Shopping in Colchester

By SPP Reporter

SODEXO/CostCutter shop with its adjoining Post Office is ideally suited for most Station Families. In addition to the range of grocery items there are newspapers, magazines and greeting cards. They also offer facilities for the purchase of National Lottery tickets.

Cashpoint Machines

Bank of Scotland Iceni Square, Iceni Road

Bank of Scotland SODEXO/CostCutter

Barclays Bank Prettygate

Various Cashlines Sainsbury’s Western Approach

Various Cashlines Asda

Various Cashlines Tesco Highwoods & Hythe

Various Cashlines Town Centre

Colchester Markets

Friday and Saturday

Culver Street and

Long Wire Street


North Station 0830-1300 hrs

There are large shops in Colchester Town Centre including Debenhams, Fenwick, H & M, Primark, Marks & Spencer, Superdrug, Boots, W H Smith etc.

Shops are limited for Sunday opening.

Tollgate Shopping Centre

Iceland, Curry’s, PC World, many furniture, electrical and linen stores, McDonalds, Smiths Toystore, Argos, Costa Coffee, Next etc.

Small square of mixed shops on Iceni Way include Co-op, chemist, newsagent, Chinese takeaway, fish and chips etc.


Asda, Turner Rise (North Station) 543159

Fiveways, Peartree Road, Stanway 541890

J Sainsbury (Western Approach) 748440

J Sainsbury (Town Centre) 570289

Tesco (Highwoods) 288400

Tesco (Hythe) 87400

Waitrose (St Andrews Ave) 861230

Lidl (Gosbecks Rd) 0370 444 1234

Aldi (London Rd) 0800 042 0800

Aldi (Magdalen Rd) 0800 042 0800

Post Office

You can now pay bills, collect benefits, buy phonecards, even send money worldwide, your nearest post office is situated inside the SODEXO/CostCutter shop. For help or advice on all counter services call the customer helpline on 0845 722 3344.

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