BID BUSINESS IN FOCUS

Here are some of the businesses that have opened in Gloucester over the last 12 months!

There’s always news about shops closing but what about the ones that are opening? Bringing variety and opportunity to Gloucester City Centre, so far, we have seen many new and exciting stores and...

Business in Focus with Hugo & Holly Day Nursery

Choosing the right Childcare provider for your little ones is an important decision. Which Nursery should you choose? We met up with Sarah & Russell, owners of local independent nursery, Hugo...

NHS Trusts to merge

The two NHS trusts providing community mental health, physical health and learning disability services in Gloucestershire are set to merge. Plans to join both Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust and 2gether NHS Foundation Trust were first announced in September...

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Professional whole class music workshops, PPA cover, instrumental tuition, African Drumming, Brazilian Samba, Royal Music College trained.
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So-Pie Gloucester@SoPiegloucester
An independent licensed restaurant specialising in pies. Located on Llanthony Road, Gloucester Docks; serving all day Breakfast, Lunch Dinner, Cocktails & more
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Yantos Pancake House@YantosPH
Gloucester's First Pancake House. Serving fresh food daily, we're so much more than just pancakes 🥞
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@YantosPH: We’ve been busy folding, stuffing and sticking! Keep your eyes peeled for a yellow envelope at a letter box near you! 💛

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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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