Local Shopping Facilities


By SPP Reporter


The town of Bicester offers a fairly comprehensive shopping centre and caters for most general needs. Please refer to the Classified Index of Advertisers at the back of this Guide. Bicester has a selection of supermarkets, clothing shops, furniture and electrical stores, butchers, bakers, hairdressers, dry cleaners and travel agents. All the leading banks have branches in the town as do the majority of the more popular building societies. There is a very good street market in Bicester town every Friday, with many stalls and a wide range of goods for sale. Buses run regularly between Bicester town centre and Ambrosden. There are several car parks in the town.

Families living in Ambrosden need not travel to Bicester for all their shopping. There are several more local alternatives. In the middle of the families quarters estate is located the Garrison Amenity Centre which, among many other facilities, houses the Costcutter Families Shop. The Costcutter Families Shop is open at the following times:

Open: Monday-Friday 0700-2030 hrs, Saturday & Sunday 0900-2030 hrs

In the village there is also a hairdressers and a Post Office.

There is also Arncott Emporium, a convenience store at 53 Woodpiece Road, Upper Arncott Tel: 01869 369060

Should you ever tire of the shopping facilities offered in the Bicester area you might choose to explore the superb shopping centres to be found in nearby Oxford, Aylesbury and Banbury.



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