BID BUSINESS IN FOCUS

Business in Focus – The Pelican Inn

Business in Focus with Michael Hall from The Pelican Inn Gloucester is home to a plethora of home-grown cafes, cosy restaurants and traditional pubs. From the Quays to Kings Square, there’s a...

Business in Focus – Furniture Recycling Project

Business in Focus with Josephine Bartosch from the Furniture Recycling ProjectThe Furniture Recycling Project (FRP) is a charity that has long been at the heart of the city of...

Call for male blood donors in Gloucestershire

NHS Blood and Transplant is urging men in Gloucestershire to match women in making becoming a blood donor their New Year’s resolution for 2019. New figures today reveal more than twice as many women as men in the county became New Year blood donors in 2018. Figures...

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Plans for new student flats approved

Plans for 115 new student flats in Gloucester City Centre have been approved by councillors. Former nightclub and venue ‘KCs’ along with Gentleman’s club Minx in Quay Street will be demolished to make way for the much needed student accommodation. The former KCs...

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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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