Background and contacts

About Gumtree

Gumtree is the UK’s #1 classifieds website, used by 1 in 3 adults every month. With over 1.8 million ads on the site, it’s the perfect place to buy or sell secondhand goods and cars. Customers can also find ads for a wide range of jobs, properties to rent and buy, professional services, community events and more. 32% of the UK digital population visited Gumtree in November 2015** and current figures show the Gumtree smartphone app, launched in 2012, has been downloaded over 11.8 million times. Gumtree are set to strengthen their relationships with third party organisations such as ActionFraud during 2016.

About The Digital Newsroom

The Gumtree Digital Newsroom is a simple and useful resource for you to keep track of all the latest news stories. High resolution images and complete press releases are available to download from here, and you can connect with our various social media profiles easily. Suggestions for improvements are welcome.

Contact Details

Ali Maynard & Julian Obubo
Manifest London
0203 1379 270


Save The Date: National Upcycling Day- 24th June

Upcycling is in! It’s no secret that everyone is looking to save money where they can, while at the same time taking control of their purse strings by getting creative and being sure never to settle for second best! What this has created is a thriving community of upcyclers: like minded people creating beautiful products and inspiring the rest of us to innovate and create on a budget.

At Gumtree, we want to celebrate the artistry and ingenuity of upcyclers, this is why as part of National Recycling Week (June 22-28) we’re campaigning for the UK’s first National Upcycling Day to be held on 24th June. 

To build up support for the day, we have challenged a group of leading bloggers and hobbyists to upcycle any item of their choice sourced from Gumtree. Their unique creations will be showcased at the Gumtree Blogger Upcycle Challenge which is being held on 16th June, 2015 at White Space, London. Upcycling expert and designer Max McMurdo will be on hand to share his thoughts on the state of upcycling in Britain today as well as pick a winning item from the showcase.

Do get in touch if you’d like to be put on the guestlist for the Gumtree Blogger Upcycle Challenge. At Gumtree, we have a wealth of insights on upcycling and we can assist with any articles you may be creating about it. 

Looking forward to hearing from you.

The Details

Gumtree Blogger Upcycle Challenge
Where: White Space, 5 Great Newport Street, WC2H 7HY
When: Tuesday, 16th June, 5-9pm
Follow the hashtag #UpcycleRevolution for updates on the event

Attached Files


Gumtree appoints new CRM lead, the UK’s largest classifieds website has recruited Matt Button to its growing team in the newly created role of Head of CRM. Button will work with the Gumtree marketing team and its agencies to devise and deliver a CRM strategy that acquires, nurtures, engages and retains customers across all its categories. The CRM strategy […]

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Edinburgh & Glasgow found to be in the top 10 most upcycle savvy in the UK

In time for National Upcycling Day, Gumtree has done research to reveal which cities are combatting waste through upcycling In celebration of the second annual National Upcycling Day which takes place this Friday (24th June), Gumtree is encouraging households across the country to consider upcycling items otherwise destined for a landfill. Whilst the sales of […]

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