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One of the greatest obstacles that you face after moving to a new property is furniture. If you’re starting a new restaurant, boutique, or office, then the costs pile up even more. After all the money you spent on buying or renting the place and moving, your wallet says, “No more, please.”

It’s happened to us, and it has probably happened to you too. It’s one reason why we like you searching for second hand furniture. However, sometimes cheap used furniture just isn’t in the best shape. If you’re a collector, then it becomes an even bigger problem.

We all want something that doesn’t creak when we sit on it or break in a few weeks. We’ve been through it all, and that’s one reason why we made this list. We found the best second hand furniture shops in London, and we think you’ll want to know about them. 

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We made a list of the 30 most AMAZING and AFFORDABLE second hand furniture shops in London, that you should visit right now (in 2023).

With these shops, you can buy second hand furniture online and have them deliver it to your doorstep. You can even visit their shops to check the quality, if you like to do things the old-fashioned way.

I hope you are ready now because we’re going to dive into the core of it all!

1) Second Hand Office Furniture Co.

Second Hand Office Furniture Co.

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If you need office furniture in particular then Second Hand Office Furniture Co. is the place to visit.

The name of the company says it all, so what more can we say?

But for further clarification, they have a variety of affordable furniture for offices and other similar estates. 

With the help of this company, you can find:

  • Ergonomic chairs
  • Filing cabinets
  • Aeron chairs
  • Desks
  • And More.

It’s the ideal store for businesses looking for affordable—and yet high-quality—furniture for their offices.

Make sure to take a look.

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Area: South London

Location: 438 Wandsworth Rd, Nine Elms, London SW8 3NA

Working Hours: 09:00 am to 05:00 pm on weekdays (Saturday & Sunday closed)

2) Retro Hub

Second Hand Office Furniture Co.

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If you’re looking for second hand antique furniture, then Retro Hub could be your thing.

According to its website:

“Retro Hub is a London N16 based supplier of high quality retro antique furniture, curiosities, art and collectibles from around the world.”

This is one of your best choices if you are looking for second hand furniture in North London.

They also sell other antique trinkets and whatnot that could catch your eye. 

You can order from their online store, or visit them in person during their working hours.

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Area: North London

Location: 2 Marton Rd, Stoke Newington, London N16 0RA

Working Hours: Unknown

3) The Used Kitchen Company

The Used Kitchen Company

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The Used Kitchen Company is special because it sells second-hand furniture for Kitchens.

According to their vision, they sell used furniture because:

  1. We protect the environment
  2. We save money

All of the furniture is in tip-top shape and quality. So you can fill up your new kitchen quite easily.

If you have a new start-up cafe or kitchen, then we highly recommend checking out their products. 

 Their products are quite affordable, and you can find an article according to your budget quite easily.


Area: West London

Location: Lynton House, 7-12 Tavistock Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 9BQ

Working Hours: 09:00 am to 05:00 pm on weekdays (Saturday & Sunday closed)

4) Goldfinger Factory

Goldfinger Factory

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Goldfinger Factor doesn’t exactly have used furniture for sale.

But, it is worth checking out.

From workshops to creating bespoke furniture, Goldfinger Factory:

“Makes furniture that benefits people and the planet.”

They have an eco-friendly motto, and they design furniture according to your needs.

Their standing legacy and outstanding customer reviews are a testament to their work. 

Check it out!

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Area: West London

Location: 13-15 Golborne Rd, London W10 5NY

Working Hours: 07:30 am to 05:30 pm on weekdays

5) Little Paris Store

Little Paris Store

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Here is another hidden treasure trove that you can find on the north side of London.

They offer contemporary and vintage pieces of furniture for a wide range of situations.

Some things you can find in Little Paris Store are:

  • Mirrors
  • Seating
  • Decoration
  • Lighting
  • Tables and desks
  • Crockery
  • Storage
  • Archive

If you want cheap second hand furniture, then get in touch with the Little Paris Store.

Additional Services:

Designer service


Area: North London

Location: 39 Park Road, London N8 8TE

Working Hours: 10:00 am to 06:00 pm from Monday to Saturday

6) Green in Mind

Green in Mind

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Green In Mind is an eco-friendly second-hand furniture company that upcycles used furniture to make it look like new furniture.

Although this shop is based out of South Wales, you should still check it out.

You can buy your favourite furniture online from their website and have it delivered to your doorstep. 

Cool, right?

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Area: Outside London

Location: Unit 20 Port Talbot Business Units, Addison Road, Port Talbot SA12 6HZ

Working Hours: 09:00 am to 06:00 pm on weekdays (Saturday & Sunday closed)

7) Old Spitalfields Market

Old Spitalfields Market

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If you live in East London, check out Old Spitalfields Market.

It’s the place to be for high-quality and affordable new and second hand furniture, including sofas and beds.

You can even find other things like pictures, clothes, books, and small trinkets at great prices.

There are eateries and other recreational options in Spitalfields Market as well.

You have plenty of options, and it’s an exciting way to experience London’s markets. 

You can easily visit Spitalfields if you live in Walthamstow, Lewisham, Peckham, or other close neighbourhoods.

Kindly note that this market is only open on Thursdays. 

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Website: Old Spitalfields Market

Area: East London

Location: 16 Commercial St, Spitalfields, London E1 6EW

Working Hours: Every Thursday from 09:00 am to 05:30 pm

8) Committee of Taste

Committee of Taste

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Committee of Taste is great for aficionados who are looking for second hand retro furniture in London.

It’s a shop based out of Hackney, and it’s arguably one of the best places for affordable used furniture in the whole region.

This shop offers many interesting and unique pieces that you won’t find elsewhere.

If you want to find vintage and stylish articles for your house, then you definitely need to visit Committee of Taste.


Area: North London

Location: 3A Evering Road, Stoke Newington, London N16 7QA

Working Hours: 11:00 am to 06:00 pm from Monday to Saturday

9) After Noah

After Noah

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After Noah is a family run furniture shop that offers a lot more than just furniture. 

But since you’re looking for furniture, let’s talk about what they offer:

  • Mid-century furniture
  • Vintage furniture
  • Industrial furniture
  • Retro furniture
  • Contemporary furniture

This shop also sells toys and offers restoration workshops for those who want to know how to upcycle their furniture.

It’s one of the best shops for everything house-related in London. Please check them out!

Additional Services:

Restoration workshops


Area: North London

Location: 121-122 Upper St, The Angel, London N1 1QP

Working Hours: 10:00 am to 06:00 pm from Monday to Saturday

10) RetroLiving


Image Source: RetroLiving

RetroLiving is a used RetroLiving offers amazing furniture for:

  • Your house
  • Your garden
  • Your restaurant
  • Your office

This is one of the best places to buy larger items, like used sofas, in London.

The company has a big list of its stock online.

You can order online and have everything delivered to your house.

Visit their website to start browsing.

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Area: North London

Location: 7A Church St, Marylebone, London NW8 8EE

Working Hours: 10:00 am to 05:30 pm on weekdays

11) The Peanut Vendor

The Peanut Vendor

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Not exactly a second hand furniture store, but definitely a place you should know.

The Peanut Vendor is a 1,170-square-foot showroom offering 20th-century furniture for people who want to live in style.

From tables to ceramic objects (for decoration) and chest of drawers, this place has all kinds of collectible and practical items.

As you can imagine, prices are not low, but they are justified by the design and high quality of the furniture.

You can also rent the furniture or their designated space for photo shoots. 

Additional Services:

Rent furniture

Hire the space (for photo shootings and film shoots)


Area: East London

Location: 6 Gunmakers Ln, Gunmakers Wharf, Bow, London E3 5GG

Working Hours: 10:00 am to 04:00 pm on weekdays

12) Docklands Office Furniture

Docklands Office Furniture

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This is the 2nd best place for used office furniture on our list.

Docklands is located in East London, which makes it quite accessible for people living in and near London.

Docklands offers a wide variety of desks, meeting tables, office chairs, and filing cabinets.

We would describe it with just three words: Value For Money.

If you are looking for office furniture and are on a budget, you should definitely pay a visit.

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Area: East London

Location: 472 Hackney Rd, London E2 9EQ

Working Hours: 07:30 am to 05:30 pm on weekdays

13) De Sio Furniture

De Sio Furniture

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Let’s talk a bit about selling used furniture.

In the UK, you mostly use a house clearance service or a removal service to scrap everything.

But what if we told you there was a better option? De Sio Furniture.

You can sell your furniture for good, cold, hard cash on De Sio.

You can also buy other used furniture on De Sio.

De Sio is one of the best places for second hand office furniture in West London.

You can buy quality furniture from De Sio online, and the best part is that they offer free local delivery.

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Area: West London

Location: 18 Churchfield Rd, Acton, London W3 6EG

Working Hours: 10:00 am to 05:30 pm on weekdays

14) Park Royal Office Furniture

Park Royal Office Furniture

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It is one of the many second hand office furniture stores in North West London.

But it is one of the very few shops that combine:

  • High-quality
  • Low prices

It offers a variety of new and used office furniture for any business.

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Area: West London

Location: 186 Acton Ln, Park Royal, London NW10 7NH

Working Hours: 08:00 am to 02:00 pm on weekdays

15) B Southgate

B Southgate

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This is a unique store.

It is located in the heart of East London’s bustling Columbia Road Flower Market, and it has been trading since 2003.

With new stock coming in every week, B Southgate will definitely help you find what you are looking for.

You can find everything that you’re looking for on their website, including impressive vintage and antique furniture.

The best part?

You don’t have to dig deep into your pocket since they offer something for every budget.


Area: East London

Location: 4, The Courtyard, Ezra St, London E2 7RH

Working Hours: Every Sunday from 09:00 am to 04:00 pm

16) Second Time Around

Second Time Around

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There are many second hand furniture dealers in London.

However, according to its website, Second Time Around is:

“Not your average furniture shop.”

Second Time Around is essentially a second hand warehouse in West London for all budgets. 

You can find a bit of everything in Second Time Around, including sofas, beds and (even) washing machines.

And remember, all of their products are of the highest calibre and very affordable.

So visit their website to start equipping your house.

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Area: West London

Location: 63 Greenford Ave, Hanwell, London W7 1LL

Working Hours: 10:00 am to 06:00 pm from Monday to Saturday

17) British Heart Foundation: Furniture & Electrical Stores

British Heart Foundation Furniture and Eletrical Stores

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If you’ve been living in London for a while, then you must have heard of the British Heart Foundation.

It is a second-hand furniture charity shop where people can donate and buy furniture and electric appliances.

Here, you can find the best second hand sofas and beds in London.

Moreover, you can find washing machines from £60 and wardrobes for as little as £40.

If you are a student, you’d want to know that the British Heart Foundation offers 10% off across their entire selection.

Sounds good?

Make sure to pay a visit!

And please, if you’re thinking of clearing out your house, then donate your furniture instead of throwing it away.

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Area: N/A

Location: Various Locations

Working Hours: 09:30 am to 06:00 pm on weekdays

18) Two Columbia Road

Two Columbia Road

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Since 1995, Two Columbia Road has offered a wide variety of antique and vintage furniture for all tastes.

According to their website:

“Two Columbia Road is a gallery specialising in a broad range of collectable furniture, associated design, works of art, and photography.”

If you love second hand designer furniture and are constantly looking for something unique, then you need to check out their website.

Additional Services:

Advice for those building a furniture collection


Area: East London

Location: 2 Columbia Rd, Shoreditch, London E2 7NN

Working Hours: 12:00 am to 07:00 pm on weekdays

19) Archive Furniture

Archive Furniture

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Archive Furniture offers vintage and mid-century furniture on the east side of the city.

It is another great used furniture shop in Hackney.

The showroom opens only by appointment on weekdays, and from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. every Saturday.

From chairs to sofas and lighting, Archive Furniture offers used furniture for every taste and budget.

Make sure to visit it!

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Area: East London

Location: 142 Lea Bridge Rd, Hackney, London E5 9RB

Working Hours: By appointment on weekdays, 10:00 am to 05:00 pm every Saturday

20) Elemental


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Elemental is another great place for shopping for second hand furniture in Hackney and London. 

Elemental offers a mix of style, substance, and affordability to all its customers. 

What can you get from Elemental:

  • Antiques
  • Curiosities
  • Lighting
  • Seating
  • Designer furniture

In this place, you can find a lot of exciting items and pretty much everything.

You’ll love everything that they have, so just visit their website.

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Area: East London

Location: 130 Shoreditch High St, Hackney, London E1 6JE

Working Hours: 11:00 am to 06:00 pm from Monday to Saturday

21) Deens Furniture

Deens Furniture is a second hand shop in Brixton Hill.

Chairs, tables, desks, filing cabinets, wardrobes—you’ll find it all here.

All of these pieces come at an affordable price, so you won’t have to extort your wallet.

At Deens Furniture, you can also find cheap student furniture and more.

Since they don’t have a website, you’ll have to check them out in person. 

Website: Not available

Area: South West London

Location: 74 Brixton Hill, Brixton, London SW2 1QW

Working Hours: 09:00 am to 06:00 pm from Monday to Saturday

22) Vintage Heaven

Vintage Heaven

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According to its website, Vintage Heaven is:

The place to buy beautiful vintage china, glass, kitchenware, and cutlery.

It’s a secret haven for “vintage junkies” who respect and appreciate the good old classics.

If you are looking for vintage kitchenware, you need to visit this place.


Area: East London

Location: 82 Columbia Rd, London E2 7QB

Working Hours: 12:00 pm to 06:00 pm on Saturday & 08:30pm to 05:00pm on Sunday

23) LASSCO (Ropewalk)

LASSCO (Ropewalk)

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LASSCO specialises in collecting architectural antiques, salvage, and curiosities.

With LASSCO, you can expect to find the best pieces of furniture and various antique pieces in all of London.

But this also makes them expensive compared to the other shops we have on our list.

Nevertheless, if you’re a collector and always on the lookout for great antiques and furniture, then LASSCO is the place for you.

With two shops in London—one of which is in Ropewalk—it is worth paying a visit, at least to see the magnificent collection of items it offers.

Additional Services:

Hire the space for events


Area: South London

Location: 37 Maltby St, London SE1 3PA

Working Hours: 09:00 am to 05:00 pm on weekdays


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WantDontWant buys and sells new and used office furniture at competitive prices.

It offers a wide variety of furniture like desks, meeting tables, ergonomic chairs, and more.

Many popular brands like Virgin, Google, and BBC have worked with WantDontWant, which speaks volumes about its quality and credibility.

So if you are looking to buy or sell your office furniture, make sure to check it out.

Additional Services:

Second hand brokers (not dealers!)


Area: North West London

Location: 341 Euston Rd, Fitzrovia, London NW1 3AD

Working Hours: 09:00 am to 05:30 pm on weekdays

25) Alladin’s Furniture

Alladin’s Furniture is located at the back of a cute café in Hornsey.

Each of their items is hand-picked and of the highest quality. It’s like a magical pawn shop of antiquities.

Like an exotic palace from Agrabah, you can find everything in their shop, from second hand furniture to various curiosities, and intriguing antiques.

All of their items are up for sale at reasonable prices that pretty much anyone can afford.

And they also buy used household items and antiquities.

So if you’re clearing out your house or stocking up for a new house, you might want to visit them. 

Unfortunately, you’ll have to visit them in person to buy their wares. However, going to their shop is like visiting a museum, so it’s definitely worth it. 

Plus, you can enjoy your time in their cafe and have some tea and biscuits. 


Area: North London

Location: Hazellville Road, Hornsey, N19 3LW

Working Hours: 

Monday to Saturday: 9am – 5.30pm

Thursday: 9am – 7pm

Sunday: 10am – 4pm

26) Crystal Palace Antiques

Crystal Palace Antiques

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As the name implies, Crystal Palace Antiques is a great place for those who are looking to buy antiques.

According to its website, Crystal Palace Antiques is:

“London’s Largest Antique & Design Emporium”

Sounds tempting, right?

Especially if you love style and aesthetics.

Quick Tip: If you are going to visit their four-floor warehouse in South London, make sure you have plenty of free time. You are going to need it.

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Area: South London

Location: Imperial House, Jasper Rd, Upper Norwood, London SE19 1SG

Working Hours: 10:00 am to 06:00 pm on weekdays

*Open all bank holidays

27) Bleu Furniture

Bleu Furniture

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Bleu offers fine second hand furniture in South London.

Their items come in all shapes and sizes, so if you search around a bit, you will find what you’re looking for.

With Bleu, you can find:

  • Desks
  • Lighting
  • Seating
  • Storage
  • Tables

Most of the furniture you’ll find in Bleu is mid-century modern, 20th-century design, decorative art, vintage industrial furniture, vintage African masks, and art.

With more than 12 years of experience in the field of curating and selling vintage furniture, Bleu can also be a reliable restoration or renovation guide.


Area: South London

Location: 135 Dulwich Road London SE24 ONG

Working Hours: 11:00 am to 06:30 pm from Wednesday to Sunday

28) Clockprops


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Here’s a curve ball for you. Are you looking to buy a clock for your house, office, restaurant, or pub?

Then Clockprops is the place for you!

With more than 35 years of experience in trading clocks, Clockprops is the place to be when it comes to clocks.

You’ll find some adorable and wacky clocks and other antiquities in their collection for sale. 

And if you would rather not buy something, then here’s an interesting titbit, you can just hire their products. 

Additional Services:

Hire a clock


Area: South West London

Location: Unit 11, Wimbledon Stadium Business Centre, Riverside Rd, London SW17 0BA

Working Hours: 11:00 am to 05:00 pm on weekdays

29) Andrew’s Office Furniture

Andrews Office Furniture

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As you might have guessed, this place is ideal if you are looking for office furniture.

What’s so spectacular about Andrew’s?

You don’t have to visit an actual store since you can buy everything online.

Finally, with add-ons and extra services like “Next Day Delivery,” Andrew’s Office Furniture is the best choice for:

  • Working professionals
  • Businesses

Who want to equip their offices with amazing furniture as quickly as possible.

Additional Services:

Next day delivery

Free delivery and installation

Free space planning


Area: Central London

Location: Various Locations

Working Hours: 08:30 am to 05:30 pm on weekdays

30) The Old Cinema

The Old Cinema London

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Antiques, industrial, art deco, mid-century modern, boho, Indian and Oriental, upcycled, Hollywood style, contemporary, Old Cinema London is the whole shebang of quality furniture.

The Old Cinema is a paradise for collectors and people who appreciate beautiful furniture.

Although, their quality furniture often comes with a hefty price tag.

It’s still a place you should definitely visit if you are passionate about vintage and antique furniture.

It is one of the best furniture shops in London, especially if you are looking for designer and quality second hand furniture. 

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Area: West London

Location: 160 Chiswick High Rd, Chiswick, London W4 1PR

Working Hours: 10:00 am to 06:00 pm from Monday to Saturday

The End Note From STORED

So, there you have it.

Now, you know where the best second hand furniture shops in London are.

Before buying any furniture, you should understand your needs and budget.

Hopefully, most of the shops will have something for you once you have your needs figured out.

And to make things even sweeter for you, STORED is here to help you. You can…

Move and Store Your Furniture With STORED.

If you’re moving out or trying to store some of your furniture or other belongings for safekeeping, get in touch with STORED. We are one of the best storage companies in London. We have storage units of all sizes and shapes for people with varying budgets. 

You can reach us at 020 3637 1234. We also offer a FREE quotebased on your needs. So, get STORED with us for a hassle-free move. 

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