Temperatures are plummeting and festive adverts are popping up left, right and centre, which can mean only one thing: Christmas shopping season has arrived. If you’re steeling yourself for the cramped conditions of city’s shopping centres, stop: you could find just what you’re looking for by doing your Christmas shopping right here in Cheadle Hulme.
We’re lucky to have loads of great businesses on our doorstep and shopping locally this festive season is a wonderful way to support small businesses. There are plenty of unique gift ideas to be found for family and friends, from beauty treatments to a whole new outfit.
As well as supporting local businesses, Christmas shopping in Cheadle Hulme can be a less stressful experience than heading into town or the city centre. Parking is cheaper and easier, you’ll spend less time in traffic and there are fewer crowds to contend with.
Do your blood pressure a favour for Christmas 2019 – stay local. Here are our top picks for Christmas shopping in Cheadle Hulme.
Beauty, cosmetic and personal care salon Chapel Holistics is conveniently located in Cheadle Hulme precinct, offering a range of services for mind and body. From luxury facials and spray tans to reflexology, there are dozens of thoughtful ways to treat someone special in your life.
Gift vouchers are available for any amount, or can be produced to the value of a specific treatment if you know what your loved one would really like – the choice is yours.
Why not show the light of your life some love this Christmas with a practical gift from brand new lighting store Lit? Having recently opened at Stanley Green Retail Park, Lit sells all manner of bright and beautiful light fittings, from integrated spotlights to table lamps.
The lights in store make ideal gifts for newlyweds yet to furnish their home, as well as for loved ones who have recently moved or who are looking to replace fittings or lamps. There’s free installation on selected products, too!
Celebrating 150 years in business, J Pimlott family butchers are making this festive season one to remember with all kinds of giveaways and fun stuff in store. You might not consider the butchers to be a present pit-stop but we all know someone who can’t resist a string of sausages or tender steak – gift vouchers are available, too.
Alternatively, now that Christmas orders are being taken, why not contribute to the cost of Christmas dinner by paying for the turkey? It’s a win-win – both for the cook and the hungry diners who get to gobble it up!
Cheshire Home Fragrance
Heading out of Cheadle Hulme and into Hazel Grove over the next few weeks? Why not stop off at the Cheshire Home Fragrance showroom on Bramhall Lane South? Caroline’s highly-scented collection of scented candles, wax melts, room diffusers and more have won awards!
As well as room fragrances, Cheshire Home Fragrance also stocks classy car diffusers, which make excellent stocking fillers – Santa take note! – and gift vouchers are available for any amount you’d like.
If you want to treat the men or boys in your life this Christmas, pop into Famous Henry’s barbershop on Gillbent Road and feast your eyes on all sorts of mane-taming essentials.
Famous Henry’s have their own brand of haircare products available in sets or individually, so you can pick out a couple of little treats or go for something more substantial. Other brands are also stocked, including Shave Doctor and American Crew.
Davis Permanent Cosmetics & DPC Skin Therapy Clinic
Husband and wife team Phil and Penny offer all kinds of beautifying services from their base at Stockport Road in Cheadle. Penny at DPC Skin Therapy Clinic specialises in boosting customers’ confidence through tailored skincare packages, including chemical peels, digital needling, laser hair removal and nano current facials.
Phil, who runs Davis Permanent Cosmetics, offers semi-permanent makeup such as hairstroke brows, lip tint, areola tattooing and scalp micro pigmentation. Gift vouchers for both are available from £10 upwards and can be posted out – gift boxes are included with vouchers of £30 and above.
Station Road Optician
Station Road Optician is our local port of call for eyecare and eyewear in Cheadle Hulme, and there’s loads of choice in store for the perfect pair of specs. Catering for all tastes, Station Road stocks a wide range of glamorous glasses as well as understated styles from the likes of Anne Et Valentin, Lindberg and Jacques Marie Mage.
If someone you know is in the market for some new frames, pitch in with a gift voucher from £50 upwards – it’s sure to be a real eye-opener on Christmas morning!
Players Theatre on Cheadle Road has been a lively hub of drama since 1955, building up a reputation for excellent amateur dramatics. If you’re shopping for a fan of the arts, why not treat them to some tickets for an upcoming event? There are already dates in the diary until mid-May 2020!
Alternatively, if it’s a gift for a budding star of the stage, a year’s membership could be the perfect present. Prices range from £30 to £47 and include tickets to four main plays, newsletters and free or reduced admission to social events.
Based on Mellor Road, The Clinic offers expertly delivered aesthetic treatments by fully qualified nurse practitioner Liz. The Clinic specialises in rejuvenation treatments like dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections, softening lines and filling out hollows for a fresher facial appearance.
Alongside treatments, The Clinic stocks prescription-only skincare from the likes of Obagi and ZO – two of the top names in medical-strength cosmetics and a welcome gift for anyone who likes to look after their looks with top quality products. Vouchers are available for any amount.
Independent ladies’ wear shop Crissan on Church Road is just the place to treat a lovely lady to a special something, be it a warming winter scarf or a full outfit. There’s so much to choose from in store, including jumper dresses, coats, gloves and bags.
Alongside clothing and accessories, Crissan also stocks a fantastic range of modern, eye-catching jewellery from Macclesfield brand Dante, and gift vouchers are offered in any denomination.
The Retreat Rooms
Offering ESPA facials and body treatments, nails, massage and more, The Retreat Rooms on Church Road provides a welcome escape from the daily grind. Men and women are catered for, so why not pop in and pick up a voucher for the treatment you know someone will love? Vouchers are valid for six months after purchase.
There’s also an ESPA gift shop on site, housing an array of gorgeous gifts, all beautifully wrapped. Stock is quickly diminishing, though, so get your skates on if you want to pick out the perfect present in time for the big day.
Christmas shopping in Cheadle Hulme is, without a doubt, a fantastic alternative to the stress and strain of busy cities and shopping centres. The only question is: where will you go first?!