Newmarket Matters

In addition to the information provided below you will find details of other businesses and services, on the Newmarket Matters website:

Chemists / Pharmacies

Boots, 82 High Street (10am-1pm, 2pm-4pm)01638 662152
Lords Pharmacy, The Guineas
(Mon-Sat 7:30am-10:30pm, Sun 9:00am-7:00pm)
01638 428022
Superdrug Pharmacy, The Guineas
(Mon-Sat 8:30am-5:30pm, Sun 9:00am-5:30pm)
01638 666719
Tesco Pharmacy, Fordham Rd
(Mon-Sat 9:00am – 5:00pm, Sun 10:00am-4:00pm)
01638 460083
Pharmacy2u – online service; you will need to register
and setup an NHS Prescription Account.

Council / Government Services

Bin Collections

Please bear in mind that a bin collector may be required to touch several hundred bins in a short time. It would be a good idea to either sanitize your bin handles, or ensure you wash your hands both before and after handling your bin.

Council Tax

Only one break can be requested per household. If you are requesting a two month break in installments please be aware that only one request will be permitted in this financial year.

Anglia Revenues Partnership collects Council Tax for West Suffolk and several other local authorities. See their website or phone 01284 757275.


Suffolk Constabulary covid-19 press release 


b&m – (food shop where Marks and Spencer used to be).

Open 7am-7pm Monday-Saturday, and 10am-4pm Sunday.
Phone: 0330 838 9641.


Open 6am to 10pm, every day. Phone: 01638 663075.

Dedicated shopping hour for vulnerable customers / carers / NHS workers, 8am to 9am Monday to Saturday and 10am to 11am on Sundays.

Handmade Natural Soaps

FREE delivery. Phone: 07711 120948.


Open Monday to Saturday 7:00am to 9:00pm & Sunday 10:00am to 4:00pm. Phone: 01638 660334



All Markets in West Suffolk are all open under coronavirus safety measures including social distancing. Please use the hand sanitisers available and observe the required spacing.

Some market traders are doing home deliveries.


Open 7:00am-8:00pm Monday-Sunday @ 20-22 St Mary’s Square
Well stocked, groceries, toiletries, cleaning products. Happy to deliver to vulnerable people. Phone: 01638 676551

Subject to change, Check the McColls website for the latest information

Powter’s Butchers

For doing home deliveries see their website.


If a Vulnerable Person has registered with Sainsbury’s and the NHS then Sainsbury’s will contact them to explain how to get priority deliveries. Phone: 0800 328 1700
Lloyds Pharmacies in store are still open, most with extended opening times. 

Nearest stores in Mildenhall, Haverhill. See the Sainsbury’s website for the latest information.


Open 8am-10pm on weekdays (NOT 24HR). There is a limit on numbers in the store at any one time, and so it may be necessary to queue outside. Phone: 0345 610 6713

NHS, emergency service and care workers with a valid ID have priority access to our stores at any time. 

Subject to change, check the Tesco website for the latest information.


Open 7.00am-10>00pm Mon-Sat, 10.00am-4.00pm Sunday. There is a limit on numbers in the store at any one time, and so it may be necessary to queue outside. Phone: 01638 561728

The first hour of opening is reserved for elderly / vulnerable customers.

Subject to change, check the Waitrose website for the latest information.

Takeaways / Food Delivery

A list of local takeaways- including many closed-down restaurants now doing takeaway or delivery- can be found here.


Nancy’s Tea Shop, 18 Old Station Road (9am-2pm)01638 667064
Rumbles Fish Bar, 14 High Street 01638 660094
The New Wellington, Cheveley (12-1:30 & 5:30-8:30pm)01638 662137
The Red Lion, Cheveley (call to book and for collection time)
Main menu + the chef can do special requests with 48 hours’ notice.
01638 730233

Food Delivery

Bakeaholics; delivering cakes, bakes and treats on Fridays in the Mildenhall, Bury and Newmarket area. Weekly box that can be ordered for delivery, and still taking celebration cake orders as birthdays haven’t been put on hold!07715 97713
The Beehive Inn – Basic grocery box as well as meat and dairy at 3 different price points and sizes. Takeaway menu available including Sunday roast. Payment by BACS / Cash.07717 723675
Burger Station, Willie Snaith Rd. (10am-5pm)07517 517292
Calzone House, Pizza, Kebab, 106 High Street 01638 603369
Chef 2 U; Fresh home made meals delivered to your door with contactless payment available.07446 844040
Domino’s Pizza, The Guineas-Shopping Centre01638 661010
Eggs & Potatoes Delivery Service
Please call to check availability / delivery to Newmarket 
07828 121777
Far Away Foods, Market Street01284 488240
Happy Veg Box; Payment by BACS, COD or PayPal.
Vegetable box distribution to Newmarket and Sudbury.
07592 286341
Haylocks Egg Shed / Laurel Farm; Farm shop open Mon-Fri 8am-12pm. Taking orders and delivering to Barton Mills, Beck Row, Brandon, Lakenheath, Mildenhall, Newmarket, Red Lodge, Thetford and West Row.07828 121777
Hmmburger, 3 High Street
(Delieveries 5-9pm, Takeaway 10am-5pm))
01638 668432
Marksman Produce, 9 Mercers Road, Bury St Edmunds
Fruit / veg / eggs / bread / milk /potatoes / frozen delivery
01284 700345
Montaz, Old Station Road (5pm-9pm, Closed Mondays)01638 665888
Newmarket Kebab House, 1 Wellington St. 01638 561799
Papa John’s Pizza, Unit 1 The Island01638 661010
St Edmunds Butchers, Order and payment by phone.
Delivering Fresh meat to Bury St Edmunds, Thetford, Newmarket, Sudbury
01284 768351
USA Fried Chicken & Burgers, 94 High Street01638 661795



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