The Windmill

104 London Road, Headington, Oxford OX3 9AJ


Open Monday to Saturday, 9:30am to 5:30pm

Come and visit us at the Windmill shop, located in the main Headington shopping parade on London Road.

Visit the Windmill Shop

Based in Headington, Oxford, the Windmill Shop offers an extensive range of fairtrade products including food, beverages, crafts, gifts, stationery and household products.

‘The Windmill’ is located in the main Headington shopping parade, on the south side of the London Road. The shop is near to the new pedestrian crossing on the Oxford side of the cross-roads, with a pleasant, wide pedestrian area outside.

The shop is called ‘The Windmill’, named after its location near to where there was a windmill for many centuries (of which you can find more information at


If you live in the area, you may normally walk to the Headington shops, or cycle - there are bicycle stands at the end of Kennett Road near the shop.

If you travel by bus, Headington is well served by public transport. Any buses from the City Centre going to Headington, Barton, Risinghurst, Thornhill Park & Ride, Wheatley or Thame stop at the Headington shops, and similarly for transport from these directions towards the city. Currently the service numbers are 8, 9 and U1 (Oxford Bus Company, Stagecoach & Brookes Buses); Park & Ride: 400; Arriva The Shires: 280. From Cowley and Wood Farm there is service no. 10 towards the JR Hospital. Coaches from London and the London airports stop in Headington.

If you come by car, there is a large pay-and-display car park off Old High Street (behind Waitrose), and a smaller one on the corner of Windmill Road (B4495) and St Leonard’s Road.

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Browse, Buy or Chat

You are always welcome to come in and look around, and of course we hope you will make purchases that help producers through fairly traded systems. We are happy to chat about fairtrade in general, or about specific ways in which fairtrade might be promoted; if you would like to do this, it might be useful to call ahead (01865 236944), to see who is available on particular days.

Windmill news

Meet Rachel

At the start of the year Rachel joined The Windmill team as part-time manager, to help as the business grows. If you haven't yet met her, she is usually in the shop on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons, and Thursday and alternate Friday/ Saturday mornings.

4 February

Flip-flop Animals

Environmental clean-up and fair trading go hand-in-hand to make brightly coloured, patterned animals in various sizes, which are crafted from recycled plastic harvested from the flip-flops washed up along Kenya's coastline. 

4 February

Bamboo Socks

If you're already a fan of our fairly traded bamboo socks (which come in 2 sizes), you might like the presentation gift boxes which contain 4 pairs and make a lovely present.

4 February

more news

Promoting fair and just trade.