Shopping and deliveries

  • Botley Community Larder: – Delicious, low-cost, surplus food supplied on Thursdays 3pm-5:30pm at St Peter and St Paul Church Hall, 8 West Way, OX2 9JY. For a £3.50/week (£14/month) membership you get 10+ non-perishable items per week plus fruit and veg. Membership is paid for monthly via direct debit and can be cancelled at any point. Sign up here: https://www.sofea.uk.com.
  • If you are struggling financially and can’t afford the £3.50 get in touch: we may still be able to help. They may also be able to deliver if you are shielding/ vulnerable/ have medical issues/ elderly. Email any queries to botleylarder@gmail.com or find us on Facebook at Botley Community Larder.
  • Botley Community Fridge: – A fridge into which anyone can put food, and from which anyone can take food, reducing food waste. During the lockdown, the Botley Community Fridge will be open daily 10-4 at the St Peter and St Paul Church Hall lobby (normally it is in the church lobby), 81 West Way, OX2 9JY. The fridge is free to give to and take from, and can help top up your fridge. Unlike the larder, there is no guarantee of how much food will be available. See also their Facebook page for updates (link in heading above).
  • Other options: If neither of these works for you, please fill in this form and the team will try to help you.

  • Oxford Mutual Aid Kitchen Collective: free reheatable meals. Sign up: 07310 160595 or email:  kitchencollective@oxfordmutualaid.org
  • School holidays: Free and discount food for children – check this list of cafes and pubs offering free meals for children over the Christmas break. There are tabs for our area – the Vale, plus South Oxfordshire and National chains with offers.
  • Support from Botley Co-op: Deliveries Tues & Thurs for Co-op members isolated at home, call 0800 435 902 before 1pm. Click & collect also available.
  • Local shop hours, including for vulnerable & key workers: this list is continually updated, contact us if you can add information.
  • Home delivery services – this list has a local focus and includes details of delivery costs, it’s being continually updated, contact us if you have information to add. Oxford City Council have also published a list as have Bitten Oxford .