Paid Repair Services at Summer Hill

Join us for repairs at our Summer Hill location repair shop at the Inner West Sustainability Hub 7 Prospect Road Summer Hill.
Getting there: by train to Summer Hill station, or by car – there is local street parking and parking within the hub. More details and map on our Contact page (open Summer Hill tab)

***We are looking for skilled repairers. Please email if you are keen to join our team

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1% for the planet

The Bower appreciates the support of 1% for the Planet, which facilitates organisations to spend 1% of annual sales to certified environmental organisations. Their mission is ‘To accelerate smart environmental giving and prevent greenwashing’.

Sungflass Fix

Sunglass Fix

The Sunglass Fix directs 1% of their marketing budget to promoting The Bower. Sunglass Fix saves broken sunglasses going in the bin by providing a one-stop shop for for repairing broken sunglass lenses.

Electronic Repairs

Bring your broken electrical appliances for assessment and we will work with you to troubleshoot how you might fix it.

We can’t guarantee that we can repair items brought in, but we can give you an idea of what’s wrong and whether it’s repairable.

If it’s not repairable, and we stock similar items, we will give you a gift voucher to use at our Marrickville Store to choose a replacement item. Our aim is for you to leave empowered with more skills at home repairs.

Electronic Repairs with Othy - Bower Summer Hill

Furniture Repair Shop

Bring in your broken piece of furniture and our expert cabinetmaker will advise you on the best way to restore or repair it.

If it’s a simple procedure we will fix it on the spot. If it’s a more complex process, we will advise you on the best way to DIY it or give you a quote for us to fix it.

If you decide to go ahead with the quote, we will absorb your initial fee.

Justin repairing antique table - April 2024

Bike Repair Shop

Bring your bike to get assistance from our skilled bikeologist to keep your ride operating at premium performance levels. If it’s a minor item we will try to fix it on the spot.

If it will take longer, we will quote you a repair price and deduct your initial consult fee.

If we can’t economically repair your bike, we’ll give you a gift voucher to pick a replacement bike from our stock of repaired bikes.

Bike repair shop at Summer Hill

Giving Feedback

If you have been helped by one of our Repair Shops, please submit your feedback to

14-18 August, 2024

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program and highlights

Festival of Repair 2023 Opening Night 9Aug

We acknowledge the Gadigal people of the Eora nation who are the traditional custodians of this land and pay respect to Elders past, present and future and extend that respect to other Aboriginal people.