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Wednesday 31st August 2022

11am: Cromhall 100 Club Quarterly Draw
Cromhall village shop

Quarterly draws take place in Cromhall Village Shop at 11am on the last working day of February, May, August and November.

1st prize - £30, 2nd - £20, 3rd - £10 plus £50 draws at Easter and Christmas.


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Cromhall village shop and Post Office

A village shop that provides all the basics, plus a few surprises...

How to Contact your Village Shop

Cromhall Village Shop and Post Office
1 Lygon Court
Wotton Under Edge
GL12 8AQ
Tel: 01454 299335 (Shop)
Tel: 01454 299262 (Post Office)

Linda Richards, Chairman of the Village Shop Association, can be contacted by email at: or by phone on 01454 294468.

The AGM, held in October, is open to all residents.

Shop Opening Hours


Post Office Opening Hours


Happy to Help

We may just be your local shop, but perhaps we can do a little more to help you.

  • The fruit and vegetable delivery from Bath Wholesale now comes in every Wednesday. Veg orders can be placed by Monday 11.30am for delivery to the shop on Wednesday.
  • We now have Halls Bakery from Stroud deliver fresh bread on Monday as well as Cottage Bakery on Wednesday and Friday, and Hobbs on Saturday.
  • Fresh milk is delivered from Cotteswold Dairies every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. They can also supply goats milk, cream, sour cream, and the most delicious crème fraiche.
  • Di Meredith, who made our locally made cakes retired some time ago and we struggled to find a replacement. We were very fortunate to identify a cake producer who supplied Gloucester Services who was willing to supply us. Now you no longer have to travel to the Services to buy Beau’s Bakehouse cakes, you can buy them from us. They supply both vegan and gluten free (to order), so give them a try.
  • Frocester Fayre deliver to us on a Thursday. We sell their butcher quality bacon, ham, bacon joints, sausages and individual pies. Since April we have also had whole chickens, pork & beef joints available - they are delivered fresh to us and we freeze them straight away. They can also supply orders.
  • Local eggs are always available and supplied by Naite Farm.

We aim to support local suppliers within a 25 mile radius of Cromhall village.

But how can we help you?

We are more then happy to take orders and would ask that they are handed into the shop by 11.30 Monday.

Volunteers needed...

Are you new to the village and want to get to know people? Are you aged 16+ and looking for voluntary work for your DofE award or your CV? Have you a bit of time on your hands because your children are in nursery or you’ve retired?

Why not join our team of helpers!

We’re a friendly bunch, no previous experience is required and our till does NOT bite – in fact it’s very easy to use!

You can either do occasional slots to cover for people who are ill or on holiday, or you can do a regular weekly or even fortnightly slot. New helpers are given training and always work with an experienced person.

It’s a great way to get to know people and what is oing on in the village. If you would like to help, just call in at the shop or e-mail .

Plastic, the Environment and your Village Shop

There has been an awful lot in the press and on the television recently about plastic and its impact on the environment. The major supermarkets have been very slow in trying to discourage their customers love of plastic.

Your local Village shop has decided to take the lead and from May we will be reducing our reliance on plastic in the shop.

The majority of our bread bags will be wholly biodegradable, while we have stock of plastic fruit & veg bags we will offer both paper or plastic until our plastic stock runs out, we will also offer paper carrier bags at a cost of 5p.

Our loose bird seed/nuts are very popular and if you would prefer it not bagged then please bring your own container and we will fill it for you.

Even though we are a small shop it is still a challenge to locate suppliers of biodegradable bags and liners at a reasonable cost, hopefully we have done this. Once we are satisfied with the quality we may be able to sell the biodegradable bags in the shop but that is something for the future, just keep reading our articles.

Please support your local Village shop & Post Office and when you do come along to see what we have to offer remember to bring your own bag and do your bit for the environment.


The ability to turn water into wine is restricted to one person, however did you know that Cromhall residents can turn their shopping in the village shop into donations to local organisations, let me explain how.

When the Shop & Post Office first opened it was in a secondhand portacabin that the Committee realised had a limited life and would need replacing at some point, this is not now the case.

When we moved into our new premises it was decided that any profit the shop made would be given back to the community through donations to village good causes benefiting both young and old.

Our profits are very modest but a small donation can make a big difference.

Our last financial year was the first time we have been able to do this and we donated £500 to St Andrew's School for their new garden which benefited all the pupils.

The Village Shop Committee are happy to consider requests from other not for profit organisations in Cromhall.


Our ability to donate to anybody is down to you, come and see what we have to offer.

Bring and Buy Books

Next time you're ready to donate your unwanted books, please bring them in to Cromhall Shop for others to enjoy.

While you're there, and pick up something new to read - it's £1 for a hardback, and 50p for a paperback.

Any books that remain unsold will be taken to the Lions Bookshop in Thornbury.

Stock up at the Village Shop

As a not-for-profit organisation, we sell a large range of products at competitive prices, and accept debit and credit cards.

  • Home-made cakes delivered every Friday
  • Fresh fruit and vegetables
  • Veg boxes to order: seasonal produce freshly delivered from a local supplier to your door each Thursday. Last orders Wednesday before 1pm for delivery next day.
  • Free range eggs
  • Fresh meat to order from Frocester Fayre
  • Bacon, cheese and cooked meats
  • Cottage Bakeries bread delivered Wednesday and Friday
  • Hobbs House bread (order by Thursday for delivery on Saturday morning)
  • Milk from Cotteswold Dairies - always fresh, always available
  • Local honey (in season) and apple juice
  • Chocolates, sweets and ice cream
  • Wine, beer and spirits
  • Farm-sourced frozen ready meals from Frocester Fayre
  • Large selection of groceries
  • Sandwiches and snacks
  • Wide range of household goods
  • Daily newspapers to order
  • Stationery
  • Greetings cards
  • Prescription collection service from the Wotton surgeries
  • On-line banking

Services at the Post Office

Our Post Office offers PAYPAL, which caters for most electric key top-ups, all mobile E top-up vouchers and mobile phone cards. This service will eventually be extended to include more products.

Cromhall Post Office

You can buy One4all gift vouchers, which make ideal presents. The One4all vouchers can be spent in thousands of UK shops and services, with new locations added every day - pick up a leaflet at the Post Office.

The Government has also awarded a contract to the Post Office to run a card account for people to receive benefit, state pensions and tax credit payments.

Did you know you have a "hole in the wall" in the village? You can access cash at the post office if you have accounts at: RBS, Halifax, Lloyds, Barclays, Santander, Natt and Co-op.

If you are thinking of taking a holiday, the Post Office Holiday Insurance scheme gives excellent cover at competitive rates.

Remember you can pay your Council Tax through the Post Office.

Become a member of the Community Shop

As a member of the shop Association, you are entitled to vote at the AGM and take advantage of the special offers and money-off vouchers that are periodically offered to members only.

If you would like to support the shop by joining the Association, please complete the details below and send this with your membership fee of £10 to the Chairman, c/o Cromhall Shop.

Click here to download a membership form

Read about how the shop started, and about older shops that used to exist in Cromhall.

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