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Immediate Press Release
May 2021

After seven years of being located at 25 King Street W in Harrow Ontario, Blimeys has outgrown its current space. As of July 2021, Blimeys will be relocating to a brand-new location in the town of Essex. Our last day at our current location will be June 20th and we will be closed on June 21st and reopening on July 3rd at the new location.

Our new location will be 71 Talbot Street North in Essex. (Right next to the Spitfire Airplane)

We have enjoyed great support from our loyal customers over the last seven years allowing our business to grow and prosper. We have a great following and wonderful customers that have supported us since we started the store.

Our new location will be more than double the size, which will allow us to continue our growth and better display and show more product.

Blimeys British Store & Gift Shop. ™
New Location
71 Talbot Street North, Essex
Tel:   226 787 1244
Blimeys British Store & Gift Shop
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About Blimeys. ™

We have been fortunate to have won several awards over the years.

At Blimeys you can purchase a large variety of British foods imported from across the UK, along with frozen Meats & Pies. In 2019 our food assortment got even larger dedicating a specific area to the “Food Section” This will be expanded further at our new location.

Our assortment of merchandise is always changing. With many exclusive products such as: Lambswool Blankets, Scarves & Capes, Irish & English Wool sweaters, Men’s & Ladies Peregrine Wax Jackets & clothing and now Handmade Shoes from Loakes, England. At Blimeys we also carry an assortment of Glassware and handmade ceramics featuring La Rochere, Emma Bridgewater, TG Green, Moorland and Dunoon fine bone china.

In 2020 we expanded our Men’s lines adding shaving products and accessories along with our ever-popular Beekman & Bee by the Sea line of Soaps and Creams. Our new location will allow us to continue the expansion of our jewellery lines, with a selection of handmade Jewellery. This includes Heathergems from Scotland, Bailey of England, Coeur de Lion from Germany, UNO de 50 from Spain, Pig & Hen from Amsterdam, and Thomas Sabo from Germany.

We have also expanded our imported leather goods to include bags, wallets and purses all manufactured in England & Italy much of it Handmade. Our specialty shop also carries an assortment of gifts for those special moments such as weddings, anniversaries, or baby. We also have a large selection of cards for every occasion.

The store will continue to offer unique items that you don’t see everywhere.

Blimeys is an independently owned and operated one of a kind shop. With over 20,000 items currently in stock. Offering unique products from the UK and Europe right here in the middle of Essex County & wine country . Our customers are very supportive and loyal and travel from far and wide along with of course locally Windsor, Leamington, Amherstburg, Kingsville, Harrow, and Essex.

Come visit us and meet our dedicated staff including Store Manager, Mark our son, who joined us in 2018.  See you at Blimeys in Beautiful downtown Essex, right next to the Spitfire.

Carl & Rita Hulme
Blimeys British Store & Gift Shop ™
71 Talbot Street North

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