On 17th May 1888, Stephen John Church opened his first butcher’s shop on Epping High Street.
The business is still owned by the Church family 130 years later, still trading from the same site where the original shop stood, and still maintaining the same values that Stephen Church did all those years ago.
We strive to provide the best quality produce and service to our customers, and are meticulous with the way we source our meat. Much of it comes from local farms – places where we can ensure quality and high animal welfare standards. All of our meat can be traced back to the farm where it was raised.
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We believe in providing the best quality produce and service to our customers. For 130 years, we have been meticulous in the way we source our meat. The vast majority comes from local farms – places where we personally can ensure quality and high animal welfare standards. All of our meat, we can trace back to the original farm. It's of utmost importance to us that the things we sell are of the highest standard
We stock an extensive range of products which we prepare fresh every morning. If you have a specific item you think we might now have in stock, you can email us to check availability or we can order it in for you.
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