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THE EPSOM REPAIR CAFE – OPENING SOON…

Posted by Kat Heath on 28 Nov 2020

Have you got a household item that needs fixing?
A bicycle that needs repairing? or a chair that needs some reupholstering magic?
The Epsom Repair Cafe maybe able to help you.

From Saturday 16th January 2021 The Epsom Repair Cafe will be opening it’s doors on every third Saturday of the month between 2pm and 5pm at The Methodist Church, Ashley Road, Epsom.

The Epsom Repair Cafe will be one of 1800 repair cafes operating across the U.K and E.U where expert volunteers operate within a relaxed cafe environment mending and fixing your broken household items.

Simply pre book via the website and bring along your household item and if able the specialist volunteers will repair it for you!

What Do They Fix?

A list of items repairable are:

– Small Electrical Household Items
– Consumer Electronics
– Bicycles, Pushchairs
– Furniture
– Clothing
– Upholstery/Soft Furnishing
– Toys
– Small Petrol Powered Garden Tools

Although Walk-ins are welcome, booking is preferred.
However if you arrive on the day you can book a slot at reception where the expert can assess if they can fix your item.

Repair Costs

Electrical and general household items (including clothing)

The volunteer repairer assesses the item and will let you know if the repair requires the purchase any parts/materials which will be paid on collection.

General charges

As a registered charity (reg: 1191080) The Repair Cafe don’t charge for labour they solely operate as a non-profit community charity.

However please bear in mind the volunteer repairers offer their expertise for free.

Any donation allows the Repair Cafe to help others in the community.
For example as a guide, the average suggested donation would be £5 for a straightforward repair whilst a £10 donation would be appropriate for a more complexed repair.

Donations can be made in cash at The Epsom Repair Café.

For more information or to book visit:

https://www.epsomrepaircafe.org/

Scout HQ
Epsom Methodist Church,
Ashley Road,
Epsom,
KT18 5AQ

Open: 2pm-5pm every third Saturday of each month (from Saturday 16th January 2021).

Kat xx

 
Kat Heath
Kat Heath is a qualified beauty therapist and a mum of two boys, Harry and Elliott.

Kat also has been a marketing ambassador and blogger for many on-line mummy sites as well as working as a therapist for Decleor, Clarins and Guinot within Selfridges, Peter Jones and John Lewis.

Her passions are fashion, interiors, wellbeing and food!

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