News from Hungerford’s Independent Shops & Businesses – October 2021

Hungerford is famous for its independent shops and businesses which make the High Street worth a visit.


Shop local and help beat the fuel crisis!!  Here at Inklings on the High Street we have lots of lovely new things in stock for everyday gifts, Halloween and Christmas.  

From Sunday 17 October we will be open every Sunday until Christmas between 11am and 4pm, so you can come and shop with us 7 days a week. We look forward to seeing you.

Inklings, 122 High St, Hungerford RG17 0DL  
01488 681800 

Hungerford Printing Co

To celebrate our recent opening in the Courtyard (between Eliane’s and Hungerford Bookshop) we are running a 2022 Hungerford Calender Competition, inviting locals to submit images by 22 Oct. Please include the month they were captured. Selected images will receive a £10 voucher from the bookshop, as well as an additional £10 donated to charity.

All submissions to:

We are also offering space in our studio offices off the High Street for any local creative home businesses to rent on a weekly rotational basis. Exposed beams and whitewashed walls with loads of light, we are opening our doors to our community in the spirit of supporting local business.

All enquiries to

Phone: 01488 684337

Find us at Instagram/hungerfordprintingco and on Facebook/hungerfordprintingco

Fare Wise Travel

It’s great to see the travel scene building back up again but there is still a lot of fluctuation and uncertainty.

We still recommend that everyone book their holidays through a professional travel agent.

Please contact Veronica on 01488 686858 or or pop in. We are open Monday to Friday 10am -3pm at 19 Hungerford High St (under railway bridge).

You can also follow us at 

Honesty Coffee Shops

Hungerford is lucky to have two Honesty Coffee Shops at Barrs Yard and Herongate Club.

See here for our bread of the month and spooky cakes for Halloween.

You can now use the virtual loyalty card app ‘RWRD’ to gain stamps every time you purchase your favourite coffee from any Honesty location and have access to exclusive offers and discounts, as well as getting a free coffee!

M & P Hardware

In case we get winter power cuts make sure you check your stocks on candles, gas, paraffin, firelighters etc.  We currently have good stock (but as we all know, this can change).
We offer shoe repairs, tool sharpening and electrical repairs especially lamps.  All repairs take around a couple of days. Your winter boots need to be ready, summer tools sharpened and put away for the winter and lamps repairs ready for the long dark days.

Find us up the cuttings next to Martin & The Magpie.

Open: 9am – 5pm Mon – Sat, 10am – 1pm Sun
01488 681048 
M & P Hardware

The Emporium

We have a wonderful eclectic range of treasures at The Emporium.

If you are looking for that special piece of furniture or even jewellery do pop in for a browse as we always have something interesting to view.

01488 686959

Emporium Hungerford

Hungerford Mortgage Company

Desperate to leave home? Maybe the baby is on the way and you need a larger pad? Perhaps you want a more manageable place to live? Or are thinking about buying to let? 
Whatever stage you’re at, your circumstances are unique and wherever you want to move to, it’s supposed to be a happy experience. Sadly, all too often, it can be a confusing and stressful time – particularly where finance is concerned. Navigating the mortgage market by yourself can be mystifying – and very limiting.
That’s why the Hungerford Mortgage Company was started, by people just like you – to remove the anxiety and worry about mortgages. We only care about getting you the best mortgage deal available – even ones you wouldn’t be able to find yourself.  
It starts off with a chat to see if we can help you. Obtaining a mortgage is one of the biggest decisions you’ll ever make, so we’re only happy when you’re completely happy. 
As part of the Hungerford Legal and Financial Centre on Hungerford High Street, we’re available every weekday so you can always drop in, give us a call on 01488 646222. We can always come to you   – even in the evenings or maybe you’d just prefer to chat over Zoom.

Hungerford Coin & Stamp Centre

As many of you know, our shop was broken into in the early hours of 12 September by a kid on a bicycle. The Police have been given CCTV footage of the culprit and are investigating.
We would like to thank everyone who has taken the trouble to come in and see us and for all your good wishes on social media.
Meanwhile we have been extremely busy in the shop buying and selling stamps and coins and would welcome any enquiries especially with regard to the disposal of large collections and accumulations.

35a High Street Hungerford RG17 0NF
01488 684008
facebook/Hungerford Coin & Stamp Centre

Coin & Stamp Centre cabinets

Belle Chic Health & Beauty

We offer a wide range of health & beauty treatments in our tranquil salon on the High Street.
Please follow Belle Chic on social media or email to join our mailing list 

01488 686655 

Belle Chic logo

Hungerford Bookshop

This October we have two exciting author talks with local nature writer (and longest female RSPB columnist) Nicola Chester on Sat 9 Oct and the much-loved Pam Ayres on Wed 20 Oct. 

Customers can phone through orders on 01488 683480, or place orders online at or message us on Facebook.

Hungerford Legal & Financial Centre

Our office is shared by Marlborough LawClaritas Accountancy, The Hungerford Mortgage Company and Hungerford Financial Partners. We also collaborate with HR experts Professionals in Partnershipand asset finance experts Industry Finance UK. This collaboration has been set up so that busy local people can address all their personal or business problems in one appointment at one place.

Contact us at 01488 508008 or

West Berkshire Injury Clinic

Our therapists help people with a range of aches and pains, injuries and mobility issues.

Our clinic is located at the top of Hungerford High Street (opposite The Burrough Arms).

01635 904542

Howard's Pet Care

We stock everything your pet needs.

Our opening hours are: Mon – Fri: 10am – 5pm Sat: 10am – 3pm`

Suzy Viscal
Howard’s Pet Care, 
6 Park Street,
RG17 0EF

01488 685314 

Howard's Pet Care Hungerford

The Naked Grape

October is time to get cosy at home.

Stay well and remember…Life’s too short to drink bad wine so why not try our October wine of the month.

The Naked Grape
108 High Street, Hungerford 
01488 684684

The Clockmaker

Do browse our range of affordable clocks as well as our usual range of antique clocks and barometers online. We have many more in the shop and they make lovely gifts.

We continue to be as busy as ever in the workshop. If you want to drop off or collect clocks to repair or purchase please call 01488 682277 to arrange.

127 High Street, Hungerford, RG17 0DL
(in the courtyard behind Newbury Building Society) 

Other Shops in Hungerford:

Blue Cross Charity Shop on the canal bridge

Crown Needlework Please see their facebook page

Martin & The Magpie florists. See their facebook page for updates.

Hungerford Arcade see their latest newsletter here

Ellie Dickins Shoes  Ellie Dickins Shoes on Hungerford High Street.

Barr’s Yard see their latest newsletter here


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