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Vintage and Pre-loved shopping in Shrewsbury

Hidden amongst Shrewsbury's cobbled streets is a treasure trove of vintage and pre-loved items waiting to be discovered. From specialist retailers to bookshops and charity shops - no matter what you're searching for, you're sure to find it in Shrewsbury.

The Wardrobe

The Wardrobe is a place where you can buy high-end fashion items that don’t cost the earth (figuratively and literally) and sell no-longer-loved pieces to people who will give them a new lease of life! 

Recycle, Reuse, Re-love is the ethos at the center of The Wardrobe, and you can be sure that each item will not only make you feel good, but make you look great. 

Maggie Mae's Vintage

Maggie Maes Vintage is Shrewsbury’s dedicated vintage retailer, stocking a wide selection of vintage clothing, accessories, textiles and homewares varying in eras from the roaring 20's - to the swinging 60's.

Curated by Maggie & Megan, the mother and daughter team sources true, original vintage for their customers, gaining as much history from the original owners as possible. 

The Vault Vintage

One of Shrewsbury's newest additions, The Vault Vintage is a treasure trove of hand-picked vintage clothing for modern living.

With an environmentally-friendly ethos at the centre of the business, The Vault Vintage aims to ethically source each item and help reduce the vast amount of waste created by fast fashion by offering clothing of a bygone era.

Shrewsbury Antiques Centre

Shrewsbury Antiques Centre is the largest in the town and has been going for more than 30 years. Boasting over 50 individual traders and a huge selection of antiques from fine silver to furniture, clothes to coins and original art to ceramics. 

A real Aladdin's cave of antiques and vintage, Shrewsbury Antiques Centre is a must visit for those who love the hunt as much as the antiques! 

Shrewsbury Market Hall

Beneath the town’s iconic clock tower is the award-winning Shrewsbury Market Hall. Cosmopolitan cafés, artisan producers, vintage sellers, quality gift boutiques, artists and craftspeople all thrive alongside traditional fresh fruit and veg stalls and family butchers who have been trading for up to 100 years. 

Vintage 49a stocks a lovingly hand-picked selection of vintage homeware, soft furnishings, china and garden items. Pop in and see Jackie who will be happy to source any specific requests, and aims to acquire quality products to enhance customers' homes and lifestyle. 

Situated on the Market Hall’s main floor, Generations is a treasure trove of quirky, unusual and delightful items.  If you love antiques, collectables, bric-a-brac, pre-loved, vintage, retro, memorabilia, and more then this stall has something for you. 

The Raven Bookshop specialises in pre-loved books. From local history to thrillers and children’s books, you're sure to find something from all topics and genres nestled in the gallery of Shrewsbury’s Market Hall.  Pop in and see bibliophile in residence Laura who will help point you in the right direction for your choice of book. 

The Parade Shops

Set in the heart of Shrewsbury, The Parade Shops provides a unique shopping experience. There are 25 individual, independent and irresistible businesses over two floors at the Grade II Georgian building. 

A small antiquarian & secondhand book shop, Second Chapter Books stocks an excellent selection of sixties and seventies science fiction, railway, history, local interests and some general fiction and classics. 

DCM Antiques offers a wide range of unusual and interesting collectors’ items and historic artefacts, including medals, historic autographs and documents, ancient coins, Roman pottery and Chinese porcelain from as early as 1730. 

Charity shops

As well as a huge array of independents and all your favourite high street names, Shrewsbury also boasts a large selection of charity shops. Whether you’re looking for furniture, clothing, household items or bric-à-brac, you’re sure to find a bargain whilst helping a worthy cause. 


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Marie Curie

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British Heart Foundation

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Severn Hospice, Mardol

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Shrewsbury Ark

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Midlands Air Ambulance Charity Shop

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