Please note new office telephone number: 01323 749 503

Main Shop

The Main Shop is situated in the foyer of the main entrance to the hospital and has been operating since 1976, when the hospital first opened. It is headed by a shop manager, Rai Hitchen and is run by a dedicated team of volunteers. The shop provides the patients, visitors and staff with a wide variety of products from newspapers to nightwear, everything that might be required for a stay in hospital, as well as cards, gifts, seasonal items, books, knits, food and drinks. It is open seven days a week.


Main Entrance on the right hand side

Opening times

Monday to Friday: 09:00 to 16:00

Saturday: 10:30 – 15:00

Sunday and Bank Holidays: 11:30 – 14:30


01323 647 188
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Opening Times

Our office is manned Monday to Friday 9am to 2pm.


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Charity Number: 220592

Address: Friends Office,
District General Hospital
Kings Drive,
BN21 2UD

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