Essentials at the maltings

We are a local convenience store located in the Millars Maltings complex on Southmill Road in Bishop’s Stortford.

We sell groceries, alcohol, sweets and treats and all other essentials.

Opening Times:
Monday – Friday: 8am – 10pm
Saturday: 9am – 10pm
Sunday: 10am – 9pm


Convenient essentials

bringing fresh & local produce to Bishop's Stortford

You can find us at The Millars Maltings on Southmill Road, CM23 3DH.

We are a 5-minute walk from the train station and close to the Southmill Arts Centre.


As well as fresh local produce, there is plenty to choose from at Essentials at The Maltings

Beer and Wine selection
specialist wines and beers

Check out our wide selection of ales, beers, and wines all specially sourced. We have new guest ales and wines available with various special offers. 

Meat and veg selection
Local Produce

We have a wide selection of local produce ranging from sausages and bacon to chicken to fresh fruit and veg.

Chilled selection
Wines, beers and mixers

Want something for as soon as you get home? We have a wide selection of chilled alcoholic and non-alcholic drinks available – all at great prices.

Essential selection
Bread, milk and eggs

If you are in need of some of life’s essentials, it’s all here. As well as chilled soft drinks, sweets, treats, biscuits, washing powder and other essentials. 

Where to find us

Essentials at The Maltings, Southmill Road, Bishop’s Stortford, CM23 3DH