Recycling lumber, Reducing landfill, Restoring lives

Taking lives and goods that others would discard, and provide the means to see those lives and goods renewed and become a valued part of our community

Recycling lumber,

Reducing landfill,

Restoring lives

Recycling lumber,

Reducing landfill,

Restoring lives

A new registered charity for South Essex working to change lives by helping to relieve unemployment and poverty

New Life Wood – Supported by local churches, we will be providing work placement opportunities in the communities for people who find it difficult to access the job market and often fall into poverty, especially those with a past history of offending; mental health problems and, if possible, others who struggle to gain employment because of past problems.

Through this work experience in our not for profit wood recycling project we will offer them training, mentoring and life/employment skills as well as day to day money management support and guidance.

Box making demo in 30 sec

Making a box in less than 30 seconds...Paolo giving a demo of how we make our storage crates. They're assembled using only workshop off-cuts of recalimed scaffold boards, joists and floor boards - that's double recycling! Available in our shop.

Posted by The Wood Store - Brighton & Hove Wood Recycling Project on Friday, 10 June 2016

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As a registered charity, all of our profits will be re-invested back into the project. All donations and financial gifts received will mean that we will be able to offer more work placement opportunities, train more volunteers, collect more waste wood, reduce landfill further and positively change and restore more lives in the local community. Your support and donations really will make a difference.

To make a donation please send a cheque payable to: New Life Wood’ and post to: 233 Station Road, Leigh on Sea, Essex, SS9 3BP. You can also donate by electronic transfer (BACS) – please email: and our New Life Wood account details will be forwarded to you.

2 months ago

New Life Wood

Doesn't our first New Life Wood collection truck look great! All she needs now is a 'name' - so why not drop us a line with your suggestions? No prize for the winner - other than the kudos that if your choice of name is chosen you will see 'her'gracing the streets of Essex very soon! ... See MoreSee Less

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“I volunteer for New Life Wood where I can really make a difference for those struggling with poverty and unemployment, and who deserve a second chance.”

Colin, Rochford

“I think the work that New Life Wood will be doing to help positively change people lives and protect the environment is nothing short of inspirational”

Diane, Leigh on Sea

Latest News

Fundraising Events

Our Curry Night on Monday 6th November raised the wonderful sum of £1058. Thanks to all those who came along on the night and contributed. Please keep checking back and our facebook page at LifeWoodEssex for details of further fundraising...

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Site news

We are still exploring site options for our premises as we really want to find the best premises in the right location - for our customers and our staff and volunteers. As soon as we have some news we will be sure to post it here and on our...

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Volunteers needed!

New Life Wood needs volunteers to help our project become a reality. Could you be the person to really help make a difference in your community, for those who are most in need? From January 2018 we will be looking for individuals to help support our work...

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