News from Hungerford High Street – April 2018

Latest news from the great independent retailers on Hungerford High Street.

Martin & The Magpie

An inspiring range of workshops at the lovely florists next to the railway bridge from Houseplants 101 for anyone with a black thumb to plant painting with Jane Corbett to macrame plant hangers and Martin’s famous flower crown workshops.

Click here to book, call Martin on 01488 681062 or pop in.


Orange Key Architectural Design

Just a few doors up the cuttings next to Martin and the Magpie you will find the friendly Orange Key Architectural Design office.

They can give you all the advice you need about extending your property. Here is their Guide to Home Extensions: First Steps including budget, planning permission, permitted development and listed buildings.

For more information contact them on 01488 682918 or

Montagues Hair Design

Up at the top of the High Street, Montagues Hair & Make-Up Design is sharing useful busy day hair tips this month to help you make every day a good hair day even when you’re busy (and perhaps stressed during the school holidays..?)

They are also offering a lucky winner a free blowdry/hairup and make-over. All you have to do is like their Montagues facebook page and when 400 people like the page, a lucky wner will be selected by random.

 Belle Chic

Belle Chic Health & Beauty Salon (above Montagues) offers a range of treatments including Dermologica facials, massage, threading, tinting and waxing.

April treatment of the month offer
Back by popular demand: Book a luxury pedicure and get a free eyebrow shape at the same time for just £38.

This is their most popular treatment of the month, so don’t delay book now to avoid disappointment. To book: call 01488 686655.

Hungerford Bookshop

Emma and Alex at Hungerford Bookshop have lots of great author talks coming up:

White King: Charles I, Traitor, Murderer, Martyr – Tues 17 April

Great Voyages true daring adventures from history – Sat 28 April

Clare Hastings’ Gardening Life – Thurs 3 May

They also offer a fab gift recommendation, wrapping and posting service (which we have used several times for last minute family birthday presents). You can even order and pay by phone on 01488 683480. Their ‘Book for all Seasons’ gift package: a book a month (or bi-monthly) delivered to your door. Email them for more information.

Farewise Travel

There is still time to grab some good prices and special offers for holidays later this year. So do pop into our office under the railway bridge for a friendly chat and we will see what we can kind to suit you – or call us on 01488 686858.

There is a huge choice of experiences across the far reaches of the world and Fare Wise Travel have an expert team to help choose the right holiday at the right price for you.

The Naked Grape

The Naked Grape is always showcasing many wines, fizz and gin discovered by MD Simon Evans

Drop in to try something new and exciting at The Naked Grape open 7 days a week on the High Street (0pposite Barclays Bank).





The Butchers

The sad news is that Hungerford Butcher has closed but the good news is that Christian Alba Traditional Butchers will be opening hopefully early May. Christian was previously manager of the award-winning Michael Hart & Sons Butcher in Cirencester. He is currently looking to hire a Counter Hand and an experienced Butcher five days a week, Tuesday to Saturday. Please contact Christian on 07884 001887 or 01488 680970.

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