News from Hungerford’s Independent Shops & Businesses – June 2023

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


Our treasure trove of a shop stocks seasonal gift and card inspiration for all occasions and for all ages.

We have a sale on this week so do pop in any time for a browse!

There are more things being added each day. We also have 40% of all our LSA stock. With Father’s Day only 2 weeks away it’s worth coming to have a look.

122 High St, Hungerford RG17 0DL

Hungerford Coin & Stamp Centre

Many people are unaware of the fantastic tax break offered to buyers of legal tender gold and silver coins which are entirely free of Capital Gains Tax when sold. Coins include Gold Sovereigns, Gold Half Sovereigns and 1 Ounce Silver Britannias which we currently stock.
Given the buoyant precious metal markets this is a fantastic edge for the public.
Open: Mon to Sat 9am to 5pm.

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

Town & Manor and Hungerford Town Hall

We will be at the Church Fete on Sat 10 June with information about our new Kennet Valley Wetland Reserve project and invite you to complete this survey.

Upcoming events in the Corn Exchange: Wednesday Indoor/Outdoor Markets, MYNT Image Antiques Market 24 June, Flea & Antiques Market 25 June and Hungerford Historical Association on 28 June.

Our beautiful character rooms for hire include the Magistrates Room, the Town Hall for larger gatherings or the Corn Exchange for up to 240 people. Hungerford residents get a 25% discount on hire rates. Please contact or 07880 311731. 
Hungerford Town Hall wedding

Fare Wise Travel

This year’s prices are higher than last year but there are still good deals to be had on mainland Spain and Turkey. Veronica’s June blog includes an important issue with passport dates when travelling to Europe.

We offer advice based on many years’ experience, not only when planning the trip but also during or after it, if problems emerge. 

Please contact Veronica and the team on 01488 686858,, facebook or pop in to our office at 19 Hungerford High St (under the railway bridge). 

Hungerford Chiropractic & Physiotherapy Healthcare

Sciatica is a common term that is used to describe conditions that cause pain, numbness, or weakness in the buttocks and legs. The condition affects millions of people worldwide, and many find relief through chiropractic and physiotherapy care. See more from our therapists Rebecca and Andy here – and why not take advantage of our summer introductory offer of £50 for initial assessment, report and treatment.

Hungerford Chiropractic & Physiotherapy Healthcare
The Croft Hall, Hungerford

Hungerford Bookshop

Please see our facebook page for our latest news including Wednesday 14 June author talk John Lewis Stempel: La Vie en France, Croft Hall and Saturday 24 June Afternoon Tea with AJ Pearce, author of Mrs Porter Calling at Blandy’s at Audley Inglewood.

Robert Harris will also be coming in to sign paperback copies of his best-seller Act of Oblivion. Requests for personalised messages must be received and book pre-paid for by Mon 19 June. 

And don’t miss our Summer Evening Reading on Sat 8 July.

For more events and to sign up to our newsletter, please visit our website

We love to see our customers but you can also shop on our website for next day delivery, send in book orders on 01488 683480, or message us on Facebook.

Hungerford Legal & Financial Centre

Do you like dessert?  Our Marlborough Law team will eat all your vegetables for you so you can enjoy the sweet things life has to offer. This means with divorce they sort out the financials or speak to the other side so you don’t have to; for conveyancing it is reading the 30-page lease and 30-page search results so you have the full picture; for a will it’s giving clients an easy questionnaire to fill out while they draft the will for you. For companies, it’s dealing with debtors, leases, employment contracts.

Our office in central Hungerford (down the alley between Eliane’s and Hungerford Bookshop) is shared by Marlborough Law and Claritas Accountancy. We also collaborate with Harridge Financial, Ludlam Wills & Estate Planning HR experts Professionals in Partnership and asset finance experts Industry Finance UK.

For more please details contact us at: 
01488 508008

Hungerford Legal & Financial

Howards Pet Care

We are your local, friendly pet store!
We have everything you need for your two and four legged friends from premium dog food, chews, feeding bowls, leads, bird seed to hedgehog houses and bags of dishwater salt.
we have a new range of pet beds and TRM supplements.
Suzi and the team
01488 685314

GrapeSmith, Barrs Yard

Based in spacious premises in Barr’s Yard in Hungerford – and with plenty of parking – GrapeSmith offers a superb collection of wines, beers and spirits.

We stock everyday kitchen-supper wines, brilliant to drink but outstanding value (under £12); rather special wines, perfect for dinner parties or to treat yourself (£12 to £24); and wines for that really special occasion or gift, or to invest in (£24+). 

We also have wide range of beers and spirits including a good choice of gins.

Grapesmith logo & wine

Jon Shatford Business Support Services

Based in Wessex House in Hungerford High Street, Jon Shatford Business Support Services offer book-keeping, tax returns, VAT and payroll services as well as advice on business start up and growth.

We also offer a meeting room and hot desks that can be booked on a casual basis via our website.

Jon is a former bank manager with years of experience in financial services who helps a wide range of sole traders, partnerships and limited companies.

Hungerford Printing Company

Do pop into our studio at 109 High Street (opposite Hungerford Arcade) to chat about your printing needs. hing on everything. 

We can now scan architect/interior/garden designer plans and drawings up to A0 in colour or mono. We can print them off or send to you as a pdf.

We also have an Epson Sure Colour large-format printer up to A1 (594 x 841mm) on photo-quality paper, plotter paper or waterproof polypropylene. Available Monday to Friday and can generally be done while you wait. Prices start from £10.

Or contact us on 01488 684337 or 

Find us at Instagram/hungerfordprintingco and on Facebook/hungerfordprintingco

Mio Fiore Italian Restaurant

The atmosphere of real Italy is the mood at our café and restaurant on Hungerford High Street. We serve spring on a plate with Mio Fiore pizza, beautifully topped with fresh rocket salad and buffalo mozzarella.

We serve homemade Italian food using quality traditional Italian regional products as well as seasonal and local ingredients – accompanied by Italian wines and drinks for all the family to enjoy. 

We also serve a full English breakfast from 9am to 3pm.

We offer a 10% discount on take-aways – order online here.

Book on 01488 680730

M & P Hardware

This summer browse our colourful children’s lunch boxes, plates and cutlery – plus USB charged lamps (around £55) and magnetic USB strip lights (around £30) which light up for 8 hours before needing recharge and can be used anywhere in the garden, in the shed, on the boat to create ambient lighting.  
Open: 9am to 5pm, Mon to Sat.
01488 681048 
M & P Hardware

The Curve at Hungerford Hub & Library

The Curve Gift Shop at Hungerford Hub & Library sells high quality crafts and gifts produced by local artisans from gorgeous adult knits to yummy fudge.

Open: Tues, Wed & Fri 10pm – 4pm and Sat 10am – noon.

You can also browse online here:

The Clockmaker

We have a range of affordable clocks for sale in the shop as well as our usual range of antique clocks and barometers online which  make lovely gifts.

We are also extremely busy servicing and repairing watches and clocks. 

Chris Bessent
The Clockmaker
127 High St, Hungerford, RG17 0DL
(in the courtyard behind Newbury Building Society) 

The Clockmaker Display Ad

West Berkshire Injury Clinic

Whatever age or level of fitness you are at, we are here (opposite The Borough Arms) to help with any niggles or injuries. To find out which treatment – from shock therapy to massage – is best for you, contact us on:

01488 493014

West Berkshire Injury Clinic

Other shops to visit in Hungerford:

Crown Needlework 

Hungerford Arcade 

Ellie Dickins Shoes 

Barr’s Yard 


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