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North Ayrshire: 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

Grafix Hair Studios

40 Main Street, Kilwinning, KA13 6AQ
Tel: 01294 558380

Sell gift vouchers.


8 Frazer Street, Largs, KA12 8AN
Tel: 01475 686850

Sell gift vouchers.


4 Frazer Street, Largs, KA30 9HP
Tel: 01475 689104

Sell gift vouchers.


1 Pennyburn Local Centre, Kilwinning, KA13 6TA
Tel: 01294 559 363

Sell gift vouchers.

Hair Design Centre

2 Winton Street, Saltcoats, K22 5BN
Tel: 01294 463 067

Sell gift vouchers.


Leisure Activities

Auchenharvie Leisure Centre

Saltcoats Road, Stevenston, KA20 3JR
Tel: 01294 605126


Garnock Swimming Pool

Ladysmith Road, Kilbirnie, KA25 6BJ
Tel: 01505 683304


The Magnum Leisure Centre

Harbourside, Irvine, KA12 8PP
Tel: 01294 278381


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Days Out

North Ayrshire Museum

Manse Street, Saltcoats, KA21 5AA


Isle of Arran Distillery

Lochranze, Isle of Arran, KA27 8HJ
Tel: 01770 830264  


Brodick Castle and Country Park

Brodick, Isle of Arran, KA27 8HY


Vikingar! Visitor Centre

Greenoch Road, Largs, KA30 8QL
Tel: 01475 689777  



Cinema Tickets

Apollo Cinema

Esplanade, Winton Circus, Saltcoats, KA21 5DA
Tel: 01294 471777


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Theatre Tickets

Harbour Arts Centre

Barnet House, 114-116 Harbour St, KA12 8PZ
Tel: 01294 274059


Magnum Theatre

Hardourside, Irvine, KA12 8PP
Tel: 01294 313010


Barrfields Pavilion Theatre

Vikingar, Greenock Rd, Largs, KA30 8QL
Tel: 01475 689777


Theatre Tokens

Tel: 020 7240 8800

Can be used at theatres across Scotland.


Music or Book Vouchers


Unit 51c Rivergate Centre, Irvine, KA12 8AU
Tel: 01294 279564



6b Aitken St, Largs, KA30 8AU
Tel: 01475 673510



30-32 Dock Head St, Saltcoats, KA21 5EG
Tel: 01294 463108


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

Blockbuster Entertainment

9 Riverway Retail Park, Riverway, Irvine, KA12 8AG
Tel: 01294 276058


Global Video

6 Aitken Street, Largs, KA30 8AU
Tel: 01475 676193


Global Video

168 High Street, Irvine, KA12 8AN
Tel: 01294 279798


Global Video

46 Hamilton Street, Saltcoats, KA21 5DS
Tel: 01294 468163


Global Video

2-4 Craighouse Square, Kilbirnie, KA25 7AF
Tel: 01505 685215



Tool Hire

MBS Building & Timber Supplies

The Old Pier, Whiting Bay, Isle Of Arran, KA27 8PR
Tel: 01770 700202


Trigon Tool Hire

Unit 3a, 3 Kyle Road, Irvine, KA12 8JF
Tel: 01294 277105


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Clothes Hire

Bridal Path

Townhead St, Stevenston, KA20 3AG
Tel: 01294 462633

Men's clothing hire

Tracy's Design and Alterations

16 Windmill St, Saltcoats, KA21 5EN
Tel: 01294 468877

Men's clothing hire



Skelmorlie Library

Skelmorlie Castle Rd, Skelmorlie, PA17 5AH
Tel: 01475 520493


Beith Library

39-41 Main St, Beith, KA15 2AD
Tel: 01505 503613


Dalry Library

The Cross, Dalry, KA24 5AL
Tel: 01294 833196


Kilwinning Library

St.Winning's Lane, Kilwinning, KA13 6EP
Tel: 01294 554699


Irvine Library

Cunninghame House, Irvine, KA12 8EE
Tel: 01294 324251


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