Buy & Sell your preloved items in comfort, without worrying about the weather as it's indoors at the lovely friendly Indoor Car Boot Sale! We hold these once a month, the first Saturday of every month.  Sales get booked up quickly and are well attended with visitors. Lots of fun and a superb source of making some cash or finding some bargains as well as supporting your local community! 

The Locks Heath Indoor Car Boot Sale, The Main Hall, Lockswood Community Centre, Locks Heath Shopping Village, Southampton, Hampshire, SO31 6DX

Garage Sale Clothes
Garage Sale Box
Children's Toys


Whether you're a seasoned car booter or if this is your first time, you will find hundreds, if not thousands of items from household to clothes, children's toys to collectibles, even vintage and antiques!

  • Open 10:00am - 12:00pm

  • 50p entry (under 12's Free)

  • Free Parking

  • Refreshments available

  • Cash points available nearby


A great indoor event to turn your unwanted items into some extra cash without worrying about the weather! Set up in peace before buyers arrive.

  • Set up 9:00am - 10:00am 

  • Spaces available from £10

  • Tables available for hire or you can bring your own

  • Free parking for sellers

  • Book your space using the link below, over the phone or in person at any of our events

Indoor Car Boot FAQs

What time can buyers arrive?

Buyers can arrive from 10am and the sale closes at 12:00pm.

What can you sell?

Anything that you would at a normal carboot sale really, just be aware it's inside a hall rather than a muddy field! You have a space of around six foot wide for your table and enough room to sit behind (only 2-3 people behind each stand allowed). Household items, bric a brac, clothing, antiques, vintage, toys, garden items, unwanted gifts and so much more! Sorry, but we don't allow the selling of alcohol, weapons or counterfeit items. If you are unsure please get in touch. To preserve the integrity of this traditional event, if you are a business or trader, you must contact us on 07841 660177 before booking. By keeping business and trade stalls proportionate to private sellers, we are affording visitors a better selection of pre-loved items.

How much does it cost to sell?


  • It's £10 for a six foot space (bring your own table)
  • Space for hanging rail is £4
  • Hire a 6ft table from us for £4
  • Hire a hanging rail to use for £2.50

Do I have to bring my own table?

If you don't have a table to use, you can hire one for the event when you book your space. Please make sure you add this option when you book and your table will be ready set up for you in your space on the day! We strongly urge you not to bring pasting tables as they notoriously break under the strain of items for sale. We supply at least one or two chairs for each space free of charge.

What about Parking?

The Locks Heath Shopping Village offers hundreds of free parking spaces, however please be aware that parking is restricted to 3 hours. If you are selling, you can park outside the front of the building to unload. You will need to provide your registration number in advance of the event whilst booking. This is so you will not get any charges for staying over the 3 hour period. We provide this registration number to the Locks Heath Shopping Village management team in advance of the event so please make sure that the vehicle registration you provide us is the vehicle you will be bringing on the day. There is plenty of disabled parking bays right outside the building. Disabled parking will still need to provide us with registration details. Only one vehicle can be registered for free parking for each event. If you are bringing multiple vehicles, we recommend parking outside the centre to avoid possible parking charges. Sorry, Hants Events has no responsibility for any parking tickets issued due to non-compliance.

Is there disabled access?

There is very good disabled access to the event with disabled toilets and parking readily available.

Can I cancel my booking?

Of course! Unfortunately we can not transfer bookings so if you have to cancel for any reason, here is our cancellation and refund policy: If you decide to cancel part or all of your booking before the event, you can request a refund and this will be given no matter what the reason subject to a £5 administration fee per booking (up to seven days before the event). This covers all and any unrecoverable charges, fees and costs involved as well as the risk of non - re-sale. For cancellations & refund requests seven days before the event, you will receive 50% of the booking refunded. Refund requests for cancellations made 48 hours or less before the event will not be entitled to any refunds under any circumstances. Bookings are non transferable.

Can I bring a hanging rail?

You are welcome to bring a hanging rail to sell clothes. Remember your space is 6ft wide and you must be able to fit everything you bring (including your table) in your space safely. So if your table is 6 foot wide, you will need to book extra space for your rail! You can book an additional space to bring your own hanging rail, please make sure you add this option when you book. We have a few hanging rails for hire if you do not have your own. Again, please book this at the time of booking your space.

What if I am a small business or trader?

To preserve the integrity of this traditional event, if you are a business or trader, you must contact us on 07841 660177 before booking. By keeping business and trade stalls proportionate to private sellers, we are affording visitors a better selection of pre-loved items.

What time does it close?

The sale will finish no earlier than 12:00pm. No packing away is permitted before this time.

How do I contact you?

You can contact us in any of the following ways. Email us at Phone us at 07841 660177 or 01329 484148 Or click here to send a message via the site.

How many stall will there be?

We have approximately 40 stalls at each indoor sale.

How do you advertise the event?

Glad you ask! We have thousands of flyers printed throughout the year and delivered by hand to the local area. We also cross-promote at all our other events. We have regular adverts within local magazines and newspapers. We use social media to spread the word to thousands of people around Hampshire. We also advertise on various websites that inform the public of events. We are always looking for new ways to expand the indoor car boot's reputation and welcome all suggestions.

How can I pay for a space?

You can pay in either of these ways: 1. In person at any of our events with cash. 2. Right here on the website using debit or credit card. 3. Phone us and we will process your booking via debit or credit card.

What is your privacy policy?

You can view our Privacy Policy here.

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Our indoor car boot sales are currently cancelled until further notice due to COVID. Apologies for any inconvenience and we look forward to welcoming you back as soon as we can!