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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


The top ten hair-raising Halloween ads on Gumtree

Looking for a last minute Halloween inspiration? Gumtree, the UK’s largest classifieds site, has an array of haunting costumes and eerily life-like props available. From a creepy, Jeepers-inspired costume (with functioning wings) to a life-sized Jason Voorhees mannequin (Friday 13th), check out the site’s top ten eeriest Halloween ads here:

1. Jason Voorhees Mannequin 

Nothing will scare your guests more than this Jason Voorhees life size mannequin. The masked machete swinging psycho from Friday the 13th is available for £1,799, here.


Jason Voorhees mannequin


2. Jeepers Creepers Costume 

Probably one of the most chilling costumes you will see this Halloween, this Jeepers Creepers costume has wings that pull out and close with operating mechanism, as well as a movie-accurate dagger, axe and dentures that mould to your teeth. Grab it here for £750.00.

Jeepers Creepers costume


3. 6ft Talking Halloween Spooky Moving Butler

This life size 6ft talking butler will bring your spooky Halloween party to life for £275.00

Talking Butler


4.  Freddy Krueger Halloween Mask

One of films most recognisably haunting faces of course appears on the list. Unlike other Freddy masks, this one moves with your face! Available for £400.00 here.


5.  Frankenstein Party Decoration

Standing a full 7ft tall, the Frankenstein Re-Animated Corpse figure will have your guests running scared! This motion activated Horror Prop creation rocks from side to side and has the added feature of light and sound. Grab it here for £170.00.



6. Psycho Zombie Clown

There’s no clowning around with this life-sized Psycho Zombie Clown, who stands 6ft tall. He moves and his eyes light up as he speaks – freaky.  Available for just £150.00


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7.   Saw Pig 

From the gory scripts of the SAW movies, comes this terrifying Pig mask, available for just £50.

Pig mask


  8.   Couples Halloween Zombie Surgeon & Nurse Outfit

Couples Halloween costumes are becoming increasingly popular, so why not double up in this couples zombie surgeon and nurse outfit. Grab this steal for just £40.

Zombie Nurse

9.    Grim Reaper Scythe 

Become the Grim Reaper himself with this this old Scythe available for £35.



 10.    Crypt Crawler 


This evil Crypt Crawler costume comes with a cool motion mask – when you move your lips and mouth it moves too! Ideal for making a scary impact, it includes a long black robe, hood and rubber latex with pointy fingers. All for just £30


Crypt Crawler


About is the UK’s no.1 classifieds website, used by 1 in 4 adults every month. With over 1.7m ads on the site, Gumtree is the perfect place to buy or sell second hand goods and cars. The site features ads for a wide range of jobs, properties to rent and buy, professional services, community events and more. 31% of the UK digital population visited Gumtree in May 2015 and current figures show the Gumtree smartphone app, launched in 2012 has been downloaded over 10 million times

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

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