Welcome to COATS Crowthorne. We are a local charity set up in 1966 to provide a Centre to meet and socialise for the local Senior community. The Centre provides companionship, healthy lunches, teas, stimulating activities, entertainment and services for older people in the local community in addition to providing respite for their carers. Find out more.
PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE COVID-19 GUIDELINES THE CENTRE IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, WITH THE SHOP REOPENING ON APRIL 12
GROW A SUNFLOWER AND SUPPORT COATS!
March 23, 2021
COATS is delighted to have been chosen by SQUIRES Garden Centres as one of the
charities to be supported under their "Grow a Sunflower" event during April.
SQUIRES are offering children a free pack of sunflower seeds in April in return for a donation to COATS
Collect a FREE pack of sunflower seeds at Squire’s in April and donate to COATS.
Pick up a free pack of sunflower seeds and a growing guide from Squire’s Garden Centre
Information Desk from 1-30 April. One pack of sunflower seeds per child, under 16’s
only, while stocks last.
A donation to Squire’s local charity, COATS, is invited, simply pop some cash into the
collection box. Your donation will go directly to COATS plus an additional 30p from each
pack of seeds will go to BBC Children in Need, who support children and young people in
communities right across the UK.
Plant seeds at home
Follow the growing guide which contains expert tips to ensure that your sunflowers reach
for the sky! With many seeds in each pack your garden could soon be transformed into a
swath of bright yellow cheery sunflowers, which your child can grow and nurture.
Enter the competition in August to win £100!
Take a photo of your child next to their tallest sunflower between 1-20 August 2021.
Ensure you include a measuring tape that clearly shows the sunflowers height. Email
your photo to or post it on Squire’s Facebook
or Instagram page. Full details can be found on the growing guide or at
www.squiresgardencentres.co.uk. The winner will be announced on 27 August and will
receive a £100 gift voucher to spend at Squire’s! There are also 2 Runners Up prizes of a
£50 gift voucher to spend at Squire’s.
FROM APRIL 12, OUR SHOP WILL REOPEN IN THE COATS CENTRE
March 31, 2021
From Monday 12 April we plan to reopen our Pop Up Shop in the COATS Centre with a ‘Moving Out Half Price Sale’. During the sale we will be accepting donations in the morning only, from 09.30 – 12.30. Last day of the sale will be Tuesday 27 April. Opening hours will be 9.30 to 3.30 Monday to Friday and 9.30 to 12.30 Saturdays. Please pay by card.
We will reopen in our High Street shop on Tuesday 4 May (opening hours as above), when we will be accepting 2 bags/boxes of donations, Mornings only. Thank you.
COATS Shop Coordinator
The COATS Centre, Pinewood Avenue, Crowthorne, RG45 6RQ
CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO COVID-19
We normally open Monday to Thursday from 9am to 4pm. and Friday 9am to 2:30pm (Closed on Public Holidays) and provide:
Fresh home cooked 2 or 3 course lunch at minimal cost. (£6). See Sample Menus.
Afternoon activities: including bowls, skittles, bingo, quizzes and keep fit. See Sample Activities.
Entertainers, including keyboard players, speakers, choirs and slide shows.
If you live in the Crowthorne area, we also provide a Minibus service from your front door to the Centre for just £3 per day.