Welcome to A1 Braintree, an independent high street store with a unique take on retail. We're one of a kind, and are always seeking to improve our vast offering and services. It's probably why our shop has been open for over 4 decades!



The Oracle



The Geek

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The Engineer

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The Tech

Our Products & Services


From brake pads to clutches, wiper blades to engine oils, car valet to travel essentials. Auto parts and accessories are our bread and butter.

Key Cutting

House, window, garage and padlock keys cut whilst you wait

Cycles, Parts & Accessories

New bikes and every accessory for every type of rider, all built and adjusted to specification in-store

Guns & Sporting

Target shooting or vermin control, we stock air pistols, rifles plus a whole range of targets, pellets and accessories.

Service Workshop

We service; bikes, scooters, even mobility vehicles.

Model Kits

Airfix, Revell, Tamiya model kits plus a complete range of enamel and acrylic paints for every project.

UPS Access Point

Drop off and collect your UPS packages with us


From first time kites to full stunt kites, we have every kind for taking to the skies.

Customer Testimonials

Come and Visit Us

01376 320 707


5 Rayne Road, Braintree, CM7 2QA


Opening Hours

  • Monday – Friday    09:00 – 17:30

  • Saturdays               09:00 – 17:00

  • Sundays                         CLOSED