Totally Locally Axminster is working with Axminster Community Emergency Response (ACER) to provide the community with constantly updated information about traders who are still able to offer services during the new lockdown.  While our focus is on the independents, we have included national stores for completeness. The information shown here will be added to as further detail becomes available and is correct to the best of our knowledge.

Traders – if you are not shown here and would like to be, please email your information (and any updates) to

Trader Location Contact Activity   Status
Acorn Gift Shop Victoria Place
01297 33352
Gifts, cards   Shop closed but happy to take orders by phone and email. Delivers locally free of charge.
Archway Bookshop Church Street
01297 33744
Books, cards   Shop closed. Browse for and order books from for delivery by post, or collection by arrangement. As an alternative to Amazon you can use
Arts Café Bar Church Street   Cafe   Currently closed following fire.
Axe News West Street 07901 502508 Newsagent, cards, grocery   Open during lockdown but reduced hours – Mon to Sat 6am – 13.30; Sun 7am – 10am. Will deliver newspapers, magazines, milk, eggs and bread. New service offers to be point of sale for goods for a 15% fee with post and packaging options.
Axminster Inn 
Silver Street 01297 34947
Pub   Pub closed. Please support this business when we come out of lockdown.
Axminster Jewellers West Street 01297 34124
Jeweller   Shop closed but has a pre-Xmas window display. Email to reserve items for post lockdown collection.
Axminster Library South Street 01297 32693
Library   ‘Choose and Collect’ service is operating. Contact via phone, email or message on facebook to advise what books, DVDs or audiobooks you would like. A convenient time will be arranged for you to collect.
Axminster Printing West Street
01297 32266
Stationery, printing, crafts   Shop closed. Call or email to order stationery or printing. Free local delivery or pre-order for collection at the door. Updates on Facebook and Instagram daily. Website from 7 Nov –
Axminster Tools Trafalgar Way 03332 404406 DIY   Shop closed but operating a click and collect service from Millwey Rise –
West Street 07796 396562 Bakery   Shop open 8am – 3pm Mon – Sat. Order by 12 noon the previous day.
Bennett & Rogers Opticians West Street 01297 35051 Optician   Open for business as usual following Government guidelines. Routine and emergency eye appointments, spectacle repairs and adjustments, eye drops and solutions.
Bolts Hair & Body West Street 01297 32211 Hair, beauty   Salon closed – please support this business post lockdown.
Boots Trinity Square 01297 32288 Chemist and pharmacist   Open as usual. During lockdown: 9am – 5.30 Mon to Sat.
Cinnamons South Street 01297 631175 Restaurant & take-away (Indian)   Restaurant closed but operates a take-away service and also home delivery.
Cloud Nine Florists Victoria Place Florist   Shop closed – please support this business when we come out of lockdown. See
Coffee Factory Shute
01297 551259
Coffee provisions online, cafe   Providing a full service on website orders via Coffee bags and coffee accessories can be ordered by phone or email and paid for via a link before collection. Brew Bar remains open for takeaway coffee ordered at the door (card payments only).
Collate Interiors  Trinity Square
07929 187815
Gifts and homeware   Shop closed but operating click and collect via website and offers local delivery. Also running regular instasales (@collateinteriors).
Complete Meats South Street 01297 631506 Butcher   Open as usual during lockdown. Free home delivery.
Cookies Cake Away Home worker Take-away food   Plant based cakes and bakes to your door operating take away service. Delivery to EX13. Check menu and order via facebook page or email.
Cooperative West Street 01297 35224 Supermarket   Open as usual 7am – 10pm (10am – 4pm Sundays)
Cooperative South Street 08445 076698 Convenience store   Open as usual 7am – 10pm (10am – 10pm Sundays)
Corner House Bakery George Street 01297 598903 Bakery, take-away food   Open Mon to Fri 8.30am – 2pm for take-away hot drinks, hot soups and food, and also for freshly baked bread, sweet and savoury treats. Ring to order – free delivery of full menu.
Country Market (Thurs am) Masonic Hall, South Street Facebook Food and crafts   Re-opens Thurs 12 Nov for food sales (cakes, savouries, preserves, eggs, fruit & vegetables).
Taking orders for Christmas food, and can take orders for craft on an order & collect basis. Also order via facebook.
Courthouse Makers Church Street 01297 631698 Crafts and gifts   Shop closed. Has launched new website as the focus for a click and collect service. Free delivery within 10 miles – standard £3 postage beyond. Also selling on facebook and instagram.
Cow & the Bean Lyme Street 01297 792782 Cafe & takeaway   Operating 5pm – 9pm Wednesdays to Sundays as a takeaway offering burgers, fries and cheesecake. Call to book.
Crafty Hobbit  Trinity Square 01297 35096 Crafts, gifts   Shop closed but watch for offers on facebook and instagram for collection.
Fabric Shop
West Street 01297 32973 Fabric, wool, haberdashery   Shop closed – please support this business as soon as we come out of lockdown.
Friends of Arc Chard Road 01297 639333 Charity, clothing, cards and more   Shop closed through lockdown but has a stock of Xmas cards that can be ordered by texting or messaging Jeremy Walden on 07714 295750 for. Collection or delivery.
Ganesha Wholefoods  South Street 01297 33957 Wholefoods, health   Shop open throughout lockdown – max three customers at any time. Orders can be taken and paid for by phone for collection. Delivery (cost £4.75) on orders to the value of at least £30. Free delivery if over £40. Website takes orders for delivery across UK..
George Hotel George Street 01297 33385 Hotel and bar   Closed during lockdown.
Glynis George Interiors Victoria Place 01297 639739
07921 668365
Interior design, fabrics   Shop closed but still taking enquiries.
Julian Hill Electrical Mobile 07716 385582 Electrical contractor   Open and able to handle complete electrical works following Government guidance and Covid risk assessment.
Lemon Plaice Lyme Street 01297 35888 Take-away (fish & chips)   Open as usual
Lou La Belle Trinity Square 01297 35000
07814 703244
Ladies fashion   Shop closed but watch for big new shop window display from which you can order by phone for collection.
Loves Furniture Restoration South Street
Furniture restoration   Workshop operating but no-one to visit. Will collect and deliver with social distancing.
Macsorsons Silver Street 07711 756575 (Mark) Fishmonger   Stall still operates at Thursday market. Also order by phone for home delivery.
Melanie Brown Hair & Beauty George Street 01297 35667 Hair, beauty   Salon closed – please support this business after lockdown.
Mortons Chemist Trinity Square 01297 32115 Chemist, pharmacy   Open as normal through lockdown. Delivery service
Nail Studio South Street 01297 598101 Nails, beauty   Closed during lockdown
Nan’s Family Kitchen Home workers 07854 200112 Food delivery service   Continuing to operate through lockdown delivering home cooked meals to the elderly and vulnerable. See
Pawsitive Thinking Online Pet products   Open online at offering products for dogs and chickens. Also has gift ideas. Delivers by post or courier.
Project Food South Street 01297 631782 Food, greengrocery   Shop open as usual for fruit, veg, eggs and own frozen ready meals. Open Mon, Tues, Sat 9.30am – 1pm; Wed, Thurs, Fri 9.30am – 2pm.
Rabbit Hole Barbershop South Street 07576 779679 Barber   Closed during lockdown but book your post-lockdown haircut using Booksy app
Rainbow Pearls Design Home worker 07946 135373
Masks   Still making masks during lockdown and will post or deliver if needed. Email or text for details.
Reflections Hair & Beauty Chard Street 01297 34277 Hair, beauty   Salon closed – please support this business after lockdown.
Ric’s Kitchen Victoria Place 01297 35821 Cafe, take-away   Restaurant and cafe closed but takeaway now available Fridays and Saturdays 4pm – 8pm. See
River Cottage Kitchen Trinity Square Restaurant, cafe   Restaurant and cafe closed but operating a take-away service during lockdown as follows: Curry Club – Thursday – Collection 12 – 6
Supper Club – Friday – Collection 12 – 6
Sunday Club – Sunday – Collection 10 – 11
Daytime takeaway lunches and snacks 10 – 2 Wed – Sat. See
RKL Tools Victoria Place 01297 34734 DIY   Shop open as an essential service. Also offering a call/pay and collect option and a delivery service.
Safar Woodmead Road 01297 631603 Restaurant &. take-away (Indian)   Restaurant closed but open for take-away – you can order online at
Sweet Shop Trinity Square 01297 631399 Confectionery   Shop closed, but orders taken by phone for collection or delivery (free in Axminster on orders over £10).
Tesco Shand Park 0345 6779019 Supermarket   Open as usual 8am – 10pm (10am – 4pm Sundays)
Unique Framework Millwey Rise 07801 260259 Framing   Workshop open throughout lockdown (8am – 4pm) with COVID provisions. Can pick up and return goods to and from its own car park. One person in reception at any time.
Waffle Community House Trinity Square 01297 35139 Cafe, community hub   Closed until 3 December when new premises due to open
West Country Higgler South Street 01297 639222 Cafe, takeaway   Cafe closed but open for takeaway coffee, teas, cakes, toasties and sandwiches Mon to Sat 9-3. Specialist coffee beans, teas, accessories and clothing can be ordered online from
West Street Picture Framing  West Street 01297 598176
Framing   Shop closed but still taking enquiries – see