BIKES & BARISTAS

The cycle cafe phenomenon has really taken a grip over the last decade or so, drawing fixie fans, digital nomads and urban hipsters the world over. But things have taken a different…

BLADE RUNNER

Conner Wickens owns Bell Street Barbers, right in the middle of Reigate. He bought the business about 4 years ago having already worked there for 2 years, while also working as a…

CHANGING LANDSCAPES

When garden designer, Laura Bedell-Pearce, moved to Reigate from London with her husband to start a family, she found herself with a “proper garden” for the first time in her life and…


EDITOR PICKS


PAMPER PLACE

Sumita Nandy is the best advert for her own spa: an astonishing three decades in the high-end skin care and treatment business makes you think she must’ve started when she was still…

BAKING BAD

Sarah Simpson’s passion is cakes, and for just over a month she’s been cooking up a storm of brownies and cakes from her mum’s kitchen for her new enterprise, Guilty Bakes. Sarah…

GUT FEELINGS

Claire Paphitis – or The Ayurveda Coach – got interested in Ayurvedic practice after a tough year. A former international music agent who studied music at the prestigious King’s College London and Royal…


DOG DAYS

Kirsty McCole set up Charlie Brown’s Dog Walking (named after Snoopy’s owner) after watching an in-flight movie. Being a flight attendant working out of both Gatwick and Heathrow, the films didn’t usually…

LATIN COUTURE

SolloLondon, based in central Reigate, is the new indie in town. Imbued with a whirlwind of enthusiasm and energy that emanates from founder Marlla Church, Sollo offers wearable fashion-forward clothes for women…

FOOD WITH FEELING

Two Many Cooks is a catering and cafe business that was the brainchild of Joanna Rowlands. After graduating from Leith’s School of Food and Wine school she began a sandwich round and…

WE SEND LOVE LETTERS

Don’t settle for sweet nothings; receive sweet somethings instead.

MADE FOR LIFE

Nathan Kingsbury Design is a design studio specialising in bespoke kitchens and interiors run by husband and wife partnership Nathan Kingsbury and Amber Yorkshire. Both had a background in the arts before…