Our charity shops

A picture of two dressed mannequins in the Oakham charity shop window.

Where are the shops?

Vista has opened several charity shops throughout Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. The shops sell high quality donated goods, as well as a selection of assistive technology for people with sight loss.

Our Oakham shop is now a bookshop located at 15 High Street, Oakham, LE15 6AH,  Tuesday to Saturday 10am -  3:00pm. To contact the shop, call 01572 720 843. 

Our Syston shop is located at 1258 Melton Road, Syston, Leicester, LE7 2HB, Tuesday - Saturday, 9am - 4:00pm and will close for cleaning at 1-1:30pm. To contact the shop, call 0116 264 0291. 

Our Rothley shop is located at 9 Woodgate, Rothley, Leicester, LE7 7LL, Tuesday - Saturday, 9am - 4:00pm and will close for cleaning at 1-1:30pm. To contact the shop, call 0116 237 4430. 

Our Shepshed shop is located at Unit 1, 14 Field Street, Shepshed, LE12 9AL, Tuesday - Saturday, 9am - 4:00pm and will close for cleaning at 1-1:30pm. To contact the shop, call 01509 504827.

Our Loughborough and Wigston charity shops are now closed.

Get involved

Have you got a few hours to spare each week? We’re on the lookout for enthusiastic and committed volunteers to help serve customers, sort donated stock and manage the shop floor. By lending a hand, you can help us raise vital funds, all whilst having fun and developing important skills.

There are a variety of opportunities on offer - eBay volunteers to help develop an online account, visual merchandisers to help with window and shop displays, treasure hunters to research items of value, and creative volunteers to add value to stock by upcycling.

For more information please visit our volunteering vacancies page.

Donate your unwanted goods to us

We’re on the lookout for high quality donated goods, including men, women and children’s clothing; shoes, handbags and accessories; toys; books, CDs and DVDs, and bric-a-brac items. Please drop off your donated goods at either of our charity shops, or one of our donation stations.

Don't forget you can always pop into one of our charity shops with your donations and gift aid at the same time.

Do you, your partner, family member or friend own or work at a business that could help support local people with sight loss? Get in touch with us on 0116 249 8801 – we will happily arrange to drop off the donation station, as well as collection when it is filled.

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I really look forward to working in the shop, it makes my day. I love chatting with customers and making them feel welcome.

Ray volunteers twice a week at Vista’s charity shop in Loughborough, which has become a stable part of his schedule.

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