FROM 10th SEPTEMBER WE ARE OPEN WITHOUT APPOINTMENT FOR SHOP PURCHASES (COLLECTION OF PAID ORDER STILL BY APPOINTMENT)
REVISED SAFETY MEASURES -1 FAMILY AT A TIME /CARD PAYMENT ONLY/ NO ACCESS TO CHANGING ROOMS
COLLECTION OF PAID ORDERS STILL NEED TO BOOK AN APPOINTMENT WHEN YOU RECEIVE YOUR COLLECTION TEXT.
PLEASE NOTE WE ARE NOW PREPARING TO TRANSITION BACK TO 1 LOCATION AND ARE PROCESSING ALL OUTSTANDING ON LINE ORDERS BUT IF YOU CURRENTLY PLACE AN ORDER YOU WILL HAVE A WAIT TIME UPTO 14 DAYS (IF ITEM IS IN STOCK) SO WOULD INVITE YOU TO NOW VISIT THE SHOP TO PURCHASE WHAT YOU NEED.
WE ARE WAITING FOR A NUMBER OF PRODUCT DELAYED DELIVERIES AND WILL CONTACT YOU AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
NEW OPENING TIMES OF MAIN SHOP
WEEKDAYS 8.30 – 5.30 (CLOSED WEDNESDAYS) SATURDAY 9-5.30. COLLECTION OF ORDERS TIMES ARE BY APPOINTMENT AND VARY TO THE ABOVE.
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The Sewing Shop
Welcome to The Sewing Shop, Gravesham’s leading school wear supplier. Established for over 20 years and now under new Ownership we are proud to supply school uniform for over thirty local schools.
Our uniform range extends from plain to bespoke items and also supply local clubs with bespoke clothing through our embroidery and printing services. Brownies, Beavers, Cubs, Explorers and Leaders, Guides and Scouts uniform stocked.
With our exceptionally skilled seamstress on site we are able to offer a friendly quality alteration service from minor daywear to full delicate Bridesmaid dress alterations.
Please try and attend your booked appointment. We have had a number of no shows or very late cancellations and this means other parents have lost the opportunity of having that slot. With limited access to the shop EVERY appointment is needed to be fulfilled in order for us to help the community and fit our school children. Update 23rd July 2020 – we are releasing appointments daily and will continue to do so until we reach capacity. PLEASE DO NOT TRY AND LEAVE BOOKING A SLOT UNTIL AUGUST YOU MAY BE DISAPPOINTED. Adults/Children over 11 must wear a mask in the shop unless exempt and you contact us in advance. Card Payments only. 1 parent/1child per booking only (we will try and accommodate single parents -please call us 01474 536700).
DEADLINE FOR ONLINE ORDERS CLOSED AT 9 AM 15TH AUGUST 2020 FOR BACK TO SCHOOL DATES DUE TO DEMAND.
We are very much aware and respectful of the Government’s advice that all UK citizens and Businesses must play their part to protect the most vulnerable in our society and to support the NHS we have been busy preparing to re open. We aim to keep our Customers and Staff as safe as possible.
Our Covid Compliance measures we are introducing:-
Max 3 bookings per time slot.
Socially Distanced Appointment Areas
1 Parent/1 Child per Appointment Slot (unless agreed otherwise)
Designated Waiting positions within Store
Hand Gel on entering and exiting
Face Coverings must be worn by Adults (you can purchase from us on entering at a discount)
Regular Cleaning Regime in place – Appointment areas cleaned between appointments
Quarantine process in place for Garments when tried on.
Collections of Orders arranged at scheduled times-no need to enter shop
DO NOT CALL ASKING FOR AN APPOINTMENT
please do not ring for an appointment they are only on line and now as at 21st August 2020 limited.
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4 Echo Square
09.00- 18.00 Weekdays
09:00 - 17:30 Saturday
Note: Sue, our seamstress is not available Wednesdays.
The Sewing Shop
There is a free car park and ample road parking along Sun Lane. There is limited parking in Cross Lane East and please be considerate to our neighbours and not block access to driveways.