Young People’s Wellbeing Support

New, free sessions available at Merchants’ Place – sessions delivered by The Matthew Project. A drop-in for young people to get information, support and guidance with all things mental health.
It’s been a difficult year, if you need support and advice regarding your mental health and wellbeing, drop-in to see the team.

For more information, call Gina on 07770 605774 or email

Support Groups

Our support groups are up and running, from ‘All About Mums’ to ‘Coffee Cake and Company’ and ‘Drawn Together’. If you would like to learn more about our funded groups, have a look at our What’s On section or contact us today on 01263 519454, email

Job Opportunity at Merchants’ Place

JOB VACANCY: Would you like to join our team? Are you community focused with a desire to help others?
We are seeking a motivated, practical person to assist with the day to day running of the Community Fridge & Larder. Energy and a good sense of humour are essential!

For details of the position and how to apply, please see the ‘Community Fridge’ section of our website –

CAF Funding

We’ve recently received funding from the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) to provide ongoing support for our community work and projects at the Centre for 6 months throughout the pandemic.
Thank you to CAF for providing us with this essential funding.

Phones – Thursday 18th Feb

We may experience some disruption with our phoneline on Thursday 18th February due to electrical maintenance. Please bare with us! If your query is urgent, please email us on and we shall reply as soon as possible.

Service disruption Tier 4..

As we reopen in Tier 4 there will be some disruption to our services.

All of our face to face support groups have been temporarily cancelled and will be reviewed on 18th January.
This includes, Coffee, Cake & Company, Drawn Together, Yes We Can and Let’s Create.

Cromer Community Fridge & Larder remain open, currently 9.30am – 3pm, Monday to Thursday, this may change in the coming days. There are strict procedures in place when accessing the fridge & larder; complusory facemasks (no exceptions), sanitise hands, complete track & trace, bring your own bags. Only one person per family will be admitted, unless you need extra support. You may be asked to wait outside if the fridge is in use.

We remain open for Specsavers hearing tests on Fridays, please note the centre will be closed for any other enquiries other than Specsavers.

We are running the centre on skeleton staff therefore the quickest way to reach us is to email or call 01263 519454 and leave a voicemail.
updated 6/1/2021

Christmas Opening Times

Wednesday 23rd December from 5pm: CLOSED for Christmas || Tuesday 29th December, 10am – 11.30am: OPEN to access the fridge & larder only || Wednesday 30th December, 10am – 11.30am: OPEN to access the fridge & larder only || Monday 4th January 9.30am – 5pm: OPEN – normal opening hours resume

We Are Open!

Merchants’ Place is open; however, please be aware that we are currently very busy! If you are calling us, please leave a message on our answerphone or drop us an email and we will get back to you as soon as we can.
Thank you for your understanding and patience.

Merchants’ Place: 01263 519454 |