Local Businesses

There are a number of businesses operating in the Bourtons.
Why not consider giving your custom to a villager or village business and support the local economy?

Job Centre Plus

Find your local JobCentre Plus including address information, opening times and contact details. Jobcentre Near Me makes it easy to find your nearest jobcentre plus offices and information about benefits, support and Universal Jobmatch. The general Jobcentre Plus phone number is 0345 608 8545. It’s a free phone number and can be used to check on a benefits application, change your address, complain about a Jobcentre office or get general advice. Find out more about benefits and support including: JSA, ESA, ESA, Universal Credit, Working Tax Credit and Housing Benefit. Search for jobs available through JobCentre Plus using the Universal Jobmatch website. Universal Jobmatch features jobs advertised by employers and recruiters.  See www.jobcentrenearme.com for details.

Building Work and Property Maintenance

  • Bourton Drains, the local choice for all types of blockages, domestic, industrial or commercial!  CCTV camera surveys too.  They operate 24 hours a day.  Karl lives in Great Bourton but has a business unit in Beaumont Close, Banbury. Call him on (01295) 758303
  • Diamond Interiors is a family company that specialises in supplying and installing Kitchens, Bathrooms, Bedrooms and Home Offices.  Andrew and Karen Evans live in Church Close, Great Bourton, but run their company from Leamington Spa.  Whether you want a new kitchen or bathroom, or new doors and worktops for your existing kitchen, contact them on 01926 332 288.
  • Great Bourton Antique Restoration – Based at 1 Prospect Cottages, Main Street, Paul Hume has over 30 years experience in the restoration of antique furniture.  Paul and Alex undertake all restoration and refurbishment of antique and modern furniture (long case clocks a speciality) and offer a collection and delivery service.  Contact them on 01295 758205 or on 07851 020110 (Paul) or 07718 037318 (Alex).  Or email Alex 
  • J A Electrics for all your domestic and light commercial electrical work, including testing and certifying electrical installations.  Fully qualified to the latest wiring regulations (17th edition) and registered with the NICEIC, all of Julian’s work is guaranteed.  You can contact him on his mobile 07743 948118
  • Pete Stanley is a carpenter, joiner and general builder.  Pete lives in Great Bourton at April Cottage, The Green and can be contacted on 758299.

Computers and Computing

  • CDB Limited is run by Ian Cooper and currently has databases operating in the automotive, manufacturing, financial and many other businesses.  Ian particularly likes helping small businesses get started with their first database system, and can write a bespoke database just for them to do their invoicing, book keeping, stock control, training or any other task they need help with. If you would like to talk to Ian to see if he can help you, either ring his mobile on 07732 630292 or call at The Paddocks, School Lane, Great Bourton.

Food and Drink

  • Wedding and Celebratory Cakes made to any shape or design by Cakes for All UK at The Beeches, Main Street, Great Bourton.  They also have an online sugar craft and cake decorating shop.  Ring Rosy and Paul on (01295) 750681
  • Drinks for your parties and social occasions from local wholesaler North Oxfordshire Wine, which supplies both private individuals and businesses from Heywards House, Spring Lane, Little Bourton.  They will organise your party and wedding drinks, glasses and even organise staff if you need them.  Contact them on (01295) 750075.
  • Fresh free range eggs are for sale at Littlegood Farm on Foxden Way.

Health and Exercise

  • Debbie runs a number of Exercise Classes in the Bourtons, both in the Village Hall and in the Bell.  Contact her on 07796 427703.

Arts, Music and Entertainment

  • Piano lessons for all ages and all stages from talented local pianist Ross Jarrett.  Ross is a fully trained pianist holding all grades (ABRSM).  Contact him at Finch House, Spring Lane, Little Bourton, telephone 07866 224163, or email
  • Jodie Cooling is a talented local photographer, whose work covers a variety of subjects and commissions.  See her work here or visit her at Riverside Studio, Cropredy Bridge, Cropredy.

Vehicle Repairs and Transport

  • For long distance and airport licenced taxi hire try Nevil Bennington at Bankside, Main Street, Great Bourton.  Contact Nevil on (01295) 758540 or 07828 105781
  • Man with White Van – Alex offers to do collections, deliveries and small removals in his white van.  He is based in Great Bourton.  For a quote contact him on 07718 037318 or email.
  • JLD Driver Training offers a range of courses to those needing licences for driving larger vehicles.  Whether you need LGV training, need trailer towing courses or need to pass your driver CPC, JLD have modern vehicles and DSA accredited instructors to deliver their high quality courses.  John Morrison can be contacted at JLD 01295 678 008.
  • MVM Mobile Vehicle Maintenance undertakes all makes and models car and van maintenance/repairs.  All work is carried out at your home or work, from MOT tests and servicing to repairs to electrics, brakes or clutches.  Ring Les Ashby on 758286 or on his mobile 07836 729488.  Or email him.   Les lives in South View, Great Bourton.


A place where people settle, and don’t want to move, a place people come back to and a place with history – where some of the old families can still be found, their surnames connected to the village for centuries.

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A small village in the parish of the Bourtons and within walking distance of Banbury. Some who have moved away, quickly returned the following year, because they missed this friendly community so much.

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Here you will find all sorts of information which we hope will be useful. The information is up to date as far as possible as at November 2016 but if you have any updates or additions please contact us.

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