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

BankLocationTelephone number
Barclays Bank (external link)11 Market Square, Buckingham+44 (0)8457 555555
Lloyds TSB (external link)19 Market Square, Buckingham+44 (0)845 3000 000
Harpenden Building Society (external link)23 Market Hill, Buckingham+44 (0)1280 823666


Shop Location Description
Boots the ChemistsMarket Hill, town centre, BuckinghamToiletries, cosmetics, chemist. Open 09:00 to 17.30 Monday to Saturday.
Lloyds ChemistMeadow Walk, town centre, BuckinghamToiletries, cosmetics, chemist. Open 09:00 to 18:30 Monday to Friday, 09:00 to 17:30 Saturday.
Jardines PharmacyMarket Hill, town centre, BuckinghamToiletries, cosmetics, chemist. Open 09:00 to 17:30 Monday to Saturday.
Tesco Pharmacy (in Tesco store)London Road, BuckinghamToiletries, cosmetics, chemist. Open 06:00 to 00:00 Monday to Saturday, 10:00 – 16:00 Sunday.

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 – 20:00 – Monday – Friday
09:00 – 19:00 – Saturday
10:00 – 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 TailorsCastle Street, Buckingham
Ladies & mens bespoke tailoring
Charles ClinkardMeadow Walk, Buckingham
Mens, ladies and children’s shoes
M & CoMarket Hill, Buckingham
Clothing for men, women & children
Suitors Formal HireMarket Hill, Buckingham
Sweet DreamsCastle Street, Buckingham
Lingerie & swimwear
TimpsonsBridge Street, Buckingham
Shoes and repairs
Vintage BoutiqueWest Street, BuckinghamVintage clothing
Buckingham market: Tuesday and SaturdayMarket SquareClothing and shoe stalls

Electronic goods

Shop Location Description
Leeder’s HardwareMeadow Walk, BuckinghamSells a small selection of kitchen and household electricals
Tesco SupermarketLondon Road, BuckinghamSells 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
TescoA 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.
WaitroseMeadow Walk, BuckinghamTown 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)
One StopHunter Street, BuckinghamCorner shop, selling newspapers, cigarettes, sweets & a small range of everyday foods & household goods. Open daily until late.
Tesco Express10 Market Hill, BuckinghamA convenience shop, stocking a limited range of groceries, fresh food, toiletries & other goods.
Buckingham MarketMarket Square, BuckinghamEvery 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.
Belci Food & Wine6 High Street, BuckinghamAfrican, Asian, Arab and Chinese food. Halal butcher. Groceries, vegetables, fish, frozen foods.
Back to Nature14 Cornwall Place, BuckinghamHealth foods
West Street Local28 West Street, BuckinghamBeers, 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 BookshopHunter Street CampusStationery, cards & books
W.H. SmithMarket Square, BuckinghamStationery, books, magazines & newspapers, greeting cards
Greetings PlusMeadow Walk, BuckinghamGreeting cards & other items
Dragon GalleryMarket Square, BuckinghamGreeting cards & other items
Old Gaol Museum ShopMarket Square, BuckinghamGreeting cards & items of local interest