Here at The Brunel we are proud to support our independent retailers. All 26 of them! That represents over 25% of our businesses.
If you want something that bit different or are looking for a quirky one off gift then our independents can help. We have a complete range of businesses here from a coffee shop and tea room to trendy streetwear and by supporting an independent business you are supporting your local community.
Here is a list of our Independent Retailers
Acucare – A Chinese clinic for alternative therapies
AM Gifts & Collectables – unique range of high quality gifts and collectables, militaria and sporting goods including real and replica swords, Samurai and historic. A superb range of Gothic ornaments including dragons & fairies.
Aqua - G – hair, beauty and nail salon and hair extension centre. Catering for all your image well-being needs, including advanced services such as semi-permanent make-up.
Barberink – Josh provides a unique, stylish barbering service.
Beauty Spot – Offering threading, waxing, facial, manicure, pedicure and nails treatments.
Blood on the Tracks – if vinyl’s your thing then look no further than Blood on the Tracks
Brogans – an independent coffee shop serving fair trade coffee and tea, they specialise in delicious meals served all day. From a full English breakfast or free range eggs Benedict in the morning to a huge range of made to order sandwiches, Panini’s and salads for lunch.
Collectors Company - A great selection of collector’s items such as model trains, planes and cars, construction kits, air kits and Britain soldiers. The sole agent in Swindon selling Steiff bears.
Fone Select – For repairs, mobile phone accessories, unlocking, Sim cards, watches, watch batteries, mobile phones, headphones, phone cases and phone batteries.
The Forum – A truly independent fashion retailer blending an eclectic mix of styles to best suit a discerning customer base, whatever sub-culture, genre or taste.
Herbs & Health – Their fully qualified and well experienced specialists provide you professional, friendly and personal services in order to improve your health, well-being and quality of life.
Incredible Comic Shop – stocks all the latest American-imported comic books and graphic novels, along with a wide range of action figures, statues, t-shirts, POP Figures, card and board games, and original artwork.
I-WOK – fresh, fast and tasty Oriental Asian food, fresh coffee, with various options of Sushi and all food is freshly prepared on site.
Kateson Beauty – Offering a wide range of beauty treatments including hair braiding, extensions, colouring, straightening. Facial beauty, piercing, tooth gems, tanning, nails, eyebrows, manicures and pedicures.
Kingsley Smythe Home & Garden – are a family-run business offering a stunning variety of quality teak garden furniture to compliment any garden. Plus they also have a vast collection of detailed, interesting hand-carved ornaments and accessories to enhance any home or garden.
McTaffs Tearooms and Cakes – A local family-run business specializing in originally home-made cakes, supplying bespoke bakery for birthdays, weddings and events. The business to combines cake catering with a traditional English tearoom. Indulge yourself in a warm and friendly atmosphere with a selection of specialist teas, coffees, cakes and sandwiches – all freshly prepared.
Mekaal Boutique – Offering independent Asian designer wear. With unique styles at affordable low prices It's exclusive designs cater for everyone with clothes that deliver style with attitude including party, formal and casual wear.
Mobile Kit – Can help you with any type of accessory you need for your mobile phone or tablet. Why not pop in for friendly advice and help
Monster M Nutrition – Offers the highest quality products and knowledge to health conscious customers.
Lillies – Provides teen and ladies fashion at competitive prices
Razor Sharp – Dedicated to providing the best grooming value with high quality service. Razor sharp staff offers services not just for men and boys but women and girls cuts also.
Sew Elegant – Professional female seamstress with over 10 years’ experience in dress making and alterations. Top quality work and a friendly service specialising in clothing alterations and repairs. Plus professional Tai massage.
Something Different – Manufacture, import and use a wide range of suppliers to bring you unusual quirky and most importantly the perfect gift. Come and look at our grand selection of Himalayan salt lamps, experience the beautiful fragrances provided by 'Bomb Cosmetics' and take the stress away from finding that all important gift.
Sweets Galore – Friendly Family run traditional sweet shop with old fashioned pick 'n' mix and pocket money sweets. They also make sweet trees, party cones, gift jars, and much more. They sell soft whip ice cream and icy slush drinks and have a large "American" sweet and soda range plus a beautiful sweet cart for weddings, anniversaries and birthdays.
Triple 2 Coffee – If you like real food and awesome coffee then 222 Coffee is for you. The team behind 222 have sourced the best to ensure you have the best.
White Horse Opticians – the designer eyewear store for Swindon and Wiltshire. They carry the best ranges of designer spectacle frames including Ray ban, Oakley, Versace, Dolce & Gabbana, Ralph Lauren, Lindberg, Silhouette and lots more. Plus they offer prescription sunglasses from the major sunglass manufacturers.