Coronavirus – Most Shops Still Open & Some Banks Closures

Most of Henley’s independent shops are still open for business during this uncertain time and many say they will remain open until the Government insists that they close.

There’s plenty of spaces in the car parks today so if you need something, please support our local businesses #supportlocal.

The only shops that have closed are British Heart Foundation and Helen & Douglas shops in Duke Street due to volunteer shortages and Busby & Fox on Bell Street, The Ferret on Friday Street and Asquiths on New Street.  Oxfam Book Shop in Duke Street will close on Saturday (21 March) for 4 weeks.

The banks are struggling with staff shortages due to illnesses.  Lloyds Bank is currently closed.  NatWest are only open today (Friday) 10-3pm and are closed tomorrow (Saturday).  HSBC are currently only open on Thursday and Fridays for next 2 weeks.  They hope to reopen on 1 April.  Nationwide and Barclays are open.

So whether you need a book to pass the time, your shoes re-heeling, something for your dog or cat, a last minute gift or flowers for Mother’s Day, pop and see our lovely locals….

Bell Bookshop, Bagatelle, Henley Pet Shop, Fluidity, Mayther, Stocks, Anthony Paul Jewellers, Lawson Jewellers, Studio 35 jewellers, David Rodger Sharp jewellers, Henley Sports, Henley Cycles, Manzana, Henley Computer Repairs, Sole Man, Gorvett & Stone, Estilio, Lemongrove Gallery, Sue Ryder, Tiny Gallery, Cecilia Quinn, White Garden, Vintage Look, Bluebells Florist, Golden Needle, Gabriel Machin, Facy, Anne Haines Interior

Fairmile Vineyard is continuing to trade normally, in case residents need to put some fizz back into their lives.  The vineyard is open Tuesdays 10am – midday, Thursdays Midday – 2pm and Saturdays 10am – midday. Residents within Henley on Thames can take advantage of free delivery service of one or more cases.

Waitrose are open 8-9am for the elderly and vulnerable to shop and Tesco on Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 9-10am.

All of the pubs, cafes and coffee shops are still open today (Friday) too.

 

 

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