R.P. Davidson

Cheese Factor of Distinction

Contact Simon or Georgie
email@: info@cheese-factor.co.uk Tel. 01246 201203

  • Shop Front of R P Davidson, The Cheese Factor
  • One cheese counter at R P Davidson, The Cheese Factor
  • Some of the staff of R P Davidson, The Cheese Factor
  • Hairy Bikers visit R P Davidson, The Cheese Factor
  • Cheese Wedding Cake and Pork Pie Cake from R P Davidson, The Cheese Factor
  • Chesterfield Market Square and Hall, location of R P Davidson, The Cheese Factor
  • Looking across the Market from outside R P Davidson, The Cheese Factor
  • Hampers and Cheeseboards available from R P Davidson, The Cheese Factor


We are open and hopefully will continue to be able both to serve the community and to support our staff. As of 29th May, our revised opening hours are 7am till 4pm Monday to Saturday, closed Sunday. Also, customers can 'phone us before 2pm and order bread, oatcakes, cheese etc to be collected next day - or use our online "click and collect" shop. We will bring your order to you if you drive-by outside the shop or have it ready to collect with minimum interaction. Telephone us on 01246 201203 to book this service.

Specialist in English and Continental cheese

Simon Davidson Chesterfield ChampionsIn our proprietor, Simon, we have a wealth of experience in selecting, sourcing, storing and serving the best of English and Continental cheeses to both the general public and to the trade. Our staff are all knowledgeable in the field of cheese and will be happy to advise you.
We are conveniently placed in North Derbyshire, adjacent to the Peak District National Park and within easy reach of Sheffield and the rest of South Yorkshire. If you have the opportunity, why not visit our wonderful market town of Chesterfield, the extensive open market and the refurbished Market Hall.
Of course, no such visit can be complete without walking into our shop,taking in the aromas, viewing the marvellous extensive selection of cheeses, and perhaps even purchasing some to enjoy with your family and friends. "Don't quibble, ask for a nibble", prior to making your choice. If you're local, consider coming to one of our Cheese Tasting Evenings or invite Simon to give your group a talk.

Online Shop

We have established an online shop which we are gradually populating with products from our vast range. If you don't find the product you want on our online shop, please telephone or email your order in the usual way.

Shop now at the Cheese Factor


2019 Christmas Cheeseboards(5 Mb)

2020 Cheeseboards (5 Mb)

Food Fairs & Photos

We exhibit at a number of local food fairs including Belper in July and December, Ilkeston in May and October, Rotherham in September and the newly established Festival of Food at Hardwick in May. Browse some photos from our previous show and food fair activities.

We are also providers of Ploughman's Lunches to the Annual CAMRA Chesterfield Beer Festival at the Winding Wheel in February, to the CAMRA Chesterfield Market Beer Festival in October half term and to the Round House Rail Ale Festival in May.

Perfect Match - Beers and Gins

We stock locally made bottled craft beers from Brampton Brewery and Bradfield Brewery. Simon and his staff will suggest which beers best match which cheeses.

We also stock Chesterfield Gins - made in Staveley by Derbyshire Distillery - the different flavours a lovely accompaniment to our cheeses. Available in both 70cl and small 200ml bottles (good for tasting the different flavours).

Destination Chesterfield Video

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