Our Didcot hub is based at SOFEA, one mile from the Didcot train station. The main focus of the hubs is on wiping securely and refurbishing laptops, tablets and phones that have been donated by businesses or members of the public.
Services available at this hub
We are pleased to accept laptops, tablets and phones, in good working condition. For full details, see our documents on what devices we can accept.
Through the hub, we provide devices to people who have been referred to us by organisations, and occasionally directly to individuals. If your organisation is working with an individual or individuals who need a device and are not financially able to purchase one, please contact us.
As well as wiping and supplying devices, the hub can also give advice about the other aspects of getting online. They may be able to suggest the best deals for data and connection costs, and give advice about local organisations who offer training and support.
Want to donate a device?
Don’t forget to check what devices we can accept:
Enter the information about your device below.
How to wipe a digital device
We wipe all devices that are given to us to a high level of security. However, there are some steps we advise you to take before bringing your device to us. Remember to save any files or photos that you may want in the future, as these will no longer be available after the device has been wiped. For detailed information about how to wipe your data from your device before donating it, please see our downloadable guidance documents below.
Wiping a mobile phone
There are some simple steps that you can take yourself to return your phone to its factory settings.
Wiping a tablet
Download our guide to follow some easy steps to reset your tablet and remove your data.
Wiping a laptop
While it is not a substitute for the secure wiping process we use, we advise you to take some steps yourself to wipe your data before donating your laptop to us. Please see our step-by-step guide on how to do this.