Shopping and other services

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
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 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.
Tesco Pharmacy (in Tesco store) London Road, Buckingham Toiletries, 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 Tailors Castle Street, Buckingham
Ladies & mens bespoke tailoring
Charles Clinkard Meadow Walk, Buckingham
Mens, ladies and children’s shoes
M & Co Market Hill, Buckingham
Clothing for men, women & children
Suitors Formal Hire Market Hill, Buckingham
Sweet Dreams Castle Street, Buckingham
Lingerie & swimwear
Timpsons Bridge Street, Buckingham
Shoes and repairs
Vintage Boutique West Street, Buckingham Vintage clothing
Buckingham market: Tuesday and Saturday Market Square Clothing and shoe stalls

Electronic goods

Shop Location Description
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)
One Stop 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.
Belci Food & Wine 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
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, cards & books
W.H. Smith Market Square, Buckingham Stationery, books, magazines & newspapers, greeting cards
Greetings Plus Meadow Walk, 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