Uckfield business round-up in June

There’s been plenty of good news from Uckfield businesses over the past month, including Gunnebo celebrating its move into new offices, and a B&B being praised by a celebrity guest. Read more here.

New look for Uckfield Yoga Studio

Uckfield Yoga Studio has got a new logo and made some changes inside its High Street studio.uckfield-yoga-studio-june-2018

There is a new desk, entrance mat and new blinds and on top of that there are two new classes and two workshops lined up.

Tomorrow, (Saturday, June 9) from 2-4pm there will be a philosophy workshop called Purification of Subtle Body. It costs £20 to take part.

On Sunday, June 17,  there will be a workshop on crystals from 2-4pm priced at £25.

A new Ashtanga class will restart with Nick on Tuesday evenings from June 19, at 7.30pm, and there is a Lyengar class on Mondays – the first was held this week. This will be with Trina who has an introductory offer of £5 for the first class.

Work progresses on extending Hartfields

Thursday, June 27, is the day Hartfields hopes to re-open following redevelopment and extension of their Uckfield High Street restaurant.

While the work is under way staff are manning a food trailer outside with plenty of seating for customers. See: Hartfields ‘Al Fresco’ opens for business.


Staff manning Hartfields ‘Al Fresco’ while the restaurant is redeveloped and extended.

Gunnebo celebrates opening of new headquarters

Gunnebo celebrated the opening of its new headquarters on the Ashdown Business Park at Maresfield last week.

The Swedish company has moved from the Bellbrook Industrial Estate and is the second to open on the business park. The first was a John Lewis distribution centre.

Read more about Gunnebo here: Gunnebo’s new UK headquarters are officially opened near Uckfield.


Pictured at the opening of Gunnebo are, from the left, Mike Barber, of MJB Architecture; Chris Lawson of Lawson Commercial; Mike Timms, Summerthorne Estates; Robert Hermans, Gunnebo managing director; Henrik Lange, Gunnebo CEO and president; Charles Hendry, former Wealden MP, and Philip Whyte of Fraser Whyte London.

Duke Letting grows

Dedicated property letting company Duke Letting is growing. The business which was established 25 years ago acquired a portfolio in the Heathfield area last year and this year is incorporating another agency, Elliott and Bunn from Haywards Heath.

Read more here: Business is booming for Uckfield-based Duke Letting.


The Duke Letting team. From the left are: Sue Edwards, Caroline Walker, Rod Carmichael, Sara Johnson, Jo McMeikan, and Toni Saunders.

Six people now in the team at Peter Oliver estate agents

Just nine months after opening in Uckfield High Street estate agents Peter Oliver have expanded their team from two to nine people.

Directors Owen Badman and Nick Gulliver are thrilled with the way the business has taken off and the support they have received in town. Read more here: Two new people join the Peter Oliver team.


The team at Peter Oliver. From the left are: Owen Badman, Chris Lane, Kaye Hart, Becky Everest, Nick Gulliver, and Ryan Allen.

New rules for MOT testing

New rules are now in place for MOT testing and SLM Toyota Uckfield is sharing information about how defects in cars will now be categorised as either Dangerous, Major or Minor.

Minor will be a pass. There will also be an Advisory Pass which means a defect will have to be monitored and repaired if necessary, and a simple Pass which means the vehicle meets the legal standard with no repairs needed. Read more here on the SLM Toyota website.

See also:

Tips for shopping in Uckfield during June

Art fair opens next Friday

More than £3,000 raised in bike ride from Uckfield to Papworth Hospital

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