Bringing up a child can be expensive. Our NCT Nearly New Sales are the perfect solution, offering affordable preloved maternity, baby and children’s clothes, toys and essentials.

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Our NCT Nearly New Sales are a great place to save money and by shopping or selling at an NCT Nearly New Sale, you will also be helping to support parents in your local community.  

The money raised through our sales helps support local NCT community groups as well as national projects like the NCT infant feeding line, NCT campaigns and parent information. 

At our NCT Nearly New Sales you will find a wide range of quality second hand baby and maternity items. You might even be able to pick up some designer items at bargain prices!

As a small thank you for your support, we offer early entry at our sales for NCT members. Find out more about becoming an NCT member


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Top tips from experienced Nearly New Sale shoppers

Come prepared!

Prioritise the things you need to get. Know your baby and child’s size and how it relates to the season’s clothes.

Remember your NCT membership details

NCT members get an early start to their shopping at all sales so don’t leave your membership number at home! Check out your local NCT Nearly New Sale for members’ opening times.​​​​​

Bring cash

Lots of sales now use card machines to take payments, but it’s always worth bringing cash just in case, especially for cake and tea. Check the Nearly New Sale in your area to see what the payment options are.

All money raised will help fund local parent activities, our national helplines, other essential services and campaigns.

Getting involved

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Volunteer at your Nearly New Sales

Nearly New Sales really help parents and the whole of NCT, and they’re not possible without volunteers. 

There’s a way to help that suits everyone, from helping to promote the sale, baking a cake, helping to set up or clear up, to helping at the tills. Your local sale will have a role to suit you.  

Find out how you can help by contacting your local branch or visiting our volunteering page.

Become a seller

Become a seller

Make some money for selling items you no longer need. It’s a great way to help other parents, NCT and avoid landfill.

To become a seller at your local Nearly New Sale, you will need to contact your local branch. They will be able to tell you about their next sales and how you can register to become a seller.

Find out more about becoming a seller.

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Advertise at a Nearly New Sale

Over 20,000 expectant and new parents attend NCT Nearly New Sales every year. Each sale responds to local needs and is slightly different.

The best way to find out more about advertising options and rates is to contact the local Nearly New Sale team directly. 

Find your next local NCT Nearly New Sale by entering your postcode in the search form above.

Find an upcoming NCT Nearly New Sale

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09 Dec
10:30am - 12:00pm
Desborough Hall, Tring School, Tring, HP23 5JD
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23 Mar
2:30pm - 4:00pm
St Jude's Church, Nottingham (Mapperley), NG3 5HE
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13 Apr
10:30am - 12:30pm
DeMontfort School, Evesham, WR11 1DL
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21 Apr
10:30am - 12:00pm
Camelsdale Primary School, Haslemere, GU27 3RN
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21 Apr
12:45pm - 3:00pm
Badger Farm Community Centre, Winchester, SO22 4QB
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27 Apr
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Flitwick Village Hall, Flitwick, MK45 1HP
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