About the Ski Exchange
The Ski Exchange, located just outside of Cambridge, is one of the few remaining independent ski and snowboard shops in the South East / East Anglia regions, priding itself in offering impartial and friendly advice on a wide selection of skiing and snowboarding equipment, with a boot fitting service that is the envy of many larger shops.
Retail Premises with Free Parking
To help customers who cannot reach the shop during office hours, Wednesday and Thursday are late opening during the winter season. Located out of town on an industrial estate at Dry Drayton, a few miles north-west of Cambridge, the shop has ample free parking and is easy to get to, being close to the A428, the A14 and the M11.
A Brief History
The Ski Exchange got its name when, in 1985, it opened for business as the Ski and Tack Exchange. It started by selling mainly second-hand items for skiing and horse riding, both of which represented the interests of the owner and his wife.
The wintersports side of the business gradually out grew the equestrian side and it was renamed The Ski Exchange Ltd and concentrated on selling mainly new clothing, equipment and accessories, with a decreasing number of “exchanged” items.
In 1995 it came under the control of the present owners, with Simon Elliott, assuming the role of Operations Director, being responsible for the day-to-day running of the business.