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Salvos Little Shed Thrift Shop – Leopold, Geelong


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I’ve picked up a few bargains at this store over the years. It’s bigger than you think and in the warmer month, most people enter via the roller door shed into the furniture section. Here you’ll find couches, beds, mattresses, tables as well as frames, bric-a-brac and so on. 

The shop has an army of volunteers who work tirelessly to step up and assist the ongoing work of The Salvation Army.  All hail the volunteers as these places wouldn’t exist without them.

Funds from sales go directly back into the community and you can see from this photo below that the store is quite large.

And you can see from this photo – there is alot of stock – plates, lamps, chairs, tables, cupboards, bookshelves and more.

The shelves are well stocked with kitchen ware and trinkets, sometimes by colour, sometimes by what it is e.g. Tupperware, candlesticks, glassware and so on.

There are alot of clothes in the front of the store that are racked up well and some special items are displayed for you to try on and see if they fit. Love these gumboots below.

Anyone for a little formal frock? This one probably cost someone a packet of $’s but is reasonably priced at The Little Shed.

OPENING HOURS: 10 am – 4 pm Monday to Friday. 10 am – 12.30 pm Saturday.  Sunday -closed.

LOCATION: 90-92 Coppards Rd Whittington, although you’ll see it from the Bellarine Highway.

PHONE: (03) 5248 3829

PARKING: There is plenty of parking in the carpark off the main road. Entry is best via the side street.

TRANSPORT:  Plenty of buses coming in and out of Geelong.

DISABLED ACCESS: Good disabled access out the front with one step into the store. Wheelchair friendly but would be very tight.

ATM: The nearest would be at Leopold shops.

ENTRANCE FEE: No fee.

DOGS: Just tie them up outside in the shade and please clean up any mess they make. Be mindful of them in hot weather.

TOILET FACILITIES: Ask the staff as I couldn’t see any obvious toilets.

SOCIAL MEDIA:

Facebook – Salvo Op Shop

No Instagram but #salvoslittleshed

WEBSITE: There is a link to this site here.

DONATIONS: If you would like to make a quality donation then please call on the number above. If you live on the Bellarine Peninsula, they can arrange free collection for items too big for you to move yourself.

Now it’s your turn. Share your stories of the Salvos Little Shed Thrift Shop – Leopold, Geelong. Likes, dislikes, bargains you’ve bought and people you’ve met. Leave a comment below.

Happy hunting.

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