Shop in Streatham for Valentines Day!
Not only has Streatham got the longest High Street in Europe, it is also packed full of hidden treasurers and delights that are perfect for surprising a loved one this Valentine’s day. So, we have put together a selection of gifts that will help impress that special someone that can all be found on your doorstep...
So why go anywhere else? Keep it local... shop in Streatham
Streatham has two dedicated card shops on the high road and one in Streatham Vale, all offering great value cards for all tastes; Premier Collections and the Card Factory are set right in the centre of the high road if you're just nipping up to get a pint of milk, and Village cards is on Streatham Vale Road just around the corner from Homebase. Why not stop in and get Valentine's sorted? The Frame Factory on Gleneagle Road has a beautiful handmade selection, as well, of course, as The Indigo Tree for those looking for something extra special. Don’t forget WH Smith has a great range of cards as well as books and gifts too.
If you’re after the handmade variety than why not contact local chocolatier Chocolates by Eloise www.chocolatesbyeloise. co.uk, on sale at Deli Lama, Estate House Coffee or the Coffee Cabin at Streatham Hill Station, or they will deliver locally. If Milk Tray or Ferrero Rocher is the answer to your sweetheart’s desires, supermarkets Co-Op, Tesco and Sainsbury’s stock boxes from £3 along with a range of heart shaped delicacies for your darling.
Bill’s Flower Stall outside Lloyd's Bank at the top of Becmead Avenue is legendary. Selling a beautiful array of bunches and bouquets as well as plants for all budgets he's the one stop shop for this Valentines staple. Open Thursday to Saturday, so plan ahead for Valentines which falls on a Tuesday this year’s otherwise you have Doris' Florists in the Vale or Lidl have some surprisingly beautiful flowers that are unsurprisingly good value.
Chanel at Westburys, Nina Ricci at the Streatham Hill Pharmacy and Issey Miyake at Savers, just some of the surprise fragrance purchases for both sexes you might have thought you needed to go into town to pick up. There’s no need to venture out of Streatham when the High Road is full of wonderful Valentines treats like these, and independent pharmacies spread along its’ full length. Shacklock and Touchwood pharmacies also stock a full range including Cerruti and Dior’s J'adore with Boots and Superdrug stocking some of the more well-known celebrity brands such as Beyoncé, Nicki Minaj and SJP. If your beau prefers to be au naturel Maitri Health stocks organic perfumes and high end cosmetics such as Dr Hauschka.
Jewellry and Gifts
With one if the most extensive collections of Silver Jewellery Indigo Tree really are the go-to gift shop in Streatham, as a finalist in the Great Gifts Retailer Awards 2016. With a full range from scented candles to clothes, pop in and discover all the treasures it has to offer. There’s a special section with gifts for guys too! Of course, Argos also stocks a good range of gifts and jewellery, including some top brands such as Pandora, and Maplin has a great selection of toys for grown-up boys too.