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wedding dress cleaning and preservation

Finest Dry Cleaning, Laundry

& Alteration Service

With over 30 years of dry cleaning experience, we offer you a traditional hand finishing on all garments and care for your unique items.

Farthings Dry Cleaners is known as the most sought after dry cleaners in Cambridge. It's the ideal home for your high-end garments preservation and alteration to be cared for, help to last as long as possible and always making you look stunning.

Farthings Dry Cleaners is famous for its attention to detail and expertise for the past 30 years. Its honesty and friendly approach will not give you false promises and disappointment.


All garments are hand finished.

Whether it is a wedding dress, two-piece suit, jacket, trousers, skirt, coat, expensive rug, curtainsleather, suede, wax garment or your favourite evening gown, we take good care of all your garments. We take care of all fibres: silk, cotton, linen and other fabric.


We are also experts in repairs and alterations of clothes.

Visit us now at 143 Milton Road Cambridge CB4 1XE (01223 755180) or 1 Anstey Way Trumpington CB2 9JE  (01223 625310)

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Liz and Vicki, Cambridge

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Dry Cleaners Cambridge & Trumpington

Laurence and Vicki, Trumpington

Our customer service and expertise are unbeatable in Cambridge.

We look forward to serving you soon.

Farthings Cambridge Best Cleaning Badge.

Farthings 7 Step Cleaning Process
1. Initial inspection
The first process is to examine your garment. We will check the aftercare care label for the purpose of the cleaning instructions recommended. At this point, any concerns or marks you might have, any repairs needed for the garment will be discussed. If the garment does not have a care label, we will agree on the best and safest cleaning process.

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2. Pre-treatment

Your garments will be examined thoroughly. The marks that have been highlighted on “First Inspection” will be treated with the most modern methods of stain removal by our experts. Please note that we will do our best to remove the marks, but we cannot guarantee 100% spot removal. With our experience, we know when to stop working on a mark to avoid harming the fabric.

3. Cleaning process
At Farthings Cambridge we offer several options for processing your garment: traditional dry cleaning, wet cleaning, machine washing, hand washing, F Cleaning, Ozone Treatment. Choosing the right cleaning process will ensure the optimum cleaning result. 
4. Hand Finishing
Once your garment has been cleaned it will then be steam, pressed. At Farthings, we pride ourselves by using a traditional method and techniques in hand finishing. At this point, we check that all marks that have been highlighted during reception have been removed successfully. We may choose to reclean the garment to improve on stain removal would it be beneficial to the fabric. 
5. Pre-finish inspection
After hand pressing your garment, would there be a limitation in the cleaning result, we will inform you by means of an advice note on your garment.  
6. Final Inspection
We will ensure that the marks that have been highlighted on reception or any repairs and alterations have been carried out to a high standard. 

7. Packaging
All our packaging used is recyclable. Our hangers, acid-free tissue paper and our polythene to protect your clothes are made from fully recyclable material. We also offer a preservation and packaging service on Wedding Dresses. We aim at Farthings to reduce any waste. We review our packaging material on a regular basis for more environmentally friendly alternatives.