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Welcome to Cheadles Chemist. Your local pharmacy at the University of Kent

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    At the heart of your community

    We're at the heart of the local community. Our team is a vessel of knowledge ready to offer free advice and support to everybody in need. We beat other pharmacies in Canterbury by offering additional health services like Medicspot. You can rely on Cheadles Chemist to take care of you and your family.

    Need a prescription? At Cheadles Chemist, you can see a GP and collect your prescription on your way out.

    Cheadles Chemist
    Giles Lane, Canterbury, CT2 7LR
    09:00 - 18:00
    09:00 - 18:00
    09:00 - 18:00
    09:00 - 18:00
    09:00 - 18:00
    Holiday hours may vary. Please call for more details.


    You can easily access Cheadles Chemist using A, UNI2, and uni1 bus routes. You can use Science Building bus stop (0.3 miles away) and Keynes Collge - Stop A (0.4 miles away). Want to pop into a chemist in Canterbury after running errands? We're only 1.2 miles from the closest Londis supermarket in Canterbury so you can grab your groceries and pick up your medication quickly and easily.


    If you're looking for a pharmacy in Canterbury, Cheadles Chemist offers prescriptions, health advice and more. We offer a range of different services from online doctor consultations to NHS prescriptions. Speak to one of our pharmacists today to find out what we can offer you.

    Travel clinic

    Need a pharmacy in Canterbury that also offers travel advice? Visit Cheadles Chemist, your local travel clinic in Canterbury.

    What Cheadles Chemist offers


    Book private appointments at Cheadles Chemist.


    NHS and private prescriptions are dispensed here.

    Health Advice

    Our expert pharmacists offer caring advice to help you stay healthy.


    We offer a range of self-care products at Cheadles Chemist.

    Medicine Review

    We offer NHS medicine use reviews at Cheadles Chemist.

    See a doctor in Canterbury

    Cheadles Chemist is proud to offer same day private doctor appointments with Medicspot. Many people searching for 'chemists open today' or a 'pharmacy open today' are unaware of the additional services pharmacies can now offer. Safely get seen by an online doctor today from our private consulting room.


    Cheadles Chemist can dispense both NHS and private prescriptions. If you need a prescription for your medicine, we also offer online doctor consultations with Medicspot from our private consultation room, so you can have your prescription written and dispensed all from your nearest pharmacy.

    Health Advice

    Our Canterbury pharmacists are available to offer you advice on many health conditions. Talk to a pharmacist today at Cheadles Chemist and receive tailored advice for your health problem. Whether you have a sore throat, allergies or other minor ailments and common conditions, one of our pharmacists will be able to help. You can also step into our consultation room to receive expert advice from a Medicspot doctor if required.

    Self care

    As well as prescription medication, we also offer a range of over-the-counter medicines and self-care products. These are often available to purchase without a prescription from a doctor. If you don’t have a particular product in mind, talk to one of our pharmacists who will help to choose the right product for you.

    Medicine review

    If you’ve been taking prescription medicine for a while, you might be wondering if you are getting the most out of them. At Cheadles Chemist, we offer an NHS medicine use review to help you understand the medication you have been prescribed. An ideal service for those with asthma, type 2 diabetes or high blood pressure. Speak to a pharmacist at Cheadles Chemist today.

    Useful resources

    We've included some useful resources so you can learn more about your health, what you need to do before travelling and where to go if you need urgent care.

    NHS Choices

    The NHS provides useful health advice on the NHS Choices website, including symptoms, treatment, diagnosis and causes.

    Fit For Travel

    Whether you're exploring the world or going on a family holiday abroad, Fit For Travel provides useful information to help you have a safe and comfortable journey.

    Urgent Care Services

    If you need urgent care, you should visit your local urgent care centre. The NHS provides a useful resource to find your nearest one.

    See a GP in Canterbury today

    Get seen by a doctor today at Cheadles Chemist in Canterbury

    • No more waiting
    • Same day doctor