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Our guide to companies and services in the area. For all your local specialists in the Peak District and surrounding areas, look no further!

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01629 735496 / 07717 755377

Removal of any Household/Garden Items

Matlock

Cross Green Services

01629 813301

Planning and architectural consultants

Bakewell

Oldfield Design

01433 651888

Estate Agent

Hathersage

Eadon Lockwood & Riddle

01629 820030

Gates, railings, architecture metalwork

Wirksworth

Elysion

01433 695560

Architecture, new builds, extensions, conversions, restoration

Castleton

James Darwent

01629 814006

Architectural services

Bakewell

Nick Marriott

01629 815053

Architecture, new builds, extensions, alterations, garages, loft and barn conversions

Bakewell

Richard Mundy (RMBD)

01298 872347 / 07764 318441

Building and Renovation, Extensions in local stone, roofing, plastering

Bakewell

A. Salisbury

01629 732155 / 07881 744025

For all Building Work, extensions joinery & Roof Work

Matlock

Alan Doxey

• Saving fuel and car parking charges. Reducing pollution, less traffic thus improving the  environment.
 
• You may get a better deal - For instance local bakers, greengrocers, butchers could reward regular custom.
 
• Good advice; butchers could advise on how to cook certain cuts of meat and what size joint you might need for a family get together.
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• Shopping at your local butchers cuts down on food miles and stress on the animals, therefore better quality meat. Plus traceability from farm to fork which is very important. Also support for local farmers.
 
• Shopping at local bakers, greengrocers and farm shops - the food is likely to contain more nutrients and have less packaging.
 
• Thriving independent businesses on the high street boost the prices of nearby homes.
 
• Helps to build the local community. Craft shops, cafés, bookshops host events from knitting clubs, children’s events, reading groups etc.
 
• Local independent shops often stock items which are made locally and not available elsewhere so the chance of getting a one-off gift is a major plus.
 
• Local Artisan markets help promote the talents of the next generation of designers and retailers with a constant turnover of new products, and sellers listen to customers’ demands.
 
• Shopping local creates local jobs.
 
• Helps to build a good relationship with your shopkeeper which is more personal.
 
• Local businesses are more likely to use your own business if you use theirs.
 
• Try before you buy, for example independent off licences may have wine tasting events, bakeries, delicatessens, and farm shops have samples of food to try.
 
• Many local businesses support local charities therefore shopping local you are helping to increase donations.

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