08th July 2016

WINDSORS AND REFRESHED REFURBISHMENT

Since the project opened in November 2012, the charity shop has gone from strength to strength. Thanks to recent fundraising efforts by The Coventry Building Society, we have been able to refurbish the inside of the shop to make it even better.Windsors Refurb 1

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In Windsor’s, the breakfast bar has been removed to make space for more tables and chairs.  A large wall mounted TV is available for music or if customers want to watch the news whilst having food or a coffee.  Newspapers are available to read and free Wi-Fi provided.  There is also a table placed in a quieter area for those wanting a bit of piece or to hold a small meeting.  A potato oven has been purchased, so jacket potatoes have been added to the new menu and they are now offering an all-day breakfast! The drinks menu has also been updated to include mocktails & thick shakes. The coffee is excellent  quality and the panini’s/sandwiches are delicious at a price that cannot be beaten - 2 sandwiches, 2 coffee's and you will have change from a tenner!  The Shop Manager, Jenny Sheridan and Assistant Manager, Tom Jeffery and their fantastic team of volunteers, pride themselves on their quick and friendly service.

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In Refreshed, new display racks have been installed creating more capacity for clothes, which are  neatly hungin size order, and there is now more space for customers to walk around.  Hanging chains have also been put up in the windows and mannequins to create better displays to encourage passer-by’s to come in and have a look around. The standing display shelves have been freshly painted by our volunteers.  We receive donations of good quality clothing, ranging from vintage to modern, men’s, women’s and children’s, plus an array of accessories and jewellery priced from just £1.50!  We also sell bric a brac, books, DVD’s and toys, so there is something for everyone.

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The shop is now open 9am-5pm Monday to Friday, 10am – 5pm on Saturdays.

Here is just some of the feedback and reviews we have received:

Popped in for a scooter club catch up, quirky little cafe/ charity shop all in one. Very friendly staff, lovely latte & a decent toastie .Very clean & tidy , Have called here twice and would definitely recommend if you are in the area , & just round corner from Fargo village & scooter shop”

“The best bit is that they do a thing where people can pay for a coffee for a homeless person too, which I think is a wonderful idea”

Food, drink and fashion"

“Stubbled on this place during a trip to Coventry, The smell of coffee evident and enticing as soon as I entered. Coffee was superb and in my opinion is up there with the popular Coffee shop brands but half the price, Staff were great, friendly and eager (without being annoying) Chatted to a lovely young lady who was telling me how profits are put back into services for the homeless”

WOW! What a little Gem!

Great coffee Great people Great cause - Windsors and Refreshed Cafe”

 

All proceeds made at Windsor's and Refreshed are reinvested in Cyrenians to support more homeless people in Coventry and Warwickshire towards a more positive future.

We hope to welcome you soon!