BID BUSINESS IN FOCUS

Business in Focus – Fad & Fated

Business in Focus with Dudley from Fad & Fated A short stroll down Worcester Street and you’ll arrive at a time capsule of historic treasures, hidden gems and handmade furniture. From...

Business in Focus – So Pie Gloucester

Eyes on the Pies! Business in Focus with Steve & Sarah Martin of So Pie Perched on the edge of the docks, only a stone’s throw from the quays you’ll find a home-grown restaurant that knows a thing...
Free parking in Gloucester over Christmas

Free parking in Gloucester over Christmas

This Christmas Countdown is fast approaching, which means it's time to get shopping for your loved ones! On the lead up the Christmas, there will be free parking in Eastgate Shopping Centre and Kingswalk Shopping Centre. Free parking will be available on Thursday 6th,...

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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.

View & Download Business Plan below.

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