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Park Wood Essentials is the second shop on the university campus, offering a more focused range of products located in the heart of the Park Wood Community. Along with offering Meal Deals, Fresh Fruit and Toiletries we also offer a range of international goods, stationary and clothing. With all the essential items and a friendly group of staff, your community shop is here! Don’t forget to sign up to NUS extra and get 10% off all our Co-op branded items! As YOUR student union shop we are always looking for new and exciting products to include in our range, as well as any other feedback. Feel free to email us at and we will endeavour to respond to all requests if possible.

  • Opening Hours - Term Time
  • Monday - Friday8:00 - midnight
  • Saturday9:00 - midnight
  • Sunday9:00 - 22:30

Weekly Promotions

Jam and Croissant 99p
Jam and Croissant 99p

Get a mini pot of jam and a croissant for only 99p!



New Clothing Website
Personalised Hoody's

Looking for a Hoody that you can’t find in the store? Want a Hoody personalised for your Society?

We offer T-Shirts, Polo Shirts, Jogging Bottoms and Jumpers in a variety of colours, designs and sizes. We deliver worldwide (prices may vary) and all goods should arrive within 21 days of placing your order.

Visit our new clothing website to see our full range of colours, styles and designs!