Shop

231 Peartree Avenue
SO19 7RD
(opposite Bitterne School)

Find us using: Google MapsOpenStreetMap

or using What3 Words App: trout.nobody.shunts

We also have an outlet at the Mercantile Flea [see below]

We stock a large range of Robin yarns including Super Chunky, Chunky and Double Knitting (DK) at unbelievably low prices.

Opening Times

Normal Opening Hours

Monday – Friday: 10.00 am – 4.00 pm
Saturday: 10.00 am – 1.00 pm

The shop’s profits help fund our Museum, Heritage & Research Centre, which is located on the same premises (access through the shop).

On Sale

New Items include: Local History Books, BLHS publications, Wool and haberdashery, Postcards and Calendars

Quality Used Items: include Books of all kinds including popular paperbacks plus Bric-a-brac, Vinyl records, CDs and DVDs, Toys, Puzzles, Jigsaws and Games

Donations: 

All suitable donations gratefully received. Donations may occasionally be restricted due to limited storage space.

Please note that electrical items can only be accepted with a current PAT test.

Our Charity Shop is entirely staffed by volunteers 

If you are interested in helping out for a few hours each week, then please call in the shop to enquire – application forms are available.


Mercantile Flea shopping outlet

We also currently have a booth at the Mercantile Flea situated in the old Sainsbury building, just past the Bitterne Post Office, at 20-26 West End Road. Here we sell Bric-a-Brac, pre-owned books, etc. as well as our own publications.

Opening hours are:

Monday to Friday: 10.00 am – 5.00 pm
Saturday: 10.00 am – 5.30 pm
Sundays: 10.00 am – 4.00 pm

There is free parking on the roof of the building accessed from Angel Crescent with a lift direct to the store.

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