REPAIR CAFÉ shopping list
Publicity: fliers, posters, banner?
Poster £17 for one,
Storage boxes, one per table £10 each
Table cloths - donated?
Table labels - t b printed
Extension lead(s) £10 each (or borrow?)
H&S kit: protective safety cover for trailing cables 3m £23
Membership of Repair Café network £43
Possible contribution to improving power supply
Monthly fee to host/manager
Volunteer expenses, e g parking, tools/servicing
For textile repairs
Ironing mat £20
Sleeve board (t b donated)
Iron (t b donated)
Sewing kit (left over from SiT and donated, but will need occasional replacements)
Sewing machines x 2 (donated, but in Dec only one fully functioning)
Sewing machine servicing/spares?
For electrical appliances
PAT electrical safety check kit £100+
+ PAT training as and when?
For china repairs/glueing
Selection of fast-drying glues
UV glue kit £15
Workbench - borrowed?
Selection of glues and screws
Sept-Oct 2022 TT & + Veolia applications
For £1000 - Set up costs, to include: necessary training (e g for using a PAT electrical safety check; equipment (many tools would be lent or brought by the repairers, but we would have to fill gaps) and supplies of, e g, screws and basic hand-tools, a selection of glues, storage boxes, extension leads, safety/protective kit for people and furniture; publicity; refreshments; membership of the International Repair Cafe network; contribution to costs of venue, e g energy, and possibly to venue improvements, e g more power points, furniture, and fee/allowance to manager(s)... (We have had much useful advice on requirements and costs from repair cafes/workshops in neighbouring boroughs.)
+ £3000 - Contribution to occasional Library of Things repair workshops in South Kingston to fill the repair gaps we can't manage and assist residents living some distance away from the town centre (we are informed that people don’t travel far to repair workshops).