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Smarden Parish Council

Business directory

Smarden is fortunate to have a wide range of businesses.  The Parish Council is keen to encourage everyone to support the village economy by using local shops and businesses wherever possible.

To be included your business must be located in Smarden.  Please send details and please advise us if the details change.

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Smarden Business Directory

Business Name Contact details

Art Gallery:   opportunities to buy unique and delightful gifts and enjoy vibrant exhibitions

West End House Gallery

West End House Gallery, Water Lane, Smarden TN27 8QB

01233 770261

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Artist:  commissions including architectural portraiture

Jenni Rodger

07713 850307



Baby Massage;   led by qualified instructor.  Small, friendly classes run locally.

Gwyn Moore

077210 79405



Sammy Luckhurst

01233 770676/07818848480 Sammyluckhurst22@hotmail.com 

Beauty therapist


Rachael Jones

Beauty Therapist 01233 770038 Mobile 07940732922

Bed and Breakfast

Hereford Oast


Bed and Breakfast

Romden Castle


Bed and Breakfast

The Chequers Inn, Smarden


Big Cat Sanctuary


Builder and carpenter

Dan Grant building services

01233 770512 or 07860376940


Builder:  renovations, property maintenance, general building, refurbishments and improvements;  free estimates

Jon Rodger

01233 770592

07789 931832

Builder:  Local General Builder.  All types of work from patios and painting to full extensions and alterations.  

Andrew Underdown, R Underdown

01233 770483 



Builders and contractors:  building works, period property restoration, plumbing, painting and decorating

A.T. Palmer Ltd

01233 770077




Coleman Construction Ltd.  Stephen Coleman, Heathfield Cottage, The Street, Smarden TN27 8QA

Colemanconstruction@aol.co.uk 01233 770012  07525 832200

Butchers:  all meat sourced locally when available. Plus fruit and vegetables; local milk and cream; cheeses including Kent and Sussex cheeses; cooked meats; bread; spices; hot pies; cooked chicken; filed rolls and freezer packs.  Home delivery service available

David Luckhurst

01233 770230


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Car and other motor vehicle:  servicing and repairs; MOTs; fault code diagnosis; tyres and batteries; air conditioning; welding; insurance repairs; and classic cars

Phipps Motors of Smarden

01233 770171


Car valeting: mobile cleaning service.  All car types.

Sam Randolph

01233 770610

07851 403040


Catering:  Blue Egg.  Includes hog roast, spit roast, , BBQs, Buffets, plated dinners, Weddings and other occasions.

Tim Bartleet


01233 885445


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Catering:  weddings, parties and events


Sharon Naden


01233 770298

07752 646880


Sonya Stephens

01233 771968

Complimentary therapy treatments

I have a beautiful therapy room to enhance your treatment experience . I can bespoke any of my treatments and I can blend essential armomatherapy oils to meet your invidual needs . Please take a look at my website.  Please contact me for more information if you would like to try one or some of my treatments I offer.

Fran Evett-Towner www.natureswayholistic.co.uk

Dog sitting

Sonya Stephens


Dog walking and daycare:  Walkies

Claire Helsfay and Jayne Kenneally

07921612100 01233 770154 info@walkies-uk.com


Drainage: Operated Plant And Groundwork, Extention Footings, Concreting, Drainage.   6Ton 3Ton 1.5Ton Excavators, Various Dumpers

Richard Cheeseman, Smarden Plant Services



Electrician:  all types of domestic and commercial work; inspection and testing; fully qualified and insured.  NICEIC approved contractor.

John O'Mahoney

01233 771928

1 Eastend Cottages, The Street, Smarden TN27 8


Entertainer:  parties for children and all the family.  Juggler, fire-eater, circus skills etc

Kevin Fletcher alias Topper is Pink

01233 771914


Falconry:  to educate and entertain

Wide Eyes Falconry including Kids Club


077861 68755

Fencing: Smarden Fencing Company

Adam Beckett

07999 509470

Firewood and Logs:  firewood processed, large splinter and processor for hire with operator, large diameter wood no problem.    Small parcels of standing wood wanted

Mark Nichols (formerly Don the Log)

01233 770866

07790 945320

Gardening:  garden maintenance; mowing; strimming; hedge trimming; jet washing.

James Gray

J.G. Gardens

07840 790082


Facebook: J.G. Gardens


Adrian Hackett


01233 770848 or 07905305598

Gardening, groundwork, landscaping

Geoff Tiltman

01233 770777


Goat meat 

Ritoweg Farm Trudie Thomas

01233 771934 accounts@trudiethomas.co.uk

Golf Academy


Paul Foston Paul Foston Golf Academy

01233 770067

Paul@PaulFostonGolfAcademy.co.uk www.PaulFostonGolfAcademy.co.uk

Groundwork: Operated Plant And Groundwork, Extention Footings, Concreting, Drainage.   6Ton 3Ton 1.5Ton Excavators, Various Dumpers

Richard Cheeseman, Smarden Plant Services




Hat hire: huge selection of fabulous hats for every occasion

Bonnets of Smarden


Grigsby Farm

Burnthouse Lane

TN27 8QQ

01233 770118

Hay, Haylage, Straw

New Langley Farm

Ashley Holloway

01233 770203


Hedgecutting,  spraying, and one-off garden projects etc.

Mark Nichols


01233 770866

07790 945320


Sonya Stephens

01233 771968

Holiday Accommodation

Biddenden Green Farm Cottages


Insurance broker


Brookhurst Risk Solutions

Laura Upton

01233 770802


Interior design;  full Interior Design Service, Property Renovation & more


Amy Gardner



01233 756193 // 07901615928

Kinesiology/natural health:  muscle monitoring; emotional stress release; food testing; tapping for chronic pain; circuit retaining assessments; full postural review

Smarden Kinesociology:  registered practitioner of the Kinesociology Foundation

01233 770686


Henry Harris landscaping



Locks and security services

Gary Hanson

Lakeside Locks & Security Services -


 07834542704 or 01233 770431


Model Railways:   repairs and servicing.  00 and N gauge


01233 770410

078963 16137

Mowers:  sales, service, parts, repairs, accessories.  All types of mower, lawn tractors, brush cutters, water pumps, hedge trimmers, chainsaws, snow blowers, generators and leaf blowers.   Open Mon-Fri 8.30 a.m. - 5.30 p.m.; Saturday 8.30 - 1.00 p.m.

Mower Plant Services Ltd

Sunpatch Farm, Headcorn Rd, Smarden TN27 8PJ.

01622 890046



Offices and storage

07956 442460


Occupational Therapy, including mindfulness, equine therapy and sensory processing support.

Caroline Parfitt

07939500512 caroline.parfitt@live.com

Painting and decorating

Chris Moore

01233 770457

07866 209897

Pest Control:  rodent and all insect control; residential, commercial and industrial. 7 days a week; daytime and evenings; unmarked vehicle.

Gerald Morris

01233 770458

Pest control:  domestic and commercial; specialising in rats, mice, squirrels, flying and crawling insects, mammal control. 

Ed Newing

No More Pests

07931 505224

Physiotherapy: Chartered Physiotherapist Registered with the Health Professionals Council. 

Peter Williams MCSP

01233 770468

07763 208013

Picture Framing

Alison Ridley

 Bespoke picture framing.


Soldiers Retreat, Water Lane, Smarden TN27 8NR.  01233 770885/07841 928 660


Post Office and Stores: banking and cash withdrawal; foreign currency; wide selection of goods and groceries; National Lottery tickets etc.  Open 8.00 a.m. - 5.30 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; 8.00 a.m. - 2.00 p.m. on Wednesdays; 8.00 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. on Saturdays; and 9.00 a.m. - 11.00 a.m. on Sundays

Jill Alanskas Postmistress

The Street, Smarden TN27 8NA

01233 770201


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Pre-school;  see also Education section

Smarden Pre-School, c/o Smarden Primary School, Pluckley Road, Smarden, Kent TN27 8ND

info@smardenpreschool.org web: www.smardenpreschool.org 01233 770 691

Property Renovation

Amy Gardner

amy@insiderinteriors.co.uk www.insiderinteriors.co.uk 01233 756193/07901615928

Pub and Restaurant:  The Bell 

Shepherd Neame

Bell Lane, Smarden TN27 8PW 01233 770283 http://www.bellsmarden.co.uk/

Pub: plus Tea Room and Restaurant  Chequers Inn

Glenn, Gwen, Scott and Melissa Spalding, The Street, Smarden TN27 8QA 

01233 770217


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Pub and Restaurant:  Flying Horse

Shepherd Neame

Cage Lane, Smarden TN27 8QD

01233 770435 http://www.flyinghorsesmarden.co.uk/

Risk Solutions:  insurance broker


Brookhurst Risk Solutions

Laura Upton

01233 770802



S Cox Roofing - Stuart Cox

07766733567 or 770731


Scaffolding  Restoration and listed building access is our speciality.

Ashley Hodgkins.  ASH Scaffolding Ltd, Unit D, Smarden Business Estate, Smarden Rd TN27 8QL. 

01233 770373 Info@ashscaffoldingltd.co.uk

Scaffolding and  roofing


A&H scaffolding in partnership with smarden roofing

07923522752 or



Security Services

Lakeside Locks & Security Services -


 07834542704 or 01233 770431


Claire Brown

01233 70021

Shopfitting, carpentry, joinery, building maintenance

Global Fit


Smarden Plant Services: For all your complete groundwork needs

Richard Cheeseman

07715 323332


Swimming:  children's group swimming lessons; one-to-one lessons for children or adults; open adult swim sessions and deep water aqua aerobics.

Ewe Swim

01233 770685 or follow us on Facebook;  search Eweswim School

Taxi service



Tea Room:  see the Chequers Inn above

Tutoring:  private tutoring for Primary aged children and 11+ preparation.

Mrs Plummer Tutoring

Philippa Plummer


Facebook page Mrs Plummer Tutoring

01233 770650

Vintage Fusion: treasure trove of affordable porcelain, pictures, jewellery, books, clothes, handbags, furniture and bric-a-brac

Julie Leggis


Water Softeners and Filters

Chris Dyer


Window cleaner

Vision Tech


01233 770220

07961 796888

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