Nottingham Independents

Explore Nottingham's thriving independent community.

Nottingham is home to one the best and biggest independent scenes in the entire U.K. From fashion to food, coffee, gifts and much more; you're sure to find just what you're looking for. Take a peek at our directory to see an extensive list of the city's businesses and where to find them. 



Nottingham, city full of heroes.

Check out some of Nottingham’s masked heroes helping to keep you safe when you visit the city’s shops, pubs, bars, cafes and restaurants.

Welcome Back!

After many of Nottingham's businesses were forced to closed following the government guidelines surrounding COVID-19, the city is now reopening and the city's independents can't wait to welcome you back! Watch the video below to find out how independent business owners have been preparing to reopen with your safety and shopping experience at the forefront of their efforts.

Talking Shop

Ever wanted to know what it's like to be the proud owner of an independent business in Nottingham? Talking Shop is our eight-part web series that dives into the behind the scenes of being your own boss. Click HERE to watch the full series.

Are you an independent business owner?

If you have an independent bricks and mortar shop within Nottingham city centre, pay a visit to to find out about opportunities available for you.

Workshops In Nottingham

Nottingham hosts a wealth of creative talent and this July we celebrate that by highlighting the fantastic array of workshops on offer in the city. Take a look below to find out what's on.

"Talking Shop"

We sit down with some of Nottingham's awesome independent business owners to talk shop!

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