Main site > Forums > Who & Where are You? > Local MoneySaving > Wales > Singleton Car Boot Sale - Swansea (Page 1)

IMPORTANT! This is MoneySavingExpert's open forum - anyone can post

Please exercise caution & report any spam, illegal, offensive, racist, libellous post to

  • Be nice to all MoneySavers
  • All the best tips go in the MoneySavingExpert weekly email

    Plus all the new guides, deals & loopholes

  • No spam/referral links
or Login with Facebook
Singleton Car Boot Sale - Swansea
Closed Thread
Views: 11,063
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
# 1
Old 16-08-2010, 9:13 AM
MoneySaving Stalwart
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 565
Default Singleton Car Boot Sale - Swansea

Just thought it would be useful if I posted up some information here on Singleton Car Boot sale.

Location: Opposite Singleton hospital in the car park of the Welsh National Pool.
Frequency: Every Saturday
Cost: 10 per car for sellers collectible later in the morning by stewards
Time: I would say aim to get there by 6am if you want a pitch to sell as when I arrived there it was filling up very fast.

Never done a car boot before?: You just turn up there, make sure you bring a table or something to display your items on as these are not provided. Useful if you bring someone with you too so one can watch the stall as the other gets coffee/tea and can allow one another toilet breaks.

My experience - people are here for bargains, if you want to sell an item that you would like to achieve over 5 for, then leave it at home and sell it on ebay instead. I found it extremely difficult to sell good quality items for a decent price. 5 for an Xbox game isn't much, but to these bargain hunters, it was too pricey!

Last edited by foxwales; 16-08-2010 at 9:20 AM.
foxwales is offline
Report Post
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to foxwales For This Useful Post: Show me >>
# 2
Old 18-08-2010, 11:07 PM
MoneySaving Convert
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Swansea
Posts: 25

I did a boot sale there on Sat - really good and was busy, sold the majority of my stuff!!

I got there at 5.20 and got a good pitch so the earlier you get there the better!

My tip is to take a flask of coffee with you and some snacks, by the time you buy coffee etc there you're spending your earnings!! Also my other tip is dont get sucked in to selling your stuff for really rubbish prices when the dealers come round at 6ish, you'll get more when the general public start arriving later on.

Sarah x
Debts coming down slowly!! Starting to enter the comps too now hopefully will win something soon!
sweetiesarahjaneuk is offline
Report Post
# 3
Old 11-04-2011, 3:57 PM
MoneySaving Newbie
Join Date: Apr 2011
Posts: 4
Angry Singleton Car Boot Sale

As the overview states 7.00 am we arrived ready to sell at 6.45 and we were told no room, it was crazy as when we walked around later they were tables put out and left, no sign of anyone going to use them.
I was very annoyed with this and was told by the car park attendant they pay there 10.00 pounds and go I suggest something is done about this as they empty pitches had obviously had the tables etc placed out the night before
Heatherj4731 is offline
Report Post
Closed Thread


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

 Forum Jump  

Contact Us - - Archive - Privacy Statement - Top

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 12:43 PM.

 Forum Jump  

Free MoneySaving Email

Top deals: Week of 15 April 2015

Get all this & more in MoneySavingExpert's weekly email full of guides, vouchers and Deals

GET THIS FREE WEEKLY EMAIL Full of deals, guides & it's spam free

Latest News & Blogs

Martin's Twitter Feed

  • Would you buy shares in a Lloyds Bank sell off - or do you object to it? PLEASE VOTE...
  • To those reply to my Wonga profits cut tweet with "what about the 325 job losses" - see my full response here...
  • Wonga announces losses of £37m. So sorry to hear that! Happy to lend you some cash if you need it. Shall we say 5000%?

Cheap Travel Money

Find the best online rate for holiday cash with MSE's TravelMoneyMax.

Find the best online rate for your holiday cash with MoneySavingExpert's TravelMoneyMax.

MSE's Twitter Feed