The Cresset houses a wide number of organisations and businesses, right at the heart of the community. In addition to the community groups who hire our function spaces, there are residential flats, day centres, support organisations, small businesses and shops all within the building.

We’re proud to house so many fantastic local shops and services within The Cresset building – see the list below for opening hours and more details.

YMCA Trinity Group

YMCA Trinity Group is part of a federation of over 116 YMCAs across England and Wales – helping to create supportive and inclusive communities where young people can truly belong, contribute and thrive.

Link to YMCA Trinity Group website
Link to YMCA Trinity Group Facebook



YMCA Trinity Gym

Get fit and get inspired with YMCA! Affordable gym and classes accessible to everyone, including those with disabilities and long-term conditions.

Opening Hours:
Mon – Thu
7:30am – 9pm
Fri 7:30am – 8pm
Sat – Sun 9am – 1pm

Link to YMCA Fitness website
Link to YMCA Peterborough Gym Facebook


Church of the Holy Spirit

The Church of the Holy Spirit Bretton is the Church of England Parish Church of Bretton. A friendly congregation, all ages welcome!

Opening Hours:
Mon – Tue 11am – 1pm (foodbank)
Sunday Service 11am

Link to Church of the Holy Spirit Facebook


Bees In The Hive Pre-school

Bees In The Hive Pre-school is an Alliance childcare service providing high quality care and learning opportunities for children aged between 2 and 4 years.

Opening Hours (during term time):
Mon – Fri
9am – 12pm, 12pm – 3pm

Link to Bees In The Hive website


Goldhay Arts

Goldhay Arts is a registered charity offering weekly sessions in the performing and visual arts to adults with learning disabilities since 1994.

Link to Goldhay Arts website




Bretton Barber Shop

Family, disabled and child friendly community barbers in the heart of Bretton.

Opening Hours:
Mon – Thu 9am – 5pm
Fri 9am – 6pm
Sat 8am – 5pm

Link to Bretton Barber Shop Facebook


Cresset Shoe Repairs & Dry Cleaners

Shoe repairs, dry cleaning, key cutting and other services.

Opening Hours:
Mon & Tue, Thu – Sat
Times vary by week

Link to Cresset Shoe Repairs & Dry Cleaners Facebook



OMG Accessories

Jewellery, handbags, sunglasses and unique quality products at amazingly low prices.

Opening Hours:
Mon – Thu
9:30am – 5:30pm

Link to OMG Accessories website
Link to OMG Accessories Facebook


Eastern Ink

Professional tattoo, piercing and laser removal studio specializing in custom tattoos – all styles catered for!

Opening Hours:
Tue – Sat
10am – 6pm

Link to Eastern Ink Facebook



R&R Tanning

Tanning salon in the heart of Bretton.

Opening Hours:
Mon – Fri
10am – 7pm
10am – 6pm

Link to R&R Tanning Facebook



R&R Threading and Henna

Express walk-in service for threading and tinting.

Opening Hours:
Mon – Sat
10am – 5pm

Link to R&R Threading and Henna Facebook




Opening Hours:
Mon & Thu
9:30am – 12:30pm
Wed & Fri
1:30pm – 5pm
11am – 2pm

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