Share Bristol is a Registered Charity, No 1205666, and a Company registered in England and Wales, Company No 12596714.
Supported by individual givers and:
Despite requests for private jets, campervans and dogs, Share Bristol can’t lend all things – sometimes you’ll need to look elsewhere in Bristol for your borrowing needs!
And if you have things you no longer require see our wishlist on our donate page or visit the reuse links below.
We’ve not tried out all the organisations and schemes below, they’re just ones we’re aware of – so do investigate them further for your own comfort and peace of mind.
Please expand the headings below to read more. We welcome your feedback and additions.
Last updated: 17 August 2020
Books, magazines, CDs, DVDs, maps, sheet music
Your local library, Libraries West: www.librarieswest.org.uk
Bristol Cloth Nappy Library: bristolclothnappylibrary.weebly.com
Bristol Sling Library: bristolslinglibrary.wordpress.com
South Bristol Toy Library: southbristoltoylibrary.co.uk
Toy library, specifically adapted for switch use : www.nbt.nhs.uk/bristol-centre-enablement/services-at-centre/bristol-communication-aid-service/toy-library
For growing kids, the Bike Club’s bike swap programme: thebikeclub.co
Better By Bike’s Loan Bike Scheme: betterbybike.info/start-cycling/get-a-bike/loanbikes
Special needs tandems and tagalongs: charlottestandems.weebly.com
Cars & lifts
Car sharing: travelwest.info/drive/car-sharing
Other borrowing schemes
We know not everyone will be able to get out to where we plan to set up initially, so here are some other sharing schemes that may work for you:
Borroclub, borrow from your neighbours: www.borroclub.co.uk
Not as focused on community, but they may just have what you need. Search for the item you want to hire in your favourite search engine and if they’ve got it they’ll pop up in your results.