Press Release

Date: 9 June 2014


Preloved Celebrates Its 16th Birthday, the UK's most dedicated classified ad site, is celebrating its 16th birthday on Saturday 21st June.

As part of the birthday celebration, Preloved would like to reward its members and visitors and has various surprises in store for the day including competitions, added benefits and community building activities. was one of the first classifed ad sites in the UK and has been a market leader in the acts of selling, recycling and saving money for the last 16 years. They continue to pride themselves in providing a hassle free service for members to buy and sell a vast selection of goods across over 500 categories. There were over 3 million adverts placed in the last twelve months, and Preloved has seen phenomenal growth in the last two years with over half of all ads ever created placed after 21st June 2012.

This leading classified ad site has also become a market leader for the sale and re-homing of pets, horses and livestock, finding homes for thousands of dogs, cats, horses and smaller pets across the UK. is passionate about pets and has been accepting adverts for animals since 1998. Preloved operates the strictest animal welfare checks to ensure robust regulations are in place within the ad creation process so animals are bought and rehomed safely. As part of their Preloved Pet Pledge, Preloved also continue to provide up to date animal welfare information for all members and visitors by sourcing information from relevant authorities.

To combat the increasing fees for those buying and selling property, in April this year Preloved made it their mission to be your perfect property partner by allowing ANYONE to advertise and respond to adverts in the Property and Accomodation section for FREE in their Open House Month. Due to the site's determination to disrupt the property market, Preloved then went on to extend the offer until the end of the year.

Preloved is a passionate and dedicated classifed site that looks forward to continuing to invest in their strong and lively community. They plan to continue their current efforts across all categories including pets and second hand goods, but also look forward to evolving the site's dedication towards new subjects including recycling and property.





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Notes to Editors

Preloved is the UK's most passionate buying and selling site. Started in 1998, Preloved has grown to become the UK's leading second hand website with hundreds of thousands of adverts in over 500 categories. Each month the site attracts over 5 million unique visitors. As a community-based advertising site it has over 2 million active members. Preloved is ranked amongst the top 500 most visited sites in the UK. 

For buying or selling second hand, Preloved is the UK's destination website. It also recently launched a fee-free property service to disrupt the property market to deliver value for users.

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