BID BUSINESS IN FOCUS

Business in Focus – Accessorize

Business in Focus with Ruth Green from Accessorize Gloucester Following their most recent refurbishment, we met up with renowned high street brand Accessorize to discover more about their offering,...

Business in Focus – Soundhouse Gloucester

Business in Focus with Richard Ashton-Phillips of Soundhouse Gloucester  St Aldate Street has a fantastic selection of independent businesses, stretching from coffee shops and salons to petite...

Cross party support for Crown Court upgrade

Gloucestershire County Council has agreed to write to the Ministry of Justice to seek investment in the county’s Crown Court so that criminal cases can be dealt with in a way that meets the demands of modern day justice. Councillors unanimously supported the motion,...

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Council staff ‘Stride with Pride’ for IDAHOBIT day

Gloucestershire County Council, Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service and Gloucester City Council staff marched through Gloucester city centre on Friday to show their support for the LGBT+ community. Today is the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and...

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WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FOR IN
GLOUCESTER?

GLOUCESTER BUSINESSES SAID YES TO GLOUCESTERBID.
WE SAID YES TO ACTION IN THE FOLLOWING 8 KEY AREAS;

Improved Safety & Security

WE ALL WANT A CITY THAT IS NOT ONLY SAFER BUT FEELS SAFER FOR ALL THOSE WHO WORK, STUDY, VISIT AND SHOP THERE.

Street Cleanliness

SOME AREAS OF THE PROPOSED BID CLEANLINESS IS BELOW ACCEPTABLE LEVELS, THIS IS ONE OF THE ISSUES IMPROVED.

Physical & Enviromental

FROM HANGING BASKETS TO EFFECTIVE SIGNAGE LINKING PARTS OF THE CITY AND IMPROVEMENTS TO THE PUBLIC REAL.

Area Marketing & Promotion

AS BUSINESS OWNERS & MANAGERS, WE WANT LOCALS AND VISITORS TO HAVE A PERCEPTION OF GLOUCESTER.

Supporting & Promoting

AS BUSINESS OWNERS & MANAGERS OF THE BID, WE WANT LOCALS AND VISITORS TO HAVE A PERCEPTION OF GLOUCESTER AS A CITY ON THE UP.

Business Cost Reduction

USING THE POWER OF COLLECTIVE PURCHASING, GLOUCESTER BID WILL WORK TO REDUCE COSTS AND IMPROVE SERVICES.

Networking Opportunities

THE FIRST YEAR OF THE BID WILL BE STRENGTHENING GLOUCESTER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WITH SUPPORT OF BUSINESS WEST.

Dealing with Public Bodies

REPRESENT THE NEEDS OF BUSINESS WITH THE COUNCIL, POLICE & OTHER PUBLIC BODIES. ENSURING ISSUES ON LOCAL ECONOMY ARE ADDRESSED.

WHAT IS A BID?

A ‘Business Improvement District’. Gloucester’s is made up of 576 businesses who voted in July 2017 to invest approximately £2.5 million back into the city.

WHAT AREA IS COVERED?

In Gloucester, the defined BID Area encompasses the City centre, the Docks area and including Gloucester Quays. Click here to view a graphical map.

WHO'S INVOLVED?

The BID Board is made up of a range of local business owners and professionals, volunteering their time to help the city they’re passionate about.

HAVE SOMETHING TO OFFER?

If you'd like to offer your products or services as a benefit to BID members, please submit details so we can put to the Board.

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