Our warm welcome map

Local councils have come up with lists of where you can find a warm welcome. We've made a map that covers the areas where we have homes, from Poynton and Disley to Crewe and Buxton to help you find a place to keep warm, have a chat and share a brew.

Help from your council

Cheshire East

Cheshire East Council has set up Warm PlaCEs, where people can come together to stay warm, perhaps enjoy a cuppa or a bowl of soup.  

High Peak Borough Council

High Peak Borough Council call their warm places Welcoming Spaces and they include museums, community centres, church halls and cafes.

Bollington, Disley, Poynton

Poynton Baptist Church and Poynton Civic Hall

Hot food, catering equipment, games and activities and information and advice services.

Community Dinners at Clay Coffee House, Poynton Baptist Church

Life Church, Hawthorn Road, Bollington, SK10 1BX

Free tea, coffee and a chat.

Fridays, 10.00am til 12.00

Bollington Library

Tuesday to Saturday from 9.30am

Disley Library

Tuesday to Saturday check website for times

Poynton Library

Monday to Saturday from 9am

Bridgend Centre, 104 Palmerston Street, Bollington, SK10 5PW

Chelford, Handforth, Alderley Edge and Wilmslow

Wilmslow United Reform Church, Wilmslow URC, Church, Chapel Lane, Wilmslow SK9 1PR

Lunch, soup and bread.

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 10.00 til 13.00

Alderley Edge Library

Handforth Library

Wilmslow Library

Congleton and Holmes Chapel

Holmes Chapel Everybody Health and Leisure Centre

Free Soup and bread roll, free wifi, free games and advice on how to stay safe and warm.

Monday to Friday, 1.30 til 3.30.

Congleton Library

Holmes Chapel

The Chappell Centre, Leek Road, Congleton, CW12 3HX
Higher Ground Cafe Bar 56 High Street, Congleton CW12 1BA


St Peter's Church

YMCA Crewe & YMCA Sherborne Estate, Crewe

St Andrews Church

Shavington-cum-Gresty Village Hall

Crewe Library


The Welcome Café, 147 Longridge Estate, Knutsford

Free hot drinks for existing groups.

Thursday and Friday.

Knutsford Library

Tatton Perk, Malt Street, King Street car park, Knutsford WA16 6ES

Kilton Inn, Warrington Road, Mere, WA16 0PZ


Sutton St. James Church, Church Hall, Church Lane, Sutton

Soup and Sandwich lunch, starts 3rd November.

Thursday morning 10.10 am til 12.00

St Pauls Church, Clegg Street,Macclesfield.

Hot drinks, etc

Thursday and Saturday mornings 10.00 til 12.00

All Saints Church, 2 St Andrews Road, Macclesfield SK11 8HA

Tea, coffee and cakes, no charge for food and drink, donations welcome. Play area for toddlers.

1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month 10.00am til 11.30 am.

Broken Cross Methodist Church, Whirley Road, Broken Cross, SK10 3JR

Pop up café, with voluntary donations for refereshments.

Thursdays 10.00 am - 12.00

Community Hub, Holy Trinity Church, 197 A, Hurdsfield Road, Macclesfield, SK10 2 PX

Drop In for Cuppa and a chat

Wednesday 13.00 - 16.30

Macclesfield Methodist Church, Westminster Road, Macclesfield,SK10 1BX

Tea, Coffee and drinks.

Fridays, 10.00am til 12.00

Silk Life Community Hub,George Street, Macclesfield SK11 6HS

Employment advice, CV support, emergency food support, pool, table tennis, music, drinks and toast and toppings no charge.

Wednesday 10.00 am -12.00

St. Michaels and All Angels, Market Place, Macclesfield SK10 1 DY

Drinks, snacks and hot meals available pay what you can. You can just sit in the church. Sundays Worship followed by drinks.

Thur 11.45 and Saturdays, 10.00 til 3.00, Sundays 9.30 til

The Weston Hub, Earlsway, Macclesfield, SK11 8 RL

Mental health support. Crisis Chat, one to one support ,drink and food available. 4 Week ongoing support.

Monday to Friday, 10.00 - 2.00 for self referral.

Macclesfield Library

Prestbury Library

Silk Museum, Park Lane, Macclesfield, SK11 6TJ

St Barnabas Church, 42 Lyme Ave, Macclesfield SK11 7RS

Victoria Park Pavilion, Buxton Road, Macclesfield, SK10 1LZ

Hurdsfield Community Hub, Holy Trinity Church, Hurdsfield Road, Macclesfield SK10 2PX

The Snowgoose Cafe Bar, 52/54 Sunderland Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6HN

St Albans Parish Centre, Chester Road, Macclesfield SK11 8DJ


Nantwich Library


Zink - Zink HQ, Clough Street (Market Street Car Park)

Tues - Fri - 10am - 4pm
Café Open - Tues - Fri 10am - 2pm

Grapevine Wellbeing Centre - 2B, 11-13 Eagle Parade, Buxton, SK176EQ


Monday - Thursday, 12pm - 1.30pm and 2pm - 3.30pm.
Friday 2pm - 3.30pm

Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, Terrace Road, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6DA

Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 5pm - last admission 4pm
Bank holidays from midday to 4pm - last admission 3.30pm

Chapel en le Frith

Chapel-en-le-Frith Town Hall, High Peak, SK23 0HP

A space that is free, warm, welcoming and safe. 

Mondays, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9.30am to 3pm.

Across Derbyshire

Derbyshire Libraries

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