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Food Necessities

Through this difficult time the stress of providing food and meals at home has increased.  We have started to compile information of the local supermarket, local business and support available from our community here.  Some of this information will change so we recommend you check locally with all providers first.

Local Supermarket Information

THESE TIMES MAY CHANGE PLEASE CHECK LOCALLY BEFORE HEADING OUT TO THESE STORES

 

Aldi

Tri-y-Berth, CF82 8AU &

Plymouth St, Merthyr Tydfil CF47 0TP

 

Opening times:

Monday – Saturday 8am – 8pm

Sunday – 10am – 4pm

 

Find out more information about shopping at Aldi’s at the moment (e.g. dedicated early shopping hours) by visiting  https://www.aldi.co.uk/covid19-FAQ

 

ASDA

Dowlais Top, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 2YF
Tel: 01685 379981

Opening times

Monday – Saturday 8am – 8pm

Sunday – 10am – 4pm

Find out more information about shopping at Asda’s at the moment (e.g. dedicated early shopping hours) by visiting https://www.asda.com/feeding-the-nation?platform=facebook&fbclid=IwAR3rLWLXrPyl5ADSJi_muumJefSRoV89nbXp59tWcY186vCGvhoc6eAg3yE

 

Co-operative Stores

Pentrebach Co-operative Store, Brown Street, Merthyr Tydfil, CF48 4BG
Tel:01685 377017

Treharris Co-operative  Store, 35 Fox Street, Treharris CF46 5HE
Tel:01443 410174

Nelson Co-operative Store, Commercial Street, Treharris, CF46 6NF
Tel:01443 450208

 

Opening times:

Monday – Saturday 7am – 10pm

Sundays – 10am – 4pm

Due to the Coronavirus restrictions, business hours and services may vary, please confirm these with specific store.

Find out more information about shopping at the Co-op at the moment (e.g. dedicated early shopping hours) by visiting https://www.coop.co.uk/coronavirus/updates-on-our-stores

 

 

Home Bargains

Home Bargains, Pentrebach Retail Park, Merthyr Road, Pentrebach, Merthyr Tydfil, CF48 4TQ

Opening times:

Monday – Friday 8.30am – 7pm

Saturday – 8.30am – 6pm

Sunday – 10am – 4pm

Special hours for NHS, Elderly or the Vulnerable we asked customers not in this group to come after 9am.

 

Iceland

Iceland Pentrebach, Unit 2B, Triangle Business Park, Pentrebach, CF48 4TQ
Tel:01685 267820

Opening times:

Monday – Saturday 8am – 8pm

Sunday – 10am – 4pm

 

Iceland St Tydfil’s Square, Merthyr Tydfil, CF47 8EG
Tel: 01685 379800

Monday – Saturday 9am – 6pm

Sunday – 10 am –4 pm

 

The last hour of trade will be reserved exclusively for NHS workers.  Iceland online orders are temporarily for customers who are over state pension age, self isolating or other vulnerabilities such as disabled.

 

Find out more information about shopping at Iceland’s at the moment (e.g. dedicated early shopping hours) by visiting – https://www.iceland.co.uk/customer-support/help-articles#coronavirus

 

Lidl

Heads of the Valleys Road, Penygarnddu Industrial Estate, Merthyr Tydfil, CF48 2TA

 

Opening times:

Monday – Saturday 8am – 10pm

Sunday 10am – 4 pm

 

Find out more information about shopping at Lidl’s at the moment (e.g. dedicated early shopping hours) by visiting https://www.lidl.co.uk/about-us/customer-update

 

 

Marks & Spencer

Aberdare Road, Cyfarthfa Retail Park, Merthyr Tydfil, CF48 1HY

 

Opening times:

Monday – Friday 8:30am – 8pm

Saturday 8:30 am – 7pm

Sunday 11am – 5pm

 

Find out more information about shopping at Lidl’s at the moment (e.g. dedicated early shopping hours) by visiting https://www.marksandspencer.com/c/help/covid-19#intid=hp_stripe_1_covid

 

 

Tesco

Ystrad Mynach New Road, Hengoed, CF82 7DP
Tel:0345 677 9752

Beacons Place, Station Yard, Tramroad Side, Merthyr Tydfil CF47 0AL

 

Opening times:

Monday – Saturday 6am – 10pm

Sundays – 10am – 4pm

Special opening times:

Elderly and Vulnerable 9am – 10am Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays

NHS and Key Workers 9am – 10am Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays

 

Find out more information about shopping at Tesco’s at the moment (e.g. dedicated early shopping hours) by visiting https://www.tesco.com/help/covid-19/?icid=dchp_dh_covid_wk6

Meal Ideas

There are some great resources online for meal ideas. Below are just two people who are providing lots of great ideas to help.

 

Jack Monroe is a British food writer, journalist and activist known for campaigning on poverty issues, particularly hunger relief. She has published several cookbooks focusing on meals which can be made on a tight budget. – Wikipedia

https://cookingonabootstrap.com/

Twitter @BootstrapCook

facebook.com/bootstrapcook

 

Jamie Oliver is also running a series of cooking programmes during the lock down. Which can be accessed here

Jamie Oliver –Keep Cooking and Carry On

Local Businesses - Food Deliveries

HERE ARE JUST SOME OF THE LOCAL BUSINESSES WE HAVE COME ACROSS THAT ARE OFFERING DELIVERIES.  THIS INFORMATION MAY CHANGE. PLEASE CONTACT THE BUSINESS TO CHECK THE LATEST INFORMATION.

WE WANT TO SHARE AS MANY BUSINESSES AS POSSIBLE SO IF YOU WISH TO BE ADDED TO THIS LIST PLEASE EMAIL US AT SOCIALMEDIA@MVHOMES.ORG.UK OR MESSAGE US ON FACEBOOK @MERTHYRVALLEYSHOMES

 

Bobbies Fruit and Veg

Fruit and veg shop based in Nelson are making home deliveries to Nelson, Trelewis, Treharris, Bedlinog areas you can phone or text your order on: 07974 413785

Hello Good Pie

home deliveries can be made via clare@hellogoodpie.co.uk or ring on 07493 797335, all pies £3

Fresh milk deliveries

In the Trelewis/Treharris and Bedlinog area, deliveries Monday, Wednesdays and Friday: 07720 857606

Crosswoods Merthyr Town

Are currently offering deliveries, minimum spend of £15 within a 5 mile radius of CF47 8ED.
Give them a call on 01685 384541 with any orders or queries

Fresh & Fruity Merthyr Town  

Are taking orders placed over the phone, ring Merthyr shop on 01685 371776 or the Ebbw vale shop on 01495 303090. Delivery charges apply.

JW Millward Butchers

Home deliveries –  £10 minimum order within the Merthyr area

Contact this number 07852 770 791 to check availability

Marys Bakery

Mary’s Bakery is providing a delivery service. Providing a non contact delivery service, and welcome your orders today and over the next few weeks. Contact the bakery on 01685 376945 to place your order.

The minimum order for delivery is £6.50 and they aim to deliver to anywhere within the Merthyr borough.

Mogsy Bell

Will be offering a delivery service between 2pm and 8pm – contact them on 07908993163. Delivery charges apply.

Premier Stores Gurnos

Are offering home deliveries to residents in Gurnos

Number to ring is 01685 359546 .

 

Further Support

Free School meals

 

Your child’s school should be able to provide you with the latest updates and any changes to free school meals provision.

Food bank

Information on supporting our local Food Banks can be found here

Home

Information on receiving vouchers can be found here

Foodbank vouchers

 

Merthyr Valleys Homes tenants who are in need of a food voucher can contact our Community Wellbeing Team on 0800 085 7843.

Further Support

Voluntary Action Merthyr Tydfil (VAMT) have a ‘Help and Support Services’ list including many food deliveries within Merthyr Tydfil on their website.   This list is updated regularly and can be found here https://vamt.net/en/coronavirus/