Shopping on a Budget

There are plenty of ways to save money in London if you are shopping on a budget.

  • Poundland  Sells everything for £1 (there are some great bargains on dvds, household items etc). There are also some offers for items over £1.
  • Wilko Sells household, stationery, garden, toiletries, seasonal (e.g. Christmas decorations), toys, some food
  • Argos  Sells household, electrical, jewellery, toys, seasonal, garden
  • Primark  Sells clothes, accessories, home furnishings

Also

  • Ebay for household items, clothes etc
  • Gumtree for second hand items etc
  • Preloved for second hand items etc
  • Freecycle second hand items offered for free
  • Facebook groups for buying and selling in your area
  • Go to a car boot sale
  • Charity shops

Tips

  • Shop around – some places might be cheaper for some products and not for others
  • Follow the Money Saving Expert for advice on when there are sales and discounts
  • Sign up for e-newsletters. You often get a discount on your first order and are informed of sales
  • Students and apprentices can get discounts with an NUS card
  • Go to our Special Offers page
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