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

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

Mio Fiore Italian Restaurant

The atmosphere of real Italy is the mood at our café and restaurant on Hungerford High Street. Check out our new Specials menu just launched!

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


July is the month to say thank you to all the teachers. 

We have lots of cards  and presents that they would love to receive, and our Thank you Teacher cards are all £1.50.  

July is also a busy sporting month with Wimbledon, The Ashes and the Lionesses competing in the Women’s World Cup.  

Jellycat have surpassed themselves with their lovely sporting offering, perfect for all the sports fans in your life.

122 High St, Hungerford RG17 0DL

Town & Manor and Hungerford Town Hall

‘Thanks for all your responses to the Kennet Valley Wetland Reserve survey, which closed on 30 June. We are still fundraising for the surveys required for the planning application. Thanks also for all the donations so far; we have raised over 25% of our total. For more information, please look at the KVWR page on our new Town and Manor website or visit us at Hungerford Food and Artisan Market Summer Festival on Sunday 9 July 10am to 3pm at The Croft Field.

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

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

Veronica’s July blog includes current hotspots and good news for those who like to plan ahead.

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

It’s no secret that many patients choose to visit us to overcome back pain neck pain, or headaches. However, chiropractors can also play an important role in supporting the performance and recovery of athletes of all skill levels. See more here from our therapists Rebecca and Andy. 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 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

Family lawyer Karen Salmon grew up with separated parents and knows how hard it can be on children. She has advice for separated parents on how to handle the summer holidays and not let the children down. 
If you have any queries or are experiencing difficulties with your current situation you can give me a call at Marlborough Law Ltd and I will see if we can help.

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

Jon Shatford Business Support Services

Jon Shatford Business Support Services offer book-keeping, tax returns, VAT and payroll services as well as advice on business start up and growth, including this advice on chosing your businesss bank account.

We also offer a meeting room at Wessex House in Hungerford High St, 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 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

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

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

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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