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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Queens Award

 The Furniture Project (Stranraer) are delighted to announce they have been awarded The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK, to recognize outstanding work done in our community. It was created in 2002 to celebrate the anniversary of The Queen's coronation. It is the MBE for volunteer groups

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Climate Challenge Fund

 

The Furniture Project (Stranraer) Limited was awarded a Climate Challenge Fund grant totalling £33,464* to run the Wigtownshire Reuse Partnership Development Programme. *This amount includes a maximum contribution of £9,946 from the European Regional Development Fund.

 

In 2017/18, the Climate Challenge Fund totals £9.97 million and is a combination of £9.09 million from the Scottish Government and £0.88 million from the European Regional Development Fund. The Climate Challenge Fund is a Scottish Government grant programme that provides funding and support for community-led organisations to run projects that reduce local carbon emissions, helping to tackle climate change. Since it was launched in 2008, the CCF has funded 986 projects including:

 

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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 accessible 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

 

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

   

Entrust, the Regulator of Landfill Tax Credits.
This is firstly to access funds; however, it also ensures we are informed of the latest environmental developments, as does our memberships with the Community Recycling Network for Scotland (CRNS), Furniture Reuse Network, (FRN), and the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency, (SEPA).

  

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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