Gawsworth Community Shop

owned and run by volunteers for the benefit of the community

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About Us

We are a team of local volunteers who were determined to save our local shop from permanent closure and relaunch it as a community shop staffed by the community for the benefit of the community.

We are a registered society under the Co-operative and Community Benefit Act 2014 and trade under the name Gawsworth Community Shop Limited, Registered in England No: IP031013

Our registered office is:

2 Longbutts Lane, Gawsworth, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 9QU

The shop address is:

2 Longbutts Lane, Gawsworth, Cheshire, SK11 9QU

If you have any questions about any aspect of what we are aiming to achieve please email .

If you have suggestions regarding products you would like us to stock please email

How it all started is on this page

Board Members

Ray Shaw (Chairman)

Daryl Williams (Company Secretary)

Dave Partington (Treasurer)

Brian Fawcett

Neil Phillips

Val Shaw

Sarah Bacon

David Smetham.

Shop Management Team

Shonna Allan, Shop Supervisor

Kathryn Taylor, Shop Supervisor


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