Tips for shopping in Uckfield during July

Our shopping feature brings you up to date with what is happening in the High Street and around Uckfield. Read about new stock and what to find where.

Sad day for two Uckfield businesses

Saturday was a sad day for two Uckfield businesses. Chapter Three closed its doors for the last time Kamsons closed its High Street pharmacy – but not shop.

Read more: Uckfield boutique to close and Kamsons to close High Street pharmacy – but shop will stay open.

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Chapter Three now closed, and Kamsons Health and Beauty – the pharmacy there has now closed.

Water wall at Something for Everyone

When you are struggling to stay cool think of Something for Everyone in Uckfield High Street where they have a ‘water wall’ carrying everything from paddling pools to swimming aids, including arm bands and jackets for little ones, and toys, including balls.

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Water guns, water bombs, bubble windmills, watering cans, goggles, at Something for Everyone.

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Water balloon launchers, unicorn loungers, paddling pools, water slides, at Something for Everyone.

 

New in at Carvills

New in at Carvills is Carrie Elspeth jewellery. The dainty pieces are all handmade in Wales using quality materials including semi-precious stones, shells and beads. They come with lovely gift boxes or bags.

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Carrie Elspeth handmade jewellery at Carvills.

Also new are beautifully illustrated cards and notepads designed and printed in the UK. They are made with the aim of bringing joy through beautiful design. Illustrations use wonderful colours and cute animal faces.

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Cards and notepads featuring cute animal faces at Carvills.

And, from East of India, there are porcelain vases, mugs, and hanging hearts, which make great gifts. A wider range of products is available within Carvills.

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Porcelain mugs, vases and hanging hearts, new at Carvills.

Superior Glass builds conservatories with warm tiled roofs

Interest is growing in conservatories with warm tiled roofs and Superior Glass on the Bellbrook Estate in Uckfield offers a complete conservatory service using the SupaLite Tiled Roof System.

Recently the company dismantled and removed an old conservatory at Hadlow Down, then installed outer frames and French doors for the new structure.

The insulated tiled-roof system was next to arrive on site and be installed.

Superior Glass undertook all the work including lead work and integral guttering and plastering of the roof internally.

See below the work as it progressed.

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Superior Glass make progress on building a conservatory using a SupaLite Tiled Roof System.

Paint your own gift for teacher at Kilnwood Studio

If you would like to paint your own gift for your favourite teacher to say thank you and mark the end of the school year then call in at Kilnwood Studio.

You can choose your own piece of pottery – there are plenty to choose from including mugs and plates – paint it and then have it fired and glazed ready for presentation.

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Examples of the pottery you can paint for your favourite teacher at Kilnwood Studio, Uckfield.

New jewellery at Josefina

A huge range new jewellery has arrived at Josefina including long pendants, earrings, bracelets, and keepsakes. See examples below.

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Lots of new jewellery at Josefina.

Garden furniture at SG Home Interiors

A good selection of garden furniture is available at SG Home Interiors. There is teak furniture along with metal benches and tables and chairs, and garden mirrors.

There are also citronella candles and lanterns popular for keeping away the insects.

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Garden candles at SG Home Interiors.

Look out for a new clearance area in the shop where you will find end of line items. You are welcome to pop in and pick up a bargain.

A few ex-display Rom sofas remain available in a clearance sale too.

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Ex-display sofas in a sale at SG Home Interiors.

SG Home Interiors has successfully installed many kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms this year and if you are looking to update yours then please call in and speak to Debbie, who will be happy to discuss your projects.

Swimming shorts and short-sleeve shirts at Cole’s

Cole’s Menswear in Uckfield is ready for hot weather with everything you might need from swimming shorts to light trousers and shorts, T-shirts and short-sleeve shirts.

Some of the latest stock can be seen below.

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Some of the summer stock at Cole’s Menswear.

Variety of upholstery materials at Sew n Sew

A wide variety of upholstery materials is available at Sew n Sew. It ranges from curtain tie backs to upholstery trimming. See below.

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Upholstery accessories at Sew n Sew.

Book your Mavala Manicure at Kamsons

There will be chance to relax for a 30-minute Mavala Manicure at Kamsons in Uckfield High Street on Thursday, July 4.

Book your appointment for £15, which can be redeemed against Mavala purchases on the day.

Have you spotted the changes at Kamsons in High Street? Read about them here: Kamsons to close High Street Pharmacy – but shop will stay open.

Lions and tigers at Diane Hutt Gallery

Look out for lions and tigers at the Diane Hutt Gallery. The huge lion on the left is by Darren Egleton and the tiger on the right is an original pastel by Valerie Simms.

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Lion and tiger, both are to be found at the Diane Hutt Gallery.

Also at the Diane Hutt Gallery are small picture frames, each available for £24.

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Small picture frames in the window of the Diane Hutt Gallery. Each is available for £24.

Solar lights at Green DIY

Solar lights in different shapes and sizes are available at Green DIY, perfect for lighting summer evenings as the sun disappears.

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Solar lights at Green DIY.

Have you seen that pet supplies are now available at Green DIY? You will find them in a corner next to the tills.

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Pet supplies at Green DIY.

New at Hooked on Green

Bulk packs of bait, ready tied rigs and new Nash clothing have arrived at Hooked on Green.

Water-proofing is included in the trousers and in the thick olive hoody which can be seen below with bait and rigs.

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Bulk packs of bait, ready-tied rigs, and new Nash clothing at Hooked on Green.

Special offers on ride-on mowers

There are special offers on ride-on mowers at PP Estates at the moment. Ask in the shop on the Bellbrook Estate about deals available on Cub Cadet, Also and Westwood machines, or call the number in the advert below.

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Bees, dinosaurs, and unicorns feature in jewellery at W E Clark & Son

Bees, dinosaurs, unicorns and pineapples feature in a new collection of jewellery at W E Clark & Son in Uckfield.

The Kit Heath Dew collection focuses on nature and animals. It comes in sterling silver and prices start at £11 with earrings, pendants, bracelets and matching sets available.

Kylie Manville from W E Clark & Son said the jewellery is already proving popular because it is a little bit quirky. Some of the pieces will particularly appeal to children.

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Birds, feathers, flowers … and bees, dinosaurs and unicorns … feature in the Kit Heath Dew collection at W E Clark & Son.

Also worth looking at are the variety ring mounts available if you would like to choose the stone – whether sapphire, diamond, pink diamond – and setting for your own special ring.

Kylie said this was a great way of making your ring truly unique.

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Ring mounts at W E Clark & Son. You can choose your own stone at the jewellers and then the setting that is perfect for it.

Beach shoes, wet suits and skateboards at PipeDreams

Everything you need for sunny days by the sea is available at PipeDreams, from beach shoes, board shorts and bikinis to wet suits.

There’s plenty of choice in skateboards too and they seem to be more popular than scooters so far this summer, according to David Hobbs, who owns the shop with his wife Julie.

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Beach shoes and skateboards at PipeDreams.

Don’t forget Final Score can re-string your tennis racket

The tennis season is upon us and Final Score sports shop has balls, rackets, shoes, clothing, and other accessories in stock. Don’t forget you can have your racket re-strung there too.

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Tennis rackets at Final Score.

Chestnut Tree charity shop ready for high summer

Chestnut Tree charity shop in Uckfield High Street plans to join in festival fun with a blue and yellow theme this week and they have lots of summer stock available that is perfect for hot weather.

Specials on the menu at Hartfields

Specials on the Breakfast Menu include:

Drinks

Guest Coffee - Single origin Rwandan ‘Bwishaza’ available as a batch brew. Tastes orange, marmalade and brown sugar
Mint & Strawberry Iced Cooler
Hartfields Cold Brewed Iced Tea, orange, lemon and mint
Make them boozy with a shot of Gin.

Food

Granola Pot, fruit compote, natural yoghurt and honey
Breakfast Salad, black pudding, bacon, sausage, herby salad, croutons, poached egg
Make it veggie, mushroom, tomato, peppers, and avocado
Mexican Baked Eggs, spicy tomato sauce, mixed beans, fresh peppers, onion, melted parmesan cheese
Add Sliced Avocado or Warm Chorizo

Specials on the Lunch Menu include:

Drinks

Guest Coffee - Single origin Rwandan ‘Bwishaza’ available as a batch brew. Tastes orange, marmalade and brown sugar
Mint & Strawberry Iced Cooler
Hartfields Cold Brewed Iced Tea, orange, lemon and mint
Make them boozy with a shot of Gin.
Carrot Cake Milkshake, whipped cream, flake

Light Bites

Baked Goat’s Cheese Flat Mushroom Mediterranean salad
Black Pudding and Sausage Meat Scotch Egg, Piccalilli

Mains

Quiche of the day, served with homemade coleslaw, horseradish potato salad, and mixed green salad
Crayfish and Smoked Salmon Sandwich, lemon and dill mayo, rocket, thick cut local bread
Courgette Fritter and Halloumi Stack, local asparagus spears, poached egg, red pepper relish

Sides

Crisps – Hand Cut Chips – Sweet Potato Fries

Don’t forget there’s blissful air conditioning at Hartfields, and make sure to look out for the local strawberries and raspberries for sale at the counter.

 

Latest offers at Staverton Nursery

Now available at Staverton Nursery are pepper plants, and ripe and juicy local cherries. There are lots of special offers at the moment too. See below – and note that if your dog is well-behaved it is welcome inside the store, no need to leave it in the car waiting for you.

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Special offers at Staverton Nursery.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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