The first 10 Waitrose shops joined the John Lewis Partnership in 1937; today there are over 300, including convenience branches, as well as shops at Welcome Break service stations, Waitrose.com online and our own farm, the Leckford Estate in Hampshire.
Waitrose believes in championing British produce, treading lightly on the environment, supporting responsible sourcing and treating people fairly.
Shop at Waitrose
Waitrose shops have an average selling area of 20,000sq ft. Our little Waitrose (convenience) branches range from 3,000 to 7,000sq ft. In addition to these our seven larger Food & Home shops offer a selection of John Lewis homewares, furnishings, gifts and fashion accessories with additional clothing lines available the Canary Wharf Food, Fashion and Home shop.
To find details of your nearest shop, including location and opening times, use the Waitrose branch finder (www.waitrose.com/content/waitrose/en/bf_home/bf.html).
Information about new and future branch openings can be found on the Waitrose Media Centre (waitrose.pressarea.com/pressrelease).
We also have a number of shops in the Middle East and export Waitrose products to 50 countries worldwide.
In addition to the range of groceries available online at Waitrose.com (www.waitrose.com) you can order online from our specialist Waitrose websites featuring products from flowers to wine. To find out what's available visit our Shop page.
Waitrose was awarded Best Food & Grocery Retailer in the Verdict Customer Satisfaction Awards 2015 and Favourite Supermarket in the Which? 2015 Customer Survey.
Leckford Farm is a working farm forming part of our Leckford Estate in Hampshire. It embodies the Waitrose principles of good food, good environmental practice and fair behaviour and produces arable crops including high quality bread-making wheat which is used to make a range of Leckford label flour. The farm also supplies milk, apples, pears, apple juice, cider, free range eggs and mushrooms as well as and Leckford free range chickens to Waitrose branches.
Find out more about the Leckford Farm (www.waitrose.com/home/about_waitrose/our_company/leckford_estate/leckford_farm.html).
On the Leckford estate you’ll also find there is also a Farm Shop, the Longstock Park Nursery and Longstock Park Water Garden, all of which are open to the public.
Find out more about the Longstock Park Nursery and Water Gardens including contact details, opening hours and visitor information (www.waitrose.com/home/about_waitrose/our_company/leckford_estate/Longstock_Park_Nursery.html).