Help save the planet and save money

Help save the planet and save money

Are you interested in stretching your household budget further, whilst also addressing the issue of food waste? Then join one of the new community Food Clubs now running in Woodhatch, Redhill, Horley, Preston and Merstham.

The Food Clubs are working with FareShare to distribute food that can be turned into meals, saving you money whilst also cutting down on food waste. They are an initiative of the Community Development Team at Reigate & Banstead Borough Council, who have joined up with a range of local partners.

How it works

  • You become a member of the Food Club – paying £1 for a full year’s membership
  • The Food Club runs weekly. Each time you visit, you pay a further £2 for a selection of food
  • The food you receive will have a minimum value of between £10 – £14 and will include fresh vegetables and fruit, subject to availability
  • Please bring your own bag if possible.

Who can join a Food Club?

To join a Food Club, you must be a local resident wanting to save on your household spending. This may be because you are on a low income, benefits (including state pension) or are finding yourself in temporary financial difficulties.

The club is open to you to self-refer, but you will need to speak to a staff member on your first visit or beforehand to register. Your membership allows for one household member to access food once a week.

If you would like to join a Food Club, please email

When and Where

Woodhatch Food Club

  • Wednesdays 1pm – 2.15pm
  • Woodhatch Community Centre, Whitebeam Drive, Reigate, RH2 7LS

Redhill Food Club

  • Wednesdays 1pm – 2.30pm
  • Redhill Baptist Church, Hatchlands Road, Redhill RH1 6AE

Horley Food Club

  • Fridays 12 noon – 1.45pm
  • Regent House, Albert Road, Horley, RH6 7JA

Preston Food Club

  • Fridays 1.30pm – 3pm
  • St Marks Church, St Marks Road, Tadworth, KT18 5RD

Merstham Food Club

  • Wednesdays 1pm – 2.30pm
  • Merstham Community Hub, 2b Portland Drive, Merstham, RH1 3JB