RECOVER 'Up-cycling furniture & lives'

RECOVER is a vibrant, exciting & inspirational furniture up-cycling Social Enterprise with a fabulous artisan workshop / showroom in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire.
At it's heart is our commitment to sustainability by up-cycling unwanted furniture or working with donated & reclaimed materials.
We 'up-cycle lives' by offering our volunteers the opportunity to learn new skills, delelop self esteem, confidence & pathways to employment.
Creativity, fun & professionalism are encouraged & are evident in our splendid 'one of a kind' items

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Unit 19 Tewin Court
Tewin Road
Welwyn Garden City

Telephone: 01707 322 103

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My News

Open every Saturday 10am-4pm / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-01-15T00:00:00Z">Tue 15 Jan 2019</span>Open every Saturday 10am-4pm / Tue 15 Jan 2019

In addition to our normal workshop hours we also open every Saturday from 10am-4pm for visitors to browse, purchase and get inspired. Always half our online prices for in person purchases. We had over 60 visitors last S...

New leaflet with current opening days, times &amp; events / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2018-03-17T00:00:00Z">Sat 17 Mar 2018</span>New leaflet with current opening days, times & events / Sat 17 Mar 2018

We have a new leaflet with all the current opening days, times, markets, workshops, supporters & other information. Please pop in & grab a few to give out to anyone who you feel may find them useful.

Xmas stocking workshop for Grandparents / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2017-12-13T00:00:00Z">Wed 13 Dec 2017</span>Xmas stocking workshop for Grandparents / Wed 13 Dec 2017

Last Saturday we held a Free Xmas stocking workshop for Grandparents which was a blast. Following the great feedback and interest in our workshops for people in the Community we will be running a series of Fusion Mineral...

My Events

Free fabric giveaway day, 1st of 2019 / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-03-02T00:00:00Z">Sat 02 Mar 2019</span>Free fabric giveaway day, 1st of 2019 / Sat 02 Mar 2019

Our first free fabric giveaway of 2019, new designer fabric offcuts perfect for crafters, sewing bees, quilters, upholstery students. Recommend getting here early (open 10am) as previously very well attended.

Last FREE fabric giveaway event of 2018 / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2018-12-08T00:00:00Z">Sat 08 Dec 2018</span>Last FREE fabric giveaway event of 2018 / Sat 08 Dec 2018

This Saturday we are holding our last FREE fabric giveaway day of 2018 from 10am - 4pm. All latest current designer fabrics, many large pieces (1-5 metres). These have been very well attended in the past with everythin...

Recover&apos;s 4th Free fabric giveaway / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2018-08-04T00:00:00Z">Sat 04 Aug 2018</span>Recover's 4th Free fabric giveaway / Sat 04 Aug 2018

Please spread the news to your friends... and if you missed out last time or need some more - here it is! This Saturday 4th August, 10am -4pm we are having our 4th FREE FABRIC Giveaway. Just like last time we have sorte...

My Opportunities

Welcoming new Team Members / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2018-12-31T00:00:00Z">Mon 31 Dec 2018</span>Welcoming new Team Members / Mon 31 Dec 2018

With support & working in Partnership with David Lloyd, Police & Crime Commissioner for Hertfordshire we would like to invite victims of reported & unreported crimes to visit our workshop. Your visit will be treated wit...

Recover invites local Trustees / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2018-03-31T00:00:00Z">Sat 31 Mar 2018</span>Recover invites local Trustees / Sat 31 Mar 2018

The Recover Team launched as a project managed by Change, Grow, Live (CGL) in 2012/13, supporting vulnerable adults improve their wellbeing and find pathways to meaningful employment. The original plan was phased: Ye...

More FREE workshops starting in January / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2017-01-16T00:00:00Z">Mon 16 Jan 2017</span>More FREE workshops starting in January / Mon 16 Jan 2017

Our first day back & look what we are offering again for the New Year - more of our FREE workshops. Click here to see images & read the reviews on the workshops we completed recently..…/...

My Videos

Tutorial - Coffee Sack &amp; Habitat Fabric Luxury Cushion Up-CycleTutorial - Coffee Sack & Habitat Fabric Luxury Cushion Up-Cycle

The Team at RECOVER featured in time lapse video producing our latest limited edition luxury cushions. Accompanied by catchy Brazilian music.

Up-cycling deck chair competitionUp-cycling deck chair competition

We received an email from Tahera at the Marketing - Brand Awareness department off the Ocean Finance Group (A large UK Credit card Company); here's an excerpt: "I am currently in the process of setting up a campaign t...

My Audio

Volunteer stories at RECOVERVolunteer stories at RECOVER

A magically produced and edited pod-cast by the highly acclaimed Steve Urquhart - featuring RECOVER's "Up-cycling Lives" mission in the Volunteers own words.