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Restart Party - electical repair event

This event is an opportunity for people to get help to fix their electonic items. Come along with your small broken electricals and see if our expert restarters are able to help repair them.

When 18 November 2017

Where The Lilac Room, Barbican Estate Office, 3 Lauderdale Place, EC2Y 8BY

  • Please bring devices charged and bring their power cable
  • Please do not expect us to have spare parts or mobile phone screens
  • We can not guarantee that your items will be fixed


Give and Take Day

These events are an opportunity for City residents having a clear-out, to make sure unwanted items are reused, recycled or disposed of responsibly whilst also supporting the local community.

Next event

When 14 October 2017

Where Middlesex Street Estate, Artizan Street Library, London, E1 7AF 

Drop off items between 10am - 12noon

Pick up items City residents 1pm-3pm, non-City residents 2pm-3pm

City residents, please bring proof of address.

You can bring

  • kitchenware and bric-a-brac
  • soft furnishings like cushions and curtains
  • clothing, shoes and accessories
  • toys and unwanted gifts
  • books, DVDs, CDs and videos
  • kettles and toasters
  • cameras, phones, printers, screens and computer monitors
  • hair dryers, hoovers, radios and CD players

You can recycle batteries, low energy light bulbs and printer cartridges. Unfortunately, we are unable to collect cooking oil.

We can no longer accept car seats, helmets or any other safety equipment for reuse.

What happens to non-collected items?

Anything that isn't taken will be given to charities or posted on Freecycle where unwanted items are given away for free. Small electrical items brought along that do not work will be recycled.

06 October 2016
Last Modified:
29 August 2017