Over a century of seeds

Growing all over the world

Welcome to the Church of Bures Website.

W.A. Church (Bures) Ltd. is a seed production company established in 1902, which over the years has evolved into supplying specialist seed to companies in the UK, Europe and worldwide. The majority of our seed is grown in the UK. We also trade with many retail customers which includes farmers, growers & landscape contractors etc.

We trust that you find our website interesting, informative and easy to use and that you are able to find what you are looking for. We grow, maintain and sell a large number of peas into many markets which includes the vining sector, marrowfats for canning and mushy peas. Our own variety, Maro is used for the export market and pea snack trade.

We are UK agents for Pure Line Seeds Inc in the USA and we are able to offer our customers access to the best Vining Pea varieties. Minerva and Swift are the most popular Maple varieties and have a multitude of uses. We also grow a wide range of Beans including Maris Bead for the pigeon trade along with Broad Beans and Runner Beans.

We offer a full range of root crops and small seeds to the trade and growers, which includes Kales, Fodder Beet, Mangel,Turnip and Forage Rape. Mustard, Borage, Sweetcorn and Vetches are also produced and are available.

With the uptake in the Campaign for the Farmed Environment we are able to mix and produce on our own site, a full range of Conservation Mixtures - and Agricultural Grasses for all situations. We also supply high quality Lawn Grass and Wild Flower Mixtures which are very attractive to butterflies and insects as well as looking stunning!

Game Cover seeds for all situations are an important part of our business and we can offer a whole range of the more popular seeds to mixing a ‘bespoke’ requirement.

Thank you to everyone for all your support and we can assure you that Church of Bures will endeavour to continue to produce seeds of the highest quality for another century.

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GROWERS NEEDED! We are looking for growing contracts for 2017. If you would like to grow Peas or... Read more

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Download our First 100 years brochure

Church of Bures Ltd have been in existence since 1902. We celebrated this great event by producing our very own historic brochure.