A selection of testimonials from Pad-Chorlton and Padwebstore customers.
Hooray for Pad! Thanks for sorting me out with my last minute nephew presents! Lovely selection of toys you always have. We still treasure our Wizard of Oz dolls from a few years back too! X
Lynne (via facebook), Manchester, Aug 13
Popped in to @padchorlton today. Always my first stop for gifts and treats. Full of cool items and they are so friendly!
Helen (@waiteywoo via Twitter), Manchester, Apr 13
Cracking purchase from @padchorlton pub crawl ideas already coming along!
Chris (@ChrisCorns1979 via Twitter), Manchester, Apr 13
Finished my first heart from my button bag craft kit purchased yesterday. Love it!
Heather (@HettieDClarke via twitter), Manchester, Apr 13
Love your shop and deliver to it :)
Sam (Sam_I_Am0203 via Twitter), Manchester, Mar 13
Love the art work! I'll be in during the week to make card purchases.
Hilary (@easterjones via Twitter), Manchester, Mar 13
Emporium of gorgeous gifts and great card selection A great little business run by great guys #Chorlton Worth a special trip
Inspired Lives (@inspired_lives via Twitter), Salford, Feb 13
Just a quick note to thank you very much for your first class service. The cake stand arrived today and I am really pleased with it, and the price! Thanks for sending it so quickly.
Catherine, Kings Lynn, Jan 13
Lovely shop: lovely owners, great gifts and some very funny and rude cards.
Jo (via Facebook), Manchester, Jan 13
My kind of Pad! Pad is a wee gem up North.
Sinead (@sineadlawler via Twitter), Ealing, London, Dec 12
Got me some lovely Christmas pressies @padchorlton today...some friends are going to be happy! :D
Lush Brownies (@lushbrownies via Twitter), Manchester, Dec 12
Always great for cool xmas presents. Thanks folks. If you're looking for somewhere to get something different then head there.
Glenn (@glenmeskell via Twitter), Manchester, Dec 12
I love where I live,great day shopping at @padchorlton
Lyndsey (@lhendo via Twitter), Manchester, Dec 12
I love that cookbook holder, and have it at home. Fantastic quality, stylish and a bargain.
Busy Bee Toys (@BusyBeeToyshop via Twitter), Manchester, Nov 12
Everyone go buy awesome mugs from @padchorlton now. Do it now.
Zaheera (@Zaheera_d via Twitter), Manchester, Nov 12
@padchorlton yet again you saved the day. #emergencypresent
Lisa (@OurPaleoKitchen via Twitter), Manchester, Nov 12
Just received my order, thank you to the lovely boys at Pad ♥ xxx
Michelle (via Facebook), Norwich, Oct 12
Came in a got one of the kids story books yesterday...its ace. Thanks. #christmaspresent
Lisa (@OurPaleoKitchen via Twitter), Manchester, Oct 12
I do love your shop! It even makes me smile when it's shut,as,I love the C3PO on the shutter! :-)
Andrew (via Facebook), Manchester, Sep 12
Absolutely love @padchorlton if you've not been go check it out. The star wars book is magical.
Glen (@glenmeskell via Twitter), Manchester, Aug 12
@SarahLP78: Is thrilled at my surprise gift courtesy of @padchorlton
Sarah (@SarahLP78 via Twitter), Manchester, Aug 12
Just bought a lovely little gift for my departing friend at @padchorlton
Clare (@ClareABell76 via Twitter), Manchester, Aug 12
Popped into the shop today and always come out with a nice gift! :-)
Andrew (via Facebook), Manchester, Jul 12
@padchorlton fabulous card selection! I was distracted muchly by the really funny ones while purchasing for a 60 year old though..
Racheal (@rylawyer2B via Twitter), Manchester, Jul 12
@padchorlton Love my new mug. And we've just tried out one of the recipes from the 'lunch box revolution' book (for tea though!) two fab purchases!x
Nicola (@NicolaJayne_w via Twitter), Manchester, Jul 12
Loving the bunting @padchorlton
Lush Brownies (@lushbrownies via Twitter), Manchester, Jul 12
Nice shop shop with super goodies.
Sophie (via Faccebook), Manchester, Jun 12
@padchorlton you are so lovely and ace and wonderful. Local shopping is the best.
Charlotte (via Twitter), Manchester, Apr 12
@padchorlton, we think you have the best selection of cards in town.
fortheloveofvintage (@slomasFTLOV via Twitter), Manchester Apr 12
Happy Birthday @padchorlton.You’re solely responsible 4 our friends receiving sensational gifts over past 5 years. Thanks & congratulations
Teahive (@teahivetweets via Twitter), Manchester Apr 12
@padchorlton they keep me stocked with gifts and all round cool dudes! xx
Aoife McMahon (@draoife via Twitter), Manchester Apr 12
Thankyou both for the beautiful mango wood candle holder - it arrived today and very well packaged too!
Justine, Market Drayton, Mar 12
Just round the corner from me and I love it! Always good for unusual presents and cards and friendly owners too.
Jo Edwards (via Facebook), Manchester, Mar 12
Thanks to @padchorlton for saving my skin.... christening pressie and card all sorted, wrapped and written in less than 5 mins. Thank you :D
Charlotte (via Twitter), Manchester Feb 12
I love love love my lily-flame candles! My home smells divine! Fairy Dust and Blush OMG! Smile is adorable and Warm Welcome mmm
Rachael (via Twitter), Manchester, Feb 12
Some great birthday gifts for Brother-in-law from @padchorlton
Alex (via Twitter), Manchester, Jan 12
Got given a birthday present from some friends from @padchorlton still not been in myself, bad Becca! Will venture down when I have pennies.
Rebecca (via Twitter), Manchester, Jan 12
Massive thanks to @padchorlton for the gorgeous rocking wine glasses
Helen (via Twitter), Manchester, Jan 12
@padchorlton I got my bargains the other day and am super chuffed with them, thank you! Cards for 50p and check out the star wars books!
Sarah (via Twitter), Manchester, Jan 12
Thanks for your amazing help with my last minute Christmas gift, you are a life saver.
Mark, Ireland, 24th Dec 11
Went to @padchorlton today & came away with the gorgeous picture I've been lusting after for months now, so happy
Jesssica (via Twitter), Manchester, Dec 11
Live in or near M21? Shop local for Christmas pressies @padchorlton
Jenni (via Twitter), Manchester, Dec 11
So much gorgeous stuff all in one place. Pad has the perfect gift and card for every friend!
Rachael (via Facebook), Chorlton, Nov 11
Pad is an amazing shop, you can always find a unique gift for a friend or of course yourself!! Really great cards for all occasions too. If you want something a bit different Pad is the place to be.
Sam (via Facebook), Stockport, Oct 11
Introduced my Aunty and Cousin to Chorlton yesterday, they loved @padchorlton. My aunty has taken an 'I Love Chorlton' mug back to Canada with her.
Amy (via Twitter), Manchester, Sep11
Bought (a coach lantern) today, looks lovely on my sideboard. Thanks.
Lisa (via Facebook), Manchester, Sep 11
Another successful shopping trip to @padchorlton mind you it's hard to come away from there empty handed.
Alex (via Twitter), Manchester, Sep 11
We love the #indieretailgem's of Chorlton and Didsbury areas including @BarbakanDeli @padchorlton @unicorngrocery.
Katherine (via Twitter), Manchester, Sep 11
Wow what quick response and dispatch time!!!
Vicky, Tyne and Wear, Jan 2011
You’re a complete star, thank you very much, I love it.
Sandra, Twickenham, Dec 2010
Great range of Marmite gifts and at a low price. Makes collecting the full range that more affordable.
Natasha, London, March 2010
The Noah's Ark bookends have just arrived, they are even better than I expected. Thanks for the speedy delivery and I hope to be back soon.
Rob, Birmingham, January 2010
Love it, love it! Thank you for sourcing me a red Koziol Babell cakestand its the perfect finishing touch to my new kitchen.
Zoe, Manchester, November 2009
Thank you so much from sending the Lily Flame candles special delivery, they arrived the following day, just in time for my dinner party.
Mary, Norwich, September 2009
Bracelet arrived today - beautifully packed. Thank you.
Shirley, Southampton, April 2009
Here are just a few things people have said about our shop in Chorlton.
"With such a varied assortment of both quirky and practical items, there is something in the shop to appeal to everyone." "I went in to take photos and came out with a candelabra. Need I say more?" Lynda Moyo, Reviewer, Manchester Confidential, March 2008
The Guardian Newspaper Guide to Independent Shops
"Although it primarily sells homeware, Pad's lighting, homeware, kitchenware and other products are designed so well that they could easily be given as gifts." The Guardian Newspaper's Guide to the UK's Finest Independent shops - Gift Shop Sector, December 2007.
Pad... "are Guardians of independent Spirit." Headline in South Manchester Reporter covering Pad's entry into the Guardian's Guide to the UK's Finest Independent Shops, December 2007
"A wonderful little "treasure trove" of must-haves for any city slickers pad. Pad have some brilliantly "odd" little items that I doubt you would ever see anywhere else, certainly nowhere else in Manchester!" Victoria H, website review, November 2007
"Pad is full of lovely finishing touches that help make a house a home." Becky Want, BBC Radio Manchester, November 2007
"There is an amazing array of exciting and innovative businesses on Manchester Road." Sheila Newman, Chorlton Councilor, South Manchester Reporter, November 2007
"Pad, in Chorlton, fills homes in the trendy village with its quirky and stylish items." Manchester Living, October 2007
Pad is located on "one of South Manchester's most happening streets." South Manchester Reporter, October 2007
"If it's party gifts or cards you are after, Pad has a whole range of present ideas." "There's plenty of room for buggies too, Pad have kept the middle of the shop clear for easy access." Mums & Dads Magazine, Summer 2007