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  • Home | Xcel Furniture. Carmarthen

    Welcome to Xcel Furniture! Xcel Furniture is a non-profit furniture recycling centre in Johnstown, Carmarthen. We collect, recycle and sell second-hand furniture and white goods. ​ All the proceeds from Xcel Furniture go towards the Xcel Project. As part of the Xcel Project we give away some items of furniture to local people experiencing a crisis. We have a NEW entrance. Directions: Follow the B4312 past the Xcel Bowl entrance and take the next left into the back of our site.

  • Fire labels | Xcel Furniture. Carmarthen

    All upholstered items MUST have a fire label attached. Fire Labels See:- Furniture and Furnishings (Fire Safety) Regulations 1988 / 1989, 1993 and 2010 ​ It is a legal requirement that we, as a charity cannot sell or give away donations of upholstered furniture, mattresses or beds that do not have valid fire labels. As a result please do not be offended when we ask if your items comply with this regulation—we cannot collect or accept items that do not comply. The labels will be stitched in place and will include the BS7177 code or hand written batch numbers. Example of a full information permanent Label Example of a shorter information permanent Label If your item has the appropriate label, please contact us to see if it’s suitable for us. E-mail or Facebook us with photos and details of the items you would like to donate. If your items are suitable for us please bring them to us, ​ But only when the showroom is open please check times of opening hours, ​ If you do not have transport, we have a free collection service for large items please check with our main office for collection. ​

  • Contact us | Xcel Furniture. Carmarthen

    CONTACT US ON 01267 225995 Or fill out our form below If you are a UK taxpayer and are donating to us, we can claim an extra 25% back from the UK Government at NO cost to you, Donations T&Cs Gift aid form

  • Charity Statement | Xcel Furniture. Carmarthen

    Xcel Projects ​ Charity statement. The Xcel Community Shop and Xcel Furniture are social enterprise provisions of Towy Community Church, a not for profit limited company, no.07181550; Registered Charity no.1136394, which also includes Xcel Bowl, Carmarthen Foodbank and Carmarthen Community Money Advice. The charity employs nearly 30 staff and provides volunteering opportunities for over 100 people, serving the local community and economy in the retail, leisure and tourism industry. Any profits generated by Xcel Bowl are utilised in supporting the Community Shop and Furniture, as well as in partnership with Trussell Trust, providing the Carmarthen Foodbank and Carmarthen Community Money Advice. The vision statement of the organisation is reaching people, changing lives. The aim of the projects is to provide an affordable source of good quality clothing, household items, furniture and white goods to those who are on low incomes, or disenfranchised. In addition the site is utilised as a community hub space, providing opportunity for local social interaction. We work in partnership with over 50 public and third sector agencies offering social support, providing short term solutions to food, clothing and furnishing issues, particularly where lack of income or funds demands those items are provided without cost to the individual family involved. In addition, Carmarthen Community Money Advice Xcel has been established to address the causes of food poverty and provide a free debt advocacy service to those in need in Carmarthen. Finally, Xcel sponsors and supports other local charities and events as appropriate, including concessionary rates at Xcel Bowl for a number of local social service providers. Your giving allows us to provide support to your local community at the point of need, whilst enabling the recipients of our services to retain dignity and find stability at difficult times in their life journey. To date, we estimate over 20000 people, including approx. 8000 children in Carmarthen and the surrounding area have benefited significantly from our efforts and your generosity. Thank you for joining with Towy Community Church in reaching people, changing lives.

  • Facebook Resent Posts | Xcel Furniture. Carmarthen

    Resent posts on Facebook . If you are thinking of buying or donating please check out the terms and conditions. And don't forget that Xcel Furniture has a loyalty card check that out as well.

  • Donate | Xcel Furniture. Carmarthen

    DO YOU HAVE UNWANTED HOUSEHOLD ITEMS? WHY NOT DONATE THEM TO XCEL FURNITURE? Have you got items like a washing machine or a sofa which you are replacing, but think your existing ones are too good to throw away? ​ Please consider donating them to us so they can be re-used by someone else. ​ We have a low-cost furniture & electrical showroom open to all. We also support people within our local community in partnership with various agencies. ​ All donations are checked upon arrival. ​​ We service electrical items. Our objective is for all our items to be good quality and in good condition. Gift aid information If you are a UK taxpayer and are donating to us, we can claim an extra 25% back from the UK Government at NO cost to you, Gift Aid Agreement Form Gift Aid Declaration Form Gift Aid Information Donation Form

  • Frequently asked questions | xcelfurniture

    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS What types of goods do you take in your shops? We look for good quality men’s and women’s clothing and shoes good quality furniture children’s clothing, toys and games with all of the pieces non-pierced jewellery belts, handbag unwanted gifts small household electricals large household electricals If you want to check any items with us, please call us on 01267 225995 or email us Would you take a sofa without fire labels? No we can not due to the. Regulations Please click link below. Would you take a armchair without fire labels? No we can not due to the. Regulations Please click link below. The Furniture and Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations 1988 (amended 1989 and 1993). Has mattresses got to have fire labels on? Yes they have its a blue label on the end of the bed that has a cigarette image on. Please check out image on our web page. Or click link below. Fire labels | Xcel Furniture. Carmarthen What do fire labels look like? It all depends on what it is on, please follow link to this. Fire Labels It did have a fire label but it has now gone will you still take it? I am sorry no we can not it has to be attached to the furniture. Would You take an armchair that was part of a three piece or two piece? It does depend on the armchair. what we recommend you do is email us with a photo and we will get back to you. Is there a warranty on Electricals? Yes there is a three months warranty on all of our electricals. When does my warranty start? The warranty starts from the time you have purchased your item. Are you able to collect big or bulky items? Yes we have vans that can come to you to collect goods. Please go to our contact form. Contact Us How can I make my donation worth 25% more? Gift Aid it! Gift Aid is a scheme that allows charities to reclaim tax on a donation made by a UK taxpayer. This means your donations will be worth 25% more to us at no extra cost to you. If you Gift Aid your donations we can claim back from the Government 25p for every £1 of goods you donate. There is more information on the Donate tab or just ask in store for more information. Donate I am looking for a specific item can you let me now if one comes in? I am sorry we can not do this. How ever you can check Facebook and if you do see what you are after it is better to ring us on 01267 225995. Facebook Have you got any wardrobes sofas and beds in stock? The best way to see what we have in stock is have a look at Facebook or our web site. But if you do like to ring us 01267 225995. Facebook Is it possible to send pictures of items you have please? Due to our resources we can not do it. But our Facebook and web site has the photos on them link below. Facebook Which address do you want the address I live in or the address the items are in? The address we would like is the one we are picking up items from. But if you are Gift Aiding we would like yours as well. there is a form on this web site which you can attach with your email link below. Gift aid form How much does your items cost? Our items very in price if you would like to look at our Facebook it has the price there. Link below Facebook Do I have to book a appointment to come down? No you don't have to book to come down just make sure it when we are open please check web site for times. Do you offer removal service? No we do not offer removal service.

  • Customers Photos | Xcel Furniture. Carmarthen

    Have a look what our customers have done. Why not come down to XCEL FURNITURE pick up a bargain and be creative. If you can send us photos before and after that will be great. You might see your photos here on this page then you can tell your friends.

  • Gift Aid Agreement Form | Xcel Furniture. Carmarthen

    Why not read it before downloading GIFT AID AGREEMENT ​ I wish Towy Community Church Limited t/a Xcel Furniture to act as my agent in offering my goods for sale, at a charge of 5% commission plus VAT which shall be deducted from the proceeds of sale. ​ I am not acting as a business in bringing goods in for sale to a Towy Community Church Limited t/a Xcel Furniture shop, and the goods which I am offering are my own to give and do not belong to another household. ​ I confirm that I am at least 18 years old and understand that this agency agreement is a legally binding contract. ​ I understand that if Towy Community Church Limited t/a Xcel Furniture are unable to sell any of the goods they will have the right to dispose of the goods as they see fit, and that Towy Community Church Limited t/a Xcel Furniture will not be responsible for any loss or damage to any goods brought into the shop for sale. ​ As legal and beneficial owner of the goods until they are sold, I understand that I have the right to keep all of the net proceeds of the sale but can choose to donate all or part of the proceeds, if I wish. I understand that this right is limited by the following terms of this agreement. ​ I agree that if the total value of the money raised, after deduction of Commission and VAT (Net Sales Proceeds), from the sale of my goods in any tax year is equal to or less than £100, the Net Sales Proceeds will be treated as a donation to Towy Community Church Limited t/a Xcel Furniture. ​ I agree that Towy Community Church Limited t/a Xcel Furniture will not write to me to confirm donations, if the Net Sales Proceeds from the sale of my goods in any tax year is equal to or less than £100. ​ I understand that Towy Community Church Limited t/a Xcel Furniture will contact me, if the Net Sales Proceeds are in excess of £100, to give me the opportunity to donate the proceeds in excess of £100. ​ I understand that Towy Community Church Limited t/a Xcel Furniture will send me an end of tax year notification, even if monies raised are less than £100, detailing the Net Sales Proceeds and Gift Aid reclaimed in that tax year. ​ Either I or Towy Community Church Limited t/a Xcel Furniture may terminate this Agreement at any time. I agree to give Towy Community Church written or verbal notice if I wish to terminate this Agreement. ​ I understand that Towy Community Church Limited t/a Xcel Furniture may vary the terms of this Agreement at any time, and I will receive notification only in the event of a significant change. I understand that the most recent information can be found on request at a Towy Community Church Limited t/a Xcel Furniture shop, or on the Xcel Furniture website. ​ If I have supplied my email address, I understand Towy Community Church Limited t/a Xcel Furniture will use it to send me donation and end of tax year notifications.

  • Gift Aid Information | Xcel Furniture. Carmarthen

    Why not read it before downloading Gift Aid Information and FAQ Gift Aid is one of the simplest and easiest ways of giving to a charity. It is a scheme approved by HMRC which allows us to claim an extra 25p for every £1 that we collect from the sale of goods you donate to us – as long as you pay at least that amount of tax, appoint Towy Community Church Limited t/a Xcel Furniture shop, to act as your agent and give us permission to claim. This is at no cost to you! For example: If Towy Community Church Limited t/a Xcel Furniture shop, sell the goods you donate to us for £20. We can then claim an extra £4.94 from HMRC (25% less a 1% + vat commission) making your gift worth £24.94 to us. Remember this is at no extra cost to you! How do I know if I am a taxpayer? If you have a salary, savings in a bank/building society, investments or a pension you may be a taxpayer. Your payslip, bank/building society or investment statement will show the tax you have paid. What do I have to do? All you have to do is complete a single Gift Aid Declaration which confirms that Towy Community Church Limited t/a Xcel Furniture shop, can act as your agent and sell the goods you donate to us, we the charity can claim back tax on the sale proceeds of your donation. Will this affect my tax status? No. As a taxpayer any donation you make to a charity has already had an element of tax removed from it, usually by way of income tax. What the Gift Aid scheme does is give back some of the tax to boost the value of your gift. Can I Gift Aid my donations if I am a higher rate taxpayer? Yes. You can then personally claim tax relief on the difference between your higher tax and the basic rate on your tax assessment form. What if I have agreed to Gift Aid to another charity? You can support as many UK charities as you like through Gift Aid. You just need to return a declaration to each charity that you support and be paying enough tax during the year to cover your total annual donations. Can I cancel my declaration? Yes. To do so just contact Xcel Furniture on , send a letter to our head office or by telephoning 01267 225995. Further information regarding Gift Aid can be found on the HMRC website. Thank you for your