Selection of items outside of the Llanfoist Reuse Shop.
The Reuse Shop

Five Lanes Reuse Shop

We have opened a new Reuse Shop at Five Lanes household waste recycling centre, NP26 5PD.

The Five Lanes reuse Shop is open on Thursdays from 10am – 3pm.

We sell everything from bric-a-brac to antiques and collectables. Profits from the shop go towards tree planting in Monmouthshire. Shop enquiries: RecyclingandWaste@monmouthshire.gov.uk

Social media:
Facebook: Recycling in Monmouthshire
Twitter: @MonCCRecycling

Please note:
Social distancing and face masks will be required.
We can only allow a maximum of 8 cars at any period during the shop opening hours.
Cash sales only please.


Drawing showing the outside of the Reuse Shop.
The Reuse Shop

Llanfoist Reuse Shop

Our Reuse shop is situated at Llanfoist household waste recycling centre, NP7 9AQ.

The Llanfoist Reuse Shop is open on Wednesdays from 10am – 3pm.

Staff and volunteers have been working hard in recent months to ensure social distancing and safe shopping.

We sell everything from bric-a-brac to antiques and collectables. Profits from the shop go towards tree planting in Monmouthshire. Shop enquiries: RecyclingandWaste@monmouthshire.gov.uk

Social media:
Facebook: Recycling in Monmouthshire
Twitter: @MonCCRecycling

Please note:
Social distancing and face masks will be required.
We can only allow a maximum of 8 cars at any period during the shop opening hours.
Cash sales only please.

See our Frequently Asked Questions below for more information.


Town Trees

A street tree
Town Trees

The Council has pledged to plant 10,000 trees over the next three years to combat climate change. 

If you know of a communal area that would be good to plant a single tree (or several) please get in touch, as we are looking for sites in all our towns and villages.

County Councillor Sheila Woodhouse said recently:
During the Covid crisis we have all come to realise just how important nature and trees are to our health and wellbeing.

County Councillor Jane Pratt added:
We are facing both a climate emergency and an ecological emergency, as much of our native plants and wildlife are on the decline.

Trees and shrubs provide food and shelter for pollinating insects, mammals and birds. So if you are lucky enough to have a garden, let’s get planting for nature!

Tree planting: groundsandcleansing@Monmouthshire.gov.uk


Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Where is the shop?
    You’ll find our new shop at the Household Waste Recycling Centre at Llanfoist, near Abergavenny. NP7 9AQ.
  2. What are the opening times?
    10am to 3pm on Wednesdays.
  3. Why is it not open more often?
    It is likely that the shop will extend its opening hours in the future.
  4. What kind of items are on sale at the shop?
    Wooden furniture, garden ornaments, bric-a-brac, salvaged stuff, bikes, musical instruments and sports equipment.
  5. What is the typical price of an item?
    Most items on sale should only cost a few pounds.
  6. Who is in charge of the shop?
    Monmouthshire County Council.
  7. Are you looking for volunteers?
    We are currently working with Volunteering for Wellbeing to develop our volunteer base. Check their Facebook page for future volunteering opportunities.
  8. Where does the money go?
    Monmouthshire has declared a Climate Emergency – profits from shop will go towards tree planting in our towns and villages to help increase the urban tree canopy cover and mitigate the effects of climate change at a local level.
  9. Can I drop stuff directly to the shop?
    No, all items should be deposited at the household waste recycling centre. Speak to a member of staff if you have an item that is too good to tip.
  10. Can I pick something out of the skip and pay at the shop?
    No, this is not permitted for health and safety reasons.
  11. Can I order something in case it comes in?
    We can’t take orders for items but shop staff will try to help.
  12. Can I return an item?
    Yes. All goods are second hand and have been previously used. We advise that you inspect items thoroughly before buying them. Items will have a sales receipt that will include a full description including wear, tear and any damage.
  13. Can I walk to the shop?
    No, the narrow approach road is not safe for pedestrian access. So, for now, access to the shop and recycling centre is by vehicle only.
  14. Can I take house clearance or boot sale stuff to the shop?
    No, unfortunately, there is limited space in the shop – so we can only take selected items that have come from the household waste recycling centre.
  15. Is the shop open to Monmouthshire residents only?
    Our reuse shop is open to all.
  16. Can businesses or traders buy items from the shop?
    Yes, the shop is open to all.
  17. Are children allowed in the shop?
    Yes children are welcome but safety is our priority so they must be supervised at all times.
  18. Is there disabled access to the shop?
    Yes, there is disabled access and parking.
  19. Are there public toilets at the shop?
    There are no public toilets on site although there are toilets nearby.
  20. Will other recycling centres in Monmouthshire also have a reuse shop?
    If the shop proves successful, we hope to open a second one at our Five Lanes recycling centre near Caerwent.