Basingstoke Store

Winchester Road, Basingstoke,
Hampshire. RG22 6HN

01256 637477

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 8am - 7pm
Saturday 9am - 5.30pm
Sunday 10.30am - 4.30pm (browsing from 10am)
May Bank Holiday  
Saturday 29th April 9am - 5.30pm
Sunday 30th 10.30am - 4.30pm (browsing from 10am)
Monday 1st May 9am - 5.30pm
Tuesday 2nd May 8am - 7pm
Basingstoke Store
Tool Sharpening

Tool Sharpening

Our experts can sharpen your plane blades, woodturning gouges, carving chisels...

Test Centre

Test Centre

Make sure your tools are running at 100% performance by letting our experts run a complete health check.


Time to refuel?

If you're not in a hurry to leave why not take your tea break in store.

Axminster Finance

Axminster Finance

Let your tools pay for themselves - we can explain your finance options - find out more

Free Car Parking

Free Car Parking

As part of our service parking is free to all customers.

Apple Pay

Apple Pay

A simple and secure way to pay with your iPhone 6 or Apple Watch.

Click & Collect

Can’t wait for delivery? Why not collect in store!

Check store stock and reserve tools online, then collect in store

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360° Virtual Tour

Step Inside...

Welcome to the Basingstoke store virtual tour. Providing you a great opportunity to explore all that Axminster Tools & Machinery has to offer.

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Basingstoke Store Events


Come to an event and be inspired by our experts and special guests as they give practical demonstrations

Our free events offer a great opportunity to learn a new skill and meet like-minded people. Try the latest tools and machinery - we'll encourage you to get involved. If you need professional advice, our experts are always happy to help.

You can also expect exclusive offers throughout the store so take a look at our calendar and we'll look forward to seeing you!

April 2017

Saturday 29th April
10:00am - 4:00pm

Hand Abrasives With Steve Shelbourn

The right tools for any job are key, and this is just as important when it comes to sanding with the correct abrasive which will save you time and money.

Our in store demonstrator Steve Shelbourn will be on hand to talk you through the correct techniques and most importantly the correct abrasives for any sanding task. Steve will demonstrate the advantages of a wide range of abrasives and how to get the most out of them on a variety of materials, with the opportunity to get hands-on and put them to the test yourself.

May 2017

Saturday 20th May
10:00am - 4:30pm

Woodturning With Colwin Way

Internationally recognised woodturner and Axminster Skill Centre tutor, Colwin Way will be in store demonstrating a variety of turning, chucking, sharpening and air brushing techniques. Come along to this free event and spend an enjoyable and skills enriching day with Colwin!

We enjoy conversing with our customers about their interests & tools... Simon Jones (Manager)
Basingstoke Store Manager and Deputy Mangager