Lincoln’s biggest charity shop prepares for first customers

Sue Ryder promises to be the biggest charity shop in Lincoln when it opens this week.

It opens for the first time on Friday, May 24 at the Deacon Road Retail Park next to Jysk so The Lincolnite went for a sneak peek.

Doors open at 10am on Friday and staff will be on hand to guide shoppers around the 4,250 square feet super store.

Shoppers can find new and used furniture, women’s and men’s clothing, as well as decor, books, games, music and films.

All money raised by the store goes towards supporting Sue Ryder’s palliative, neurological and bereavement care.

Sue Ryder employs five paid staff and eight volunteers. Lincoln’s superstore manager is also looking for more volunteers.

For more information about volunteering email Kerry Goodliffe by clicking or tapping here.

Donate to the charity on their website and get in touch with the team if you have any unwanted furniture so Sue Ryder can arrange to pick it up for free.

Kerry Goodliffe, Lincoln Sue Ryder manager, told The Lincolnite: “Our charity supports people going through the most difficult time in their lives.

“We are excited to welcome people to the launch of our new super store, which is the biggest charity shop in the city.”

Assistant manager Jane Prescott also said: “All the money we raise goes to funding the hospices and the nurses.

“It’s great working for a charity because we give everything back into the community and pay it all forward.”