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Specialist shops

We have a number of specialist shops including a bridal and occasion wear shop, shabby chic upcycled furniture and craft boutique, book shops, designer vintage clothing boutique, furniture shops and a £1 clearance store.

  • Re Styled

    Located in the heart of Newcastle city centre, Re-styled by St  Oswald’s Hospice is a new generation charity shop, offering unique upcycled furniture, crafts  and homewares, with each piece  as unique as you!

    The boutique style environment of  the store perfectly complements  its location; nestled among a mix  of independent and speciality retailers in Eldon Garden Shopping Centre.

    Customers can choose from the bespoke collections of shabby chic furniture, ranging from stylish pieces for the living room, dining room, bedroom and across the home.

    Whether you’re looking for a vintage dressing table, quirky sideboard or a one-of-a-kind wardrobe, the ever-changing collections are not to be missed! A bespoke commissioning service is also available, allowing customers to create their own perfect piece to their individual taste, style and requirements. For details, please contact the shop.

    Before being upcycled by the shop’s skilled team, each item of furniture began its creative journey as a generous donation to the Hospice. Using a range of effects, tools and products, pieces are then transformed from ‘pre-loved’ to ‘re-loved’, often using the easy-to-use, environmentally-friendly Everlong Superior Chalk Paint range. The stunning 25 colour palette is also stocked in store.

    The perfect choice for beginners or experienced users, Everlong Superior Chalk Paint is very versatile and can be used on most surfaces to achieve a shabby chic effect. It is fast drying, odourless and safe to use indoors and even on children’s toys. For advice on using chalk paint, please ask our friendly team who will be happy to help.

    Alongside the beautiful repurposed creations, a wide selection of crafts and locally-sourced artisan products can be found, including handmade soaps, candles, luxury knitted furnishings and more. New retro and vintage style products such as vinyl record players and telephones are also available for customers to browse for gift inspiration or simply to treat themselves!

    And if you’re feeling creative or would like to try a ‘do-it-yourself’ workshop, the shop team holds a variety of in-store craft events and demonstrations where customers can join in to develop their skills and create their own masterpieces.

    To stay informed of upcoming workshops, and for product news and a preview of the upcycling process behind-the-scenes, you can find Re-styled by St Oswald’s Hospice on Facebook by clicking here.

    To truly experience the collections of upcycled treasures at the innovative concept store - the first-of-its-kind for St Oswald’s Hospice - we recommend customers take the opportunity to visit the boutique, which is open Monday to Saturday 09.00 – 16.30. An ideal destination for those interested in quirky, original home décor and sustainable goods, a must see is the shabby chic shop till - a repurposed piano, which is instrumental in representing the one-off pieces to be had.

    Find us at:

    Unit 19 Eldon Garden Shopping Centre

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    NE1 7RA

    Opening hours: Monday to Saturday, 9.00am – 4.30pm.

    For more details, please ring the Shop Manager on 0191 2303184.


  • Mao Couture

    Our first dedicated bridal and occasion wear boutique, located above our Whitley Bay Bookshop in North Tyneside will make you say ‘I do’ with ensembles for all special occasions, tastes and budgets!

    Blushing brides can browse a wide selection of new one-of-a-kind and off-the-rack designer wedding gowns from the ‘MaoCouture Bridal’ collection, created - and generously donated - by innovative North East designer, Anh Mao, or choose something with its own love story.

    For brides looking for a dress with history, our range of gorgeous pre-loved and vintage wedding dresses is not to be missed!

    With wedding dresses priced from as little as £30.00, even the smallest of budgets can afford to preview our bridal collection. Make your wedding dream come true and experience our variety of dress styles from ball gown to mermaid style, chiffon or lace, bohemian and vintage wedding dresses, short, long or tea length gowns plus a whole lot more as our stock changes all the time!

    We also carry attire for your entire wedding party, with high quality new, second-hand, contemporary and vintage occasion wear for ladies, gents and children including:

    • Tuxedo suits, cufflinks and bowties
    • Mother-of-the-Bride outfits, hats and shoes
    • Bridesmaid dresses


    Our choice of wedding accessories and essentials for your big day also includes veils and tiaras, wedding shoes and jewellery, plus our handmade biodegradable confetti made from classic romance novels!

    On top of our wedding collection, we have an abundance of new and pre-owned formalwear and accessories to get you ready for every special occasion. Celebrate the end of your academic career with our perfect prom dresses, go glam at a family do in our party dresses or dress up to the nines for a black-tie event or day at the races!

    For an extra special shopping experience, we highly recommended booking a personal appointment at our Whitley Bay boutique to get a true taste of our wedding and formalwear. Book your appointment, available Monday – Friday, 09:00 – 16:00 by calling 0191 251 3528. Alternatively, pop into the shop while treating yourself to some weekend retail therapy – we’re open 09:00 – 16:00 each Saturday and appointments are also welcomed.

    To preview a small sample of our wedding dresses, please visit our online shop

    Find us at:

    37-39 Park View
    Whitley Bay
    Tyne & Wear
    NE26 2TP

    To view a map of where to find us, please

    View us on Google Maps

    For more details please ring the Shop Manager on 0191 251 3528.




  • Book Icon

    Our bookshops sell good quality, second-hand books of all genres, DVDs, CDs, records/vinyls and retro-style new goods.

    Find us in Gosforth:

    161-163 High Street
    Newcastle upon Tyne
    NE3 1HE

    Open Monday to Saturday, 9:00am - 4:00pm.

    For more details please ring the Shop Manager, on 0191 284 7298.


    And in Whitley Bay:

    37-39 Park View
    Whitley Bay
    Tyne & Wear
    NE26 2TP

    Open Monday to Saturday, 9:00am - 4:30pm.

    For more details please ring the Shop Manager on 0191 251 3528.



  • Table Icon

    We sell a wide range of furniture including sofas, wardrobes, dining sets as well as white goods such as fridges and freezers. All furniture can be dropped off at our furniture stores in Byker and Dunston and at our Kingston Park warehouse, or you can arrange a collection by calling our Collection Line on 0191 246 8123.

    Find opening times and directions here.








  • Pound Icon

    Our North Shields clearance store sells a large range of quality goods for just £1 an item!


    Find us at:

    49 Bedford Street
    North Shields
    Tyne & Wear
    NE29 6QF

    To view a map of where to find us, please

    View us on Google Maps

    For more details please ring the Shop Manager on 0191 258 3763.




  • Gift Icon

    Buy The Bag is an innovative charity shopping experience for the North East. For one fixed price, customers can fill one of our special St Oswald's bags with as many items that will fit. The shop is perfect for those that like to upcycle and want to get the maximum value out of every item. We sell women's, men's and children's clothes and accessories, fabrics, household goods and more.

    Find opening times and directions here.

    Find us at:

    76-80 Clayton Street,
    NE1 5PG

    For more details please ring the Shop Manager on 0191 2301452.