The businesses of The Weald need the
support of our communities

So many people, families and businesses have been affected by COVID-19 and the closures that were necessary for all of our safety. Support Wealden is a place for us to get together, find the best way to support our favourite local businesses and initiatives and do our bit to strengthen our communities.

The businesses of The Weald need the support of our communities.

So many people, families and businesses have been affected by COVID-19 and the closures that were necessary for all of our safety. Support Wealden is a place for us to get together, find the best way to support our favourite local businesses and initiatives and do our bit to strengthen our communities.

Support a Local Business

Under each tab below are our local businesses, those run by our friends, our families and our neighbours. Information on supporting these businesses is beside each. This might be leaving an online review, ordering online or sharing a referral. Each business has different needs and different ways you can help.

Farms and Farm shops; Bakers; Cake makers; Cooking lessons; Cafes; Caterers; Vineyards; Pubs; Pizzas.

Village shops; Gifts, Art, Craft and Modelling Supplies; Art Gallery; Cards; Jewellers; Pet Supplies

Windows; Carpentry; Metal Fabrication; Garage Doors; Locksmiths; Flooring; Builders; Lighting; Electricians; Mobility; Guttering; Wifi; Hair, Beauty & Nails

Legal and Financial; Business Admin, Management and Training; HR; Marketing; Print; Websites; IT; Office supplies; Estate Agents: Mortgages; Holidays; Photography; Flowers; First Aid Training; Coworking; Care Homes

Chestnut Tree House; Children's Respite Trust;
CWCF; Computers for Charities;
Demelza; ESAB;
Hailsham Foodbank; St Wilfrid's Hospice

Holiday accommodation; Cards and Crafts; DJ and Event MCs; Personal Trainers; Clothing; Dog Groomers; Baby Classes; Celebrants; Funerals; Choirs

Almost Off Grid

Online home brewing and artisan food making supplies. Place your order online and select 'collect' if you are local and would like to pop by. We will contact you when it's ready to collect Monday to Friday (usually the same day if ordered by 11am). We also deliver for free in the TN21 area when you spend £10 or more, so select that as a delivery option of that's you. Or we post orders nationwide.

Check out our blog at for hints, tips, recipes and all about brewing, baking, making and growing.

07942 636500

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Ashley Adams
Retail Jewellers

We are going to be opening gradually, so would really like customers to visit us One at a time for all their repairs or purchases, any feedback or new followers on Facebook Ashley Adams would also be appreciated.

Business hours: Monday to Tuesday 10am to 2pm. Closed Wednesday. Thursday to Saturday 10am to 2pm

Website | Email

Chiddingly Village Shop and Cafe
Shop and café

Chiddingly Shop and cafe is run by volunteers. As well as being able to buy fresh bread, milk, eggs, meat and essentials here, we also serve delicious Red Roaster take away coffees and other take away drinks and food. Our opening hours are reduced at the moment but we hope to gradually extend these opening hours.

Business hours: Mon-Fri 8am to 1pm, Sat 9am to 12.30pm

01825 872949

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Gallery North
Gallery North logoArt Gallery

Gallery North is a community gallery in the heart of Hailsham. Run as a not-for-profit organisation, the gallery exhibits a wide range of artworks from paintings and photography to ceramics, printmaking, illustration and sculpture.

The gallery also supports local schools and art groups, hosts classes and workshops and participates in the Hailsham Arts Festival, a celebration of music, art, drama, dance and literature, held annually in September. Visit for more information.

The day-to-day running of the gallery is performed by a team of voluntary stewards. We are always looking for new stewards, so if you are interested in covering a regular slot or being an occasional steward we would be delighted to hear from you. You need not have any previous experience and may bring a friend if you wish! For more information email us

Business hours: currently by appointment only. View the website for online exhibition.

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Happy Paws
Pet supplies

New competitive family run business supplying all your pet needs and wild bird food. We stock a wide range of food, accessories, toys and bedding materials.

We cater for dogs, cats, birds and small animals.

Come and visit us at 4A St Marys Walk, Hailsham, BN27 1AF.

Free home delivery (orders over £10)

Business hours:
Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday: CLOSED

07860 717492 | Facebook 

In Perspective
Art & Craft Shop

In Perspective is a hobby shop in Eastbourne. An aladdin's cave of  of art supplies, craft materials and model kits. Perfect for all creative people, we have something for everyone and a great place to find an original gift. A family run business now in the Langney Shopping Centre in Eastbourne - lots of free parking right outside. 

Alongside our shop we also have a picture framing service. We can do a full framing job, cut mounts or replace glass. Come in for a quote.

Business hours: Mon - Fri 9am -5pm, Sat 10am - 4.30pm, Sun 10.30am - 3pm

01323 764810 | Website | FacebookEmail |

Gift and homeware shop

We are an independent gift and homewares store in Hailsham’s Vicarage Field. Our shop is packed full of fabulousness. We have a glorious gift and card for every occasion!

We have already taken all the required precautions to be Covid Secure and hope to reopen on the 15th June

Business hours: Monday to Saturday 8.30am to 5pm

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Special Occasions
Independent Greeting card gifts and picture framing and art restoration business

No online shopping but customers can email and we can take orders over the telephone and mail out when customers prefer to order by phone or email

Business hours: 9.00am until 5pm Monday to Saturday, no lunchtime closing

01323 842142 | Email

The Village Shop Upper Dicker Ltd
Shop and café

We offer takeaway food & drinks in addition to all the produce you could expect from a lively little village shop. We particularly love supporting local growers & suppliers, so anyone wanting to shop-local is appreciated. We sell local cider, honey, jam, bread, eggs, fruit juice, sausages, gin, ales, etc. And likewise if you're a local supplier -please be in touch.  We are working to improve our takeaway options too -especially for picnic-type meals. We make our own; scotch eggs, quiche, pasties, cream teas, sandwiches, cakes slices, etc. So swing by or give us a call if that's what you fancy.

Business hours: Weekdays: 8.00-17.00   Saturday: 9.00-15.00

01323 844352 | Website | Facebook | Instagram 

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