Essentials is LUU's convenience store, located on the shops level of the Union building, and sells everything you need to get you through the week - at student friendly prices.
Essentials sells a wide range of products including sandwiches, snacks, soft drinks, discounted newspapers, stationery and a range of fair trade, vegetarian, Halal and South East Asian products.
Following comments received through the 'Your Comments
' scheme, we have introduced more vegetarian, organic, vegan, fair trade and environmentally-friendly ranges.
Essential's Meal Deal!
We've always offered the best value sandwiches around. Choose Meal Deal branded ‘Essentials sandwiches’, sushi or pasta pots, plus a soft drink, and either crisps of fruit for £2.
NEW Instore Bakery
Pick up your baguettes, doughnuts, pastries and more from our new bakery in Essentials. All freshly baked instore on the day!
Pick up a Coffee or Hot Chocolate for £1 to start the day!
Great value at 3p per black and white copy. Conveniently located next to the checkouts
Daily Basics including Bread, Milk & Eggs.
All the essentials you need to get you through the day, from milk and bread to bagels and eggs. Everything's fresh and at great prices too.
Fruit & Veg.
We are now stocking more fresh fruit and veg than ever before. Whether you are after a fruit salad to go with your lunch or enough veggies to cater for a dinner party, check out the new range!
A great variety range of good quality meat.
Pick 'n' Mix.
Yummy gummies, licky lollies, tempting toffees, juicy jellies, fluffs, foam stuff and much more!
Make your loan go further with our new value range. We've got all your kitchen essentials covered.
Vegetarian, Vegan, and 'Free from' Food.
We've added loads of new vegetarian and vegan products to our range; just look out for the 'v' shelf markers around the shop. Over 50 new lines have been added and they're guaranteed to get your mouth watering!
For those with a sweet tooth, we have all your favourites from Cadbury's as well as other popular brands
of chocolate and sweets.
Crisps & Snacks.
Feeling peckish but not enough time before your next lecture...keep hunger at bay with a bag of crisps or a healthy cereal bar.
Pens, pencils, notepads, highlighters...everything you need to keep your work in order!
Zeal Kitchen Utensils.
Brighten up that kitchen with a range on accessories that'll mean time in the kitchen is never dull. All you need to do is decide what to cook!
Our new make-up range is yet another addition to what Essentials offers. Keep your handbag stocked up or get what you need for a night out.
Eco-Friendly Drinks Bottles.
Take advantage of the free water fountains around the building with a water bottle. These steel bottles look great and are built to last.
Art Materials & Printer Ink.
Make Essentials the first stop for all your art supplies. We're now stocking printer ink at great prices, and we've added a photocopying service.
Grow-In-The-Bag Flowers & Herbs.
They're an excellent gift idea and make a great addition to any room. Choose from a range of herbs or flowers, and bring the outdoors inside.
Cigarettes & Alcohol.
choose a bottle of wine from our great range of alcoholic drinks for the evening! We also sell tobacco, requisites, and cigars.