The Best Local Stores To Help You Put The Finishing Touches On Your Renovation Project

Our favourite homeware and interior stores in Cambridge

If you’re currently renovating your Cambridge home, you’ll inevitably find yourself in need of a few finishing touches to complete your space. Whether that means finding a dining table fit for a king or an eye-catching artwork to perfectly set off your beautiful new kitchen, it can be difficult to know where to start if you’re looking for something a little different. Having lived and worked in Cambridge for over 40 years, we’ve gotten to know the local area well. To help you give your new kitchen, bathroom or home interior the perfect final flourish, we’ve put together a guide to some of our favourite local interiors and homeware stores in and around Cambridge and Bishop’s Stortford.

Ark – Homeware

Peas Hill, Cambridge, CB2 3PP

Nestled in between the unusual and quirky gift items, Ark sells a range of unique and playful homewares. Their exclusive collection of antique brass door knockers and handles are beautiful and great fun! Their shop is located in Cambridge city centre, just around the corner from King’s College.

Angela Reed – Furniture, Lighting & Homeware

Market Hill, Saffron Walden, CB10 1HQ

Purveyors of high-quality furniture and homewares, family-run company Angela Reed have been curating their lovely collection for over 130 years. Although their Cambridge shop is now closed, you can still visit their brilliant flagship store in Saffron Walden, where you’ll find an impressive 13 rooms and 5 floors to explore.

Byard Art – Art & Framing Service

Kings Parade, Cambridge, CB2 1SJ

Showcasing art from local and world-renowned artists, you’ll find a lovely collection of original pieces to suit a range of budgets. Byard Art gallery are always welcoming and can even help arrange commissions and source artworks especially for you.

Cambridge Classics – Handcrafted Doors & Windows

Cherry Hinton Road, Cambridge, CB1 7BS

If you’re renovating a period property, you’ll definitely want to consider giving Cambridge Classics a call. All their exquisite traditional windows and doors are handcrafted right here in Cambridge. You can arrange an appointment to visit their workshop and showroom on Cherry Hinton Road.

Cambridge Contemporary Crafts – Handmade British Crafts

Bene’t Street, Cambridge, CB2 3QN

Championing art and homewares from British craftspeople, this showroom-cum-gallery is the perfect place to discover stunning ceramics that are functional as well as beautiful. You can also shop their collection online.

The Cambridge Shutter Company – Bespoke Shutters

View their products at Potton Self Build Show Centre, St Neots

Specialising in high-quality bespoke shutters and stylish plantation shutters, The Cambridge Shutter Company can cater to all your needs. They even offer a custom colour service. You can see their superb products right next to our own fantastic kitchens and bathrooms at the Potton Self Build Show Centre in St Neots.

Fashion Flooring & Interiors – Bespoke Home Furnishings

High Street, Bishop’s Stortford, CM23 2LS

From carpets and curtains to eye-catching mirrors, Bishop’s Stortford’s family-run home furnishings experts have earned a great reputation for their excellent turn-key service. They offer lots of bespoke options, perfect if you’ve got something more specific in mind.

Mandarin Stone – Tiles

High Street, Trumpington, CB2 9HZ

Mandarin Stone have a fantastic collection of timeless and trendy floor and wall tiles available to accessorise you home with. You can browse their stylish range at their showroom in Trumpington, on the outskirts of Cambridge.

Podarok – Homeware

Bene’t Street, Cambridge, CB2 3PT

Amidst a selection of lovely jewellery and unusual gifts, you’ll also find a wonderful little collection of cushions, ceramics and home décor from some of the UK’s top independent makers.

Primavera Gallery – Art

Kings Parade, Cambridge, CB2 1SJ

Specialising in British design, the Primavera Gallery is a wonderful place to pick up stunning original artworks and unusual ceramics.

Providence – Paints & Home Décor

Burwash Manor Shop, Barton, CB23 7EY

Providence stock paints from Mylands, Farrow & Ball and Earthborn, perfect if you’re planning on giving your space a fresh lick of colour. They also sell a beautiful artisan range of homeware items.

Vinegar Hill – Homeware

Potter Street, Bishop’s Stortford, CM23 3UH

If you’re local to Bishop’s Stortford, the recently opened Vinegar Hill store is worth a browse. They sell a lovely collection of unique homewares, including lighting and soft furnishings.


If you’re considering refreshing your kitchen or bathroom, our expert team would be delighted to help. We will be here to support you in bringing your vision to life from start to finish. For more information or to discuss your ideas, please give us a call on 01223 904150 or email