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PUBLISHED: 16:12 23 March 2020 | UPDATED: 16:03 24 April 2020

The ultimate list of businesses which are offering takeaway, click and collect and delivery services during lockdown

The ultimate list of businesses which are offering takeaway, click and collect and delivery services during lockdown

We’re compiling a guide to the businesses that still need your custom to survive, the companies introducing special schemes to help people in the community, services that will help you adjust to working from home or being isolated from others.

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Lussmanns Weekend Ready-Made Meals

Lussmanns have launched a new delivery service of ready-made meals so that you can enjoy a touch of Lussmanns from the comfort of your own home.

They will post a new weekly menu every Monday on their website and social media channels and are covering the St Albans and Harpenden areas, with a click and collet service for those further afield.

For details go to lussmanns.com/lussmanns-to-go


Community 'Shop and Drop' service

Just Shutters are offering a Community 'Shop and Drop' service to our customers who may be of more senior years or stuck at home for any reason, unable to get out and need vital supplies bringing to them.

This service is currently available in Dorset, Hertfordshire, Sussex and Birmingham and they are hoping to extend this to more areas.

Call 01202 240769 for more details or visit https://www.justshutters.co.uk/community-service


Fine Dining takeaway in St Albans

Chez Mumtaj in St Albans have introduced a takeaway menu service so you can enjoy fine dining cuisine in the comfort of your own home.

Many of the dishes prepared in the kitchens may contain allergens nut and dairy traces, so please ask the server if you have allergies or dietary requirements. All curries are gluten free.

This is available Tuesday - Saturday, 12noon - 2.30pm and 6pm - 11pm. Minimum delivery order £20.

To order call 01727 800033

Deliveries available, within a 3 mile radius of Chez Mumtaj only.

Chez Mumtaj, 136-142 London Road, St Albans, AL1 1PQ

View the takeaway menu at chezmumtaj.com


Foods and Tapas delivery service in Kings Langsley

Dallings & Co are offering a delivery service to the local area with a daily menu of specials that will be delivered during the evenings between 6.30-8.30pm.

Phone 01923 265574 to order & pay over the phone by 4.30pm They will post updates on their menu on social media.



Gas Engineers

You may still need to call upon the services of a gas engineer inthe next few weeks.

Fireplaces and Heating Ltd in Luton are taking precautions so they can help their staff and customers stay safe if they need a home visit.

They are calling clients on the morning of our visit to confirm that their staff are healthy and able to attend the callout and ensure the customer is not in self-isolation.

They will be minimising contact by observing social distancing, asking clients to stay out of the room when they are in attendance and making sure the workspace is cleaned up and will use antiseptic wipes between visits.

www.facebook.com/fireandheatdirect www.fireandheat.co.uk


Online boutique

Froxx of Kings Langley have closed their shop on High Street for the time being to ensure the safety of their staff and customers, but you can still browse the latest fashionable designer plus size clothing on their website.

They are also offering a delivery service within a 10 mile radius of Kings Langley.

Visit the website to browse their collection froxx.co.uk


Gin with free home delivery

Still get access to your favourite gin whilst at home....

Puddingstone Distillery are offering free delivery on all 50cl bottles of Campfire Gin and our 3 x 10cl Gift Packs.

Please use code SPRING20 for free delivery.

See website for more details puddingstonedistillery.com


Stevenage Helps

Stevenage Borough Council is working in partnership with a range of local charities to help people to donate goods or volunteer time.

The council has also worked with Stevenage Community Trust to launch an online giving platform to support vulnerable people and groups impacted by the coronavirus.



Wilko at The Maltings

As most retailers have now been ordred to close, Wilko remains the only location open in The Maltings as they sell essential items.

To help give everyone access to essential items, we’re limiting quantities on selected items:

Pain relief, cough and cold products, children’s medicine, thermometers, toilet rolls, tissues and wipes, hand sanitisers, soap and hand-wash, cleaning and antibacterial products.

The store will close at 5pm every Monday – Saturday to allow essential cleaning to take place


Salads delivery in Harpenden

are operating a free delivery service in Harpenden for orders over £20 for their individual & family sized salad pots.

Deliveries will run once a day in the afternoon or customers can do a drive past to collect pre ordered food

You can find the daily menu on their website at www.parkerandvine.com


Expert legal advice

Crane & Staples is committed to offering legal services to help provide security and stability to our clients, protecting their families and businesses for the future. 

We have sophisticated systems in place to enable us to work remotely. Our friendly, empathetic team would be happy to help you with any legal matters that have arisen from the current situation. This includes family issues, preparation of Wills and LPAs, employment queries and advice about property transactions.

Please do not hesitate to contact us on 01707 32933, email law@crane-staples.co.uk or visit our website www.crane-staples.co.uk.


Harpenden Delivers

An online portal with a directory  of local businesses that will deliver to your door or offer contact-free collection during the Coronavirus outbreak.



Bethnal&Bec – Luxury Rural Retreats in Cottered

In these uncertain times when holidays abroad look unlikely, Bethnal&Bec will provide you with a safe place to retreat, rest & relax. Enjoy the luxury of sumptuous surroundings, fresh air, countryside views, your own private hot tub plus everything you need to chill out.

20% off stays in 2020 using code: HERTSLOCKDOWN 

(any bookings that cannot be taken due to Coronavirus can be re-arranged to another date before the end of 2021)

To take the 360 tour and book your stay visit www.bethnalandbec.com



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