Improving lives through open gates programme

The programme is based in Glasgow, but we are more than happy to work with people from anywhere in the world!


In need of a house clearance, or simply looking to donate unwanted furniture for a better good?


We come and collect your unwated furniture, we arrange a time that's best for you, and work around your needs!


Open Gates will support prisoners and ex-prisoners through an employment and training programme.


All of the refurbished furniture can be found on our website of in our charity shop!

We have completed over 80 succesful renovations

Feel free to learn more about the Open Gates programme, and if you have any queries simply get in touch with us, we are more than happy to chat!

Why we do what we do

Learn more about our cause

Open Gates will support prisoners and ex-prisoners through an employment and training programme with the aim of reducing re-offending. Achieved through house clearance, and the selling of used and donated furniture in Glasgow.

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Services that our charity offers


We have completed numerous renovations on both retail and domestic properties to a high standard with all of the necessary accreditations.

House Clearances

We have a retail operation in Dumbarton road linked to our house clearance and renovation business based in our Warehouse.

Vocational Training

We provide vocational based training across a range of subjects with a view to transitioning our staff into full time employment.
We believe in working together

Difference made so far

Individuals who have managed to break the cycle will use their experience to mentor and support other offenders to do the same. Operating as a social enterprise, the organisation will manufacture, recycle, and upcycle furniture and white goods and sell to the general public.

Our second shop is located on 550 Dumbarton Road, G11 6RH.
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Do you have unused furniture, or simply looking for a house clerance? Please do not hesitate to contact us! Create good by donating your old furtniture today!

For good cause!

In need of house clearance?

We offer a cost effect house clearance service, and you also get to know that all of the salvegable furniture will be used towards work carried out in Open Gates programme. 

Latest News

A new dawn

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New Horizon

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