RataPlan has 24 thrift shops in North Holland, South Holland and Flevoland. In addition, RataPlan manages 48 monitored NS bicycle parking facilities across the country. The thrift shops and bicycle shelters aim to provide work for people with a large distance to the labour market. RataPlan provides work experience and job training for these people and promotes the reuse of items. The nonprofit organisation RataPlan is an independent foundation that focuses on creating opportunities for people and the environment.
Unique thrift items
The 24 thrift shops of RataPlan offer new unique items every day. At the thrift shops you can find: clothing, furniture, audio equipment, bicycles, toys, household items, curiosities, books and much more. Every day we have new items in the store. If you did not find what you were looking for one day, it could just be in the store within a few days. In addition to the wide range of products, we also offer the option to repair your bicycle. View here which stores have a bicycle mechanic to have. Finally, there is a collaboration with CoolBlue. read here what this collaboration entails.
Since 2007 RataPlan manages multiple bicycle parking facilities and shops for the Dutch Railways in various municipalities. You can go here for maintenance and repairs on your bike. The bicycle parking facilities also offer the possibility to park your bicycle. And finally you can go there for renting your own and / or public transport bicycles.