Local Businesses

All these businesses and tradespeople have been personally recommended, following an appeal on shinfo for information about skilled and trustworthy builders and other trades.

For more details, contact Linda on jolinda.slater@btinternet.com

Babysitting

Karina Morrison
Karina is a French and Spanish student who does a lot of babysitting on Hinksey Hill. References available
07717 662798
karinamorrison@yahoo.co.uk

Polly Rawcliffe
735288
07835 244112
pollyr@hotmail.co.uk

Balloon Decorations

SmartBalloons
David Willacombe offers balloon decoration for every event
01494 782694
07982 038875
d.willacombe@virginmedia.com
www.smartballoons.vpweb.co.uk

Builders

N B Ward Ltd
Repairs & Restoration
01296 339 843
07768 400 602
nigelb.ward@btopenworld.com

Dave Cullen
07831 360739

Pat Smith
07814 803905
www.patsmithbuilders.co.uk

D&N Builders from Kennington
730100
dnbuilders@hotmail.co.uk

Carpenter and Joiner

Luke Hawthorne
07731 008102
ljhawthorne@hotmail.co.uk
Excellent workmanship, friendly, much recommended

Caterers

Pippa Hamwee lives in South Hinksey and does wonderful and interesting food, all home-made. She can provide finger-food, snacks, teas, lunches, dinners etc. Her prices are very reasonable.
07586 048 861
pippahamwee@hotmail.com

Ann’s Munchies from Wolvercote
513279
www.annsmunchies.co.uk

Jayne Clark Catering from Wheatley
872197
jayne.clark1@ntlworld.com
www.jayneclark-catering.co.uk

Chimney Sweeps

Mr Buckingham from Abingdon. Recommended to book a long time in advance
01235 531207

M.Soden & Son. A local family firm over several generations
873924

Ivan Staines from Thame
01844 212382

Decorators

TP Decorators
Tony Price
01235 521262
07817 724808

Mark Anthony (“Markey”)
01865 717333
07901 387941

Jon Crute
07940 843903
jcodecorating@yahoo.co.uk
Highly recommended, has done work for several people in the village and for the Village Hall

Chalkie from Chalkies of Abingdon
07711 747246

Graham Newport
862547

Martyn Turner from Banbury. Also does bathrooms and kitchens
07983 148258

Electricians

Colin White of C. R. White Electrical Limited. Has done work in the village hall, recommended for friendly manner, quality of work and price
361312
07986 730259
colin@crwhiteelectrical.co.uk
www.crwhiteelectrical.co.uk

Andy Allsworth of Elliott & Jordan
07836 211874

Tezel Electrics from Charlton-on-Otmoor. For total rewiring
01865 331001
tezel@tezelelectrics.co.uk

Exercise, Injury and Nutrition

Alan Gordon, Biomechanist, specialising in the Over 45s and Women’s Exercise, Injury and Nutrition.

07833 110364
www.alangordon-health.co.uk

Gardeners / Landscaping

Absolute Maintenance Landscape & Fencing
Highly recommended for excellent quality of work, a real family firm, pleasant to get on with. Tree work, fencing, decking, turfing, raised beds etc. (They do not do routine garden maintenance.)
01235 355056

Garden Centre

Oxford Garden Centre is located within the Village, on the Hill side of the A34
Website

Golf Club

The Parish is home to Hinksey Heights Golf Club, which has three courses of various difficulty and is open to both players and members. The Club also has a Driving Range, Pro Shop and Clubhouse
www.oxford-golf.co.uk

Kitchen and Bathroom Fitting

Martin Williamson
Inhouse Design (Oxford) Ltd
Grange Court Studio
15 Oxford Road
Old Marston
Oxford OX3 0PQ
01865 723599
design@inhouseoxford.co.uk
www.inhouseoxford.co.uk
Highly recommended in every way

Martyn Turner from Banbury
07983 148258

Leaded Lights / Windows

The Artistic Leaded Glass Co from Ducklington, near Witney
Restored the large window over the main Village Hall door, highly recommended
01993 704 571
info@artistic-lead.co.uk

Milk

Dairy Crest delivers Monday, Wednesday and Friday in the Village and Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday on the Hill,
243479

Newspapers

Kennington Post Office delivers daily in the Village
735128

Plumbers and heating

Dan Heelas from Heelas Heating and Renewables
327083
Website

Bruce Warner from Crescent Plumbing and Heating
Website

Oxford Plumbing Services from Abingdon
01235 527717

Tiling

Tony O’Neill
07968 231626
tonyoneill1@live.co.uk

Rick Bailey
07767 303673

Paul Higgs from Headington
07712 675309

Toby Baughan from London
0207 916 9457
07812 386076

Graham Newport
862547

Vets

Hilltop Veterinary Centre

The Barn
Hinksey Heights

01865 736060
info@hilltopvets.co.uk
Website

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