Shopping and Other Services

There are plenty of shops & banks in Buckingham to cater for most of your needs. Neighbouring Milton Keynes provides a wealth of shopping facilities to fill any gaps.

Banks in Buckingham

Bank Location Telephone number
Santander (external link) Hunter Street, Buckingham +44 (0)5511 486360
Barclays Bank (external link) 11 Market Square, Buckingham +44 (0)8457 555555
HSBC (external link) Market Hill, Buckingham +44 (0)8457 404404
Lloyds TSB (external link) 19 Market Square, Buckingham +44 (0)845 3000 000
National Westminster (external link) 2 Market Hill, Buckingham +44 (0)845 304 1914
Harpenden Building Society (external link) 23 Market Hill, Buckingham +44 (0)1280 823666

Chemists

Shop Location Description
Boots the Chemists Market Hill, town centre, Buckingham Toiletries, cosmetics, chemist. Open 09:00 to 17.30 Monday to Saturday.
Lloyds Chemist Meadow Walk, town centre, Buckingham Toiletries, cosmetics, chemist. Open 09:00 to 18:30 Monday to Friday, 09:00 to 17:30 Saturday.
Jardines Pharmacy Market Hill, town centre, Buckingham Toiletries, cosmetics, chemist. Open 09:00 to 17:30 Monday to Saturday.

Chemists have a rota system for Bank Holiday and evening opening. There is usually a notice on the chemist shop window supplying this information.

Clothing & footwear

There is a selection of independent shops in Buckingham selling clothes and shoes. Milton Keynes has one of the best shopping centres in the country, is open as follows:

09:30 – 18:00 – Monday – Wednesday
09:30 – 20:00 – Thursday & Friday
09:00 – 18:00 – Saturday
11:00 – 17:00 – Sunday

It boasts over 3 miles of shop fronts! See their website for more details. There is a regular bus service to Milton Keynes from Buckingham.

Shop Location Description
Buckingham Tailors Castle Street, Buckingham
Website
Ladies & mens bespoke tailoring
Charles Clinkard Meadow Walk, Buckingham
Website
Mens, ladies and children’s shoes
Joss and Florence West Street, Buckingham Ladieswear, shoes & accessories
M & Co Market Hill, Buckingham
Website
Clothing for men, women & children
Suitors Formal Hire Market Hill, Buckingham
Website
Menswear
Sweet Dreams Castle Street, Buckingham
Website
Lingerie & swimwear
Timpsons Bridge Street, Buckingham
Website
Shoes and repairs
UltraMarathon Running Store 18 Bernardines Way, Buckingham
Website
Clothing for runners
Vintage Boutique West Street, Buckingham Vintage clothing
Buckingham market: Tuesday and Saturday Market Square Clothing and shoe stalls

Electronic goods

Shop Location Description
Homegoods 7 Cornwall Meadow, Buckingham Sells a full range of electrical appliances
Leeder’s Hardware Meadow Walk, Buckingham Sells a small selection of kitchen and household electricals
Tesco Supermarket London Road, Buckingham Sells a small selection of kitchen and household electricals, mobile phones and mp3 players, and offers an ordering services or televisions, computers and other personal electricals
For other electrical retailers, try Milton Keynes Centre (external link), one of the largest shopping centres in the UK and only a bus ride away.

Food & essentials

Shop Location Description
Tesco A few minutes walk from Verney Park. Large supermarket selling all groceries, fresh food, toiletries & other goods. Also has a cafe and petrol station. Open 24hrs Monday to Friday. Saturday until 22:00, Sunday 10:00 to 16:00.
Waitrose Meadow Walk, Buckingham Town supermarket, stocking a smaller range of goods than Tesco. Open from 08:30 to 19:00 Monday to Wednesday and Saturday, 08:30 to 20:00 Thursday and Friday, 10:00 until 16:00 on Sunday. Website (external link)
Londis Hunter Street, Buckingham Corner shop, selling newspapers, cigarettes, sweets & a small range of everyday foods & household goods. Open daily until late.
Tesco Express 10 Market Hill, Buckingham A convenience shop, stocking a limited range of groceries, fresh food, toiletries & other goods.
Buckingham Market Market Square, Buckingham Every Tuesday and Saturday is market day, with stalls selling meat, fish, fruit and vegetables, clothes and other goods.  There is also a Farmers’ Market on the first Tuesday of each month, selling traditional farm produce.
Aheed Food Centre 6 High Street, Buckingham African, Asian, Arab and Chinese food. Halal butcher. Groceries, vegetables, fish, frozen foods.
Back to Nature 14 Cornwall Place, Buckingham Health foods
CA Holics Meadow Row, Buckingham Chocolates and sweets
Clay’s Butchers 6 Market Hill, Buckingham Meat
West Street Local 28 West Street, Buckingham Beers, wines, spirits, news & magazines, soft drinks, confectionery, ice creams, frozen foods, biscuits & cakes, groceries and much more. Delivery service available on request

Stationery and cards

Shop Location Description
University Bookshop Hunter Street Campus Stationery & books
W.H. Smith Market Square, Buckingham Stationery, books, magazines & newspapers, greeting cards
Greetings Plus Meadow Walk, Buckingham Greeting cards & other items
Sandra’s Cards Cornwalls Meadow, Buckingham Greeting cards & other items
Dragon Gallery Market Square, Buckingham Greeting cards & other items
Old Gaol Museum Shop Market Square, Buckingham Greeting cards & items of local interest

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