Scrapstore aims to encourage you to think about recycling and reducing your carbon footprint.

Members can collect a wide selection of recycled and reused materials that can then be used for art, craft and play activities. 

Opening times  

Scrapstore is open every Wednesday evening during the school term from 6pm to 7.30pm, and once a month on a Saturday, from 1.30 to 3pm. 

Upcoming Saturday opening times

  • Saturday 12 August, 1.30pm to 3pm 
  • Saturday 9 September 1.30pm to 3pm
  • Saturday 14 October 1.30pm to 3pm

Summer holidays 2017

We run free activities for children and families during the holidays. During this time our main store is closed on Wednesdays. Our last Wednesday opening before the holidays will be 19 July 6pm to 7.30pm.

We run pop up Scrapstores and activities across Cambridge City as part of our Big Wednesday events. Come along and fill a bag and enjoy our free recycled craft activities. The events run 1pm until 4pm.

  • Wednesday 26 July Lammas Land, Newnham CB3 9HB 
  • Wednesday 2 August Coldham's Common CB5 8NT
  • Wednesday 9 August Brown's Field Community Centre CB4 1RU
  • Wednesday 16 August Jesus Green CB5 8BA
  • Wednesday 23 August Cherry Hinton Hall CB1 8DW

Regular opening times from our store will resume from Wednesday 6th September 6pm to 7.30pm

Find us 

Map of Barnwell Business Park

Unit 17, Barnwell Business Park, Barnwell Drive, Cambridge CB5 8UZ. (Find us on Google)


  • Individual membership: £5 per year
  • Group membership: £10 per year

Members are given a reusable bag which they can fill with the materials of their choice. As a member you pay £1 per bag of materials if you bring your bag back for a refill and £1.50 per bag of materials if you would like to buy additional bags.

To sign up to our membership scheme bring a completed copy of this form with you when you visit us or fill in a copy of this form at our store.

Payments can only be completed at our store as we only accept cash. We can issue printed receipts for your records.

Scrapstore enquiries

Miriam Goddard: or 07920 586308.


Scrapstore relies on kind donations of unwanted materials from local businesses and the local community. Here is a guide to the kinds of materials we accept:

If you or your business are able to help, for donation enquiries contact: or phone 07801 912924.

For information about events and our current stock please see our Facebook page. Link at the bottom of the page.


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