About Us

Social Purpose

As a social firm we are proud of our aims to enhance our locality.  We achieve this by providing a range of products and services to people, businesses and agencies. From Registered Social Landlords to Commercial Banks, Solicitors to Estate Agents, and Private Landlords to the Social Services - we serve them all.  

Environmental Policy

At The Furniture Project we feel the environment is really important so believe in the recycling of all materials where possible, and, where this cannot be achieved, in the safe disposal of all waste, using either local authority waste disposal amenities, or licensed and reputable waste disposal contractors. Our target is the recycling of 75% of everything we process.

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Awards 2015

The Furniture Project (Stranraer) are delighted to announce they have been awarded the prize for Volunteer Involving Organisation of the Year 2015 at a special ceremony in the Easterbrook Hall in June organised and sponsored by Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway.

 

Responding to the award, manager Paul Smith said, “This prize is great recognition for the work the Furniture Project has done over many years providing high standards of service for our volunteers enabling our volunteers to deliver a quality service to our local community.” 

 

 

 

New opening times

As of the start of January 2014 we are now open on Saturdays. This will continue for the foreseeable future.

New Online Catalogue

 Our brand new online catalogue is now online. At the top of this page you will see a link to the catalogue and when you click on it you will see more links to the different categories of furniture that we sell, from bedroom furniture to office furniture.

New Pictures

 

 

We have now started regularly uploading pictures of new items we have for sale onto our facebook page (www.facebook.com/furnitureproject).

 

We are going to be implementing a new and improved online gallery to this website showing a larger collection of our stock. The items you will see are examples of what we sell but we will try to update it as much as possible.

New Information

 We have now added a lot more information about our services.

"When We Are in Your Area" and our complaints policy are accesible straight from the "Services" drop down menu. Information about delivery, deposits and refunds are found in the "Buying" section and information on what we are able to collect free of charge is found in the "Donation" section.

Funding

Funding

 

Dumfries and Galloway Council (3rd sector funding)

http://www.dumgal.gov.uk/grantsnews 

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Partnerships

 

Partnerships



Criminal Justice: We work in partnership with Stranraer Criminal Justice System to provide placements for people serving community service orders as an alternative to imprisonment.

 


Private local training providers: We work in partnership with local training providers such as Working Links and private training companies to provide placements for people to undertake work experience.
We provide the opportunity to come and work with us and undertake training at the same time whilst being supporting to find permanent employment, as the transferable skills that people learn
whilst working with us can be reused within other working environments. These organisations include:

Third Sector
Cromarty
Apex
Project Scotland
Adult Team with Adult Disability
Supported Employment Service
Women's Aid
Loreburn Housing Association
Dumfries and Galloway citizens’ advice

 

Registration and Awards

Registration and Awards


We are registered members of a number of Organisations to help us deliver our service to a nationally accepted standard. We are registered with:

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Quality assurance

You can rest assured that our staff will be fully trained and qualified where necessary within their area of work along with the appropriate skills and experience to undertake the tasks required.

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Location Map

 

Directions

There has been extensive regeneration of the John Simpson Drive, Stranraer area, thereby some roads and walk ways have been changed/ removed. Our premises have not moved but the part of John Simpson Drive we are on has now ben renamed Hillside Drive.

Driving directions to Hillside Drive, Stranraer, Wigtownshire DG9 7PW
Suggested route:

Port Rodie
Stranraer, Dumfries and Galloway DG9 8, UK    

1. Head west on Port Rodie/A717 for 259 ft
2. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Charlotte St for 262 ft
3. Turn left onto St John St for 0.1 mi
4. Keep right at the fork for 75 ft
5. Turn right onto Hanover St/B737
Continue to follow B737
Go through 1 roundabout for 0.4 mi
6. Turn left onto Glebe St for 0.2 mi
7. Slight left onto Park Lea Gardens for 39 ft
8. Take the 1st left onto John Simpson Dr
Destination will be on the left    

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Contact Us

If you have any comments or queries please don’t hesitate call into our offices or contact us:


Furniture Project (Stranraer)
Hillside Drive
Stranraer,
Wigtownshire DG9 7PW

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Tel: 01776 707 375
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Our opening hours are:
Monday – Saturday
9am – 5pm

Sunday
Closed