Shops & Business services

Currently all of our food shops are open.

These stores are open with store times as indicated.

The Histon Fryer: open 1700-2130 (telephone orders from 1500 call 01223 232452).

The Geographer is now open Tue to Fri 0900-1400 and Sat 0930-1430 with full service as well as take-away. ‘We have re-stocked our shelves with biscuits, chocolate, pasta and store cupboard essentials. We also have loose fruit and vegetables to buy as well as bread from Cobs Bakery.’

Well pharmacy Impington: open 1000-1230, 1400-1815 Mon-Fri. Closed Sat+Sun

Well pharmacy Histon: open 1000-1230, 1400-1800 Mon-Fri, 1000-1300 Sat, Closed Sun.

Tesco: open 0600-2200

The Co-Op: open 0700-2000; first hour reserved for NHS and vulnerable

The Chop Shop: open 0900-1200 and 1400-1800 Tue+Fri, Wed 1430-1930 (1800-1930 NHS and carers only please), Sat 0900-1300, Sun 1000-1200.

Barker’s Bakery: open 0700-1300 Mon-Sat; bread orders taken on 01223 232066

Histon Post Office: open 0730-1400 Mon-Fri 0730-1300 Saturday; there is a newspaper delivery service

The Station Stores: open 0700-1800 Mon-Sat and 0700-1400 Sunday; deliveries OK for orders over £40. Call 01223 232412

Gulf Garage: open 0800-1600 Mon-Sat and 0800-1200 Sunday.

Pizzatown: open 1600-2200. Call 01223 232000

The Phoenix: the cafe/pub is closed.

The Barley Mow: the pub is closed but there’s a takeaway Sunday roast. Call 01223 277217

The Red Lion: the pub is closed but there’s take away pizza and beer (and more) Fri-Sun 1700-2030 (check Facebook for more information)

The Indian Ocean is now (as of 15 Apr 20) open for takeaway

Barclays is open Mon, Thu + Fri 0930-1200

The Cambridge Building Society is open 0900-1400 Mon-Fri not Wed, 0900-1200 Sat

The retail side of Print-out is closed but the company is still active and can take orders over the phone (01223 232709) or by email (

These outlets are closed: all our other pubs and non-food retail, Delicious, the St Andrew’s Centre, the flowers + veg stall on Park Lane.

More businesses are offering take away and delivery options. Click here for more information about these.

The Railway Vue may open for takeaway and delivery later.

There’s more information about businesses on HI Hub at

There’s also a useful spreadsheet (note the date in the top right hand corner when it was last updated) online at

You can download this spreadsheet at shop opening times.xls