something ‘new-to-you’.

It’s important to add that our shops simply could not survive without the help of more than 300 wonderful volunteers, who give their time freely to support us.

The Types of Shops We Have Margaret Evans

General Charity Shops
Selling good quality women’s, men’s and children’s clothing, home textiles, home-ware, bric-a-brac, books and hard toys.

Furniture Stores
Selling high quality pre-loved furniture for all rooms of the home.

Book Shops
Selling adults’ and children’s fiction and non-fiction, as well as CDs and DVDs.

Ladies’ fashion boutiques selling top-end high street and well-known labels, as well as a dedicated bridal department within another store selling wedding gowns, bridesmaid dresses, mother of the bride outfits, hat hire and accessories.

P1050258Gift Shops
Selling gorgeous nick-nacks, gifts, home-ware and foodie goodies from the hospice reception shop and from The Mill Cafe counter.

Online Shops
Our online shop sells seasonal items such as Christmas cards and calendars, as well as hospice gifts such as the St Catherine’s Hospice butterfly pin badge.
Click here to visit our shop.

eBay Shop
Selling furniture for people to browse through from home. Click here to visit our eBay shop.



You can make donations at any of our shops, as well as our onsite donation centre at the hospice in Lostock Lane, Lostock Hall. We also accept furniture donations at our furniture warehouse at Unit E, Guild Trading Estate, Ribbleton Lane, Preston, PR1 5DP – please call 01772 378228 to discuss collection of bulky or heavy donations.

Donating to Our Shops

Most of our shops rely on donations from members of the public for their stock and we always need clean, saleable items in good condition that people will want to buy.

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Hospice Donation Centre

Our Donation Centre at the hospice in Lostock Hall offers a quick and easy way to drive in and donate your unwanted items to St Catherine’s. Our team of volunteers will be here to help you unload from Monday to Friday between 10am and 4pm.

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