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East Renfrewshire: Use Services

You can help to reduce waste by making use of the wide range of services that are available. Select the options below to find out about buying gift vouchers and experiences instead of presents, or to find out how you can hire a wide range of household items.



Gift Vouchers & Experiences

‘Low’ or ‘no’ waste presents such as the gift vouchers or gift experiences suggested below can be good alternatives to large, packaged presents.

Health & Beauty Salons

Absolutely Fabulous

110, Ayr Road, Newton Mearns, G77 6EG
Tel: 0141 616 4000

Sell gift vouchers.

Havanna Tan and Beauty

54 Aurs Drive, Barrhead, Glasgow, G78 2LW
Tel: 0141 580 0990

Sell gift vouchers.

Sano Spa

6 Benview Road, Clarkston Toll, Glasgow, G76 7PP
Tel: 0141 560 3447

Sell gift vouchers.

Calla Beauty

9 Eaglesham Rd, Clarkston, Glasgow, G76 7BU
Tel: 0141 644 0088

Sell gift vouchers.

City Beach

182 Fenwick Rd, Giffnock, Glasgow, G46 6XF
Tel: 0141 6388900

Sell gift vouchers.

Hair Mirage

31 Kennishead Rd, Giffnock,
Thornliebank, Glasgow, G46 8NX
Tel: 0141 638 5700

Sell gift vouchers.

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Leisure Activities

Barrhead Sport Centre

Main Street, Barrhead, G78 1SW
Tel: 0141 5801174


Eastwood Recreation Centre

Eastwood Park Rouken, Glen Road, Giffnock, G46 6UG
Tel: 0141 5774956


Neilston Leisure Centre

Main Street, Neilston, G78 3NN
Tel: 0141 5774811



Theatre Tickets

Theatre Tokens

Tel: 020 7240 8800

Can be used at theatres across Scotland.


Music or Book Vouchers


214-218 Main Street, Rutherglen, G73 2HS
Tel: 0141 647 1481


Ottakar's Bookstore

38 Avenue Centre, Newton Mearns, G77 6EY
Tel: 0141 616 3933


National Book Tokens

Database of bookshops that sell book tokens.

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Hire Shops

In many instances hiring items such as videos, tools, glasses, clothes or books makes more sense than buying brand new, and can help to reduce waste.

Video/DVD Hire

Global Video

170-174 Main Street, Barrhead, G78 1SL
Tel: 0141 876 1112


Global Video

17 Broomburn Drive, Newton Mearns, G77 5JQ
Tel: 0141 639 8957


Global Video

4Unit 2, Harvie Avenue, Newton Mearns, G77 6TR
Tel: 0141 616 0699


Global Video

178 Fenwick Road, Giffnock, G46 6XF
Tel: 0141 621 0193


Video Drive In

52 Busby Road, Clarkston, G76 7AT
Tel: 0141 621 2800


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Clothes Hire


43 Stamperland Crescent, Clarkston, G76 8LH
Tel: 0141 6211110

Men's and Ladies Hire

A Crawford & Sons

2 Eastwoodmains Rd, Giffnock, G46 6QF
Tel: 0141 571 7708




Neilston Library

Main Street, Neilston, G78 3NN
Tel: 0141 577 4981


Thornliebank Community Library

1 Spiersbridge Road, Thornliebank, G46 7SJ
Tel: 0141 577 4983


Mearns Community Library

McKinley Place, Newton Mearns, G77 6EZ
Tel: 0141 577 4979


Busby Library

Duff Memorial Buildings, Main Street,
Clarkston, G76 8DX
Tel: 0141 577 4971


Clarkston Community Library

Clarkston Road, Clarkston, G76 8NE
Tel: 0141 577 4972


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