BID Business of The Month

BID Business of the Month – Incom Gaming/2PIGS

2PIGS has been the alternative music venue in the heart of Cheltenham since the early nineties and continued to offer live music and non-mainstream club nights up until lockdown. A second business, Incom Gaming has grown inside the 2PIGS from trying to find usage of the space during the day. Through Nick Binding’s (co-owner of […]

BID Business of the Month – The Cheltenham Trust

The Cheltenham Trust (The Trust) is a registered charity that was established in 2014 to manage the town’s iconic venues, the Cheltenham Town Hall, The Wilson Art Gallery and Museum, Pittville Pump Room, Leisure at Cheltenham and Prince of Wales Stadium on behalf of Cheltenham Borough Council. The charity stood out during this unprecedented time […]

August BID Business of the Month – Primark

Primark reopened its doors on Monday 15 June after three months of lockdown. Kevan Blackadder, Director of Cheltenham BID, said: “I was so impressed with the preparations that have been made by Kristan and his team. Kristan , Primark store manager said: “The most important thing for a large store like this to get right […]

BID Business of the Month – Tokyotattoo Studios

Deano Jouni is passionate about his business and his team.  He created Tokyotattoo Studios in November 2012 and has had fun growing it ever since.  The creative team at the studio have world-wide reputations as tattoo artists, with clients regularly coming from several countries to see them.  Tokyotattoo Studios is sponsored by the biggest brands […]

BID Business of the Month – Regency Dry Cleaning

In December 1999, Dave and Zena Dickson were preparing to see in the new millennium as they opened their dry-cleaning business in Grosvenor Terrace.  Today, Regency Dry Cleaning is one of Cheltenham’s most established independent businesses, going from strength to strength by responding to market needs and social trends. Their loyal customers come from Worcester, […]

BID Business of the Month – PDSA Charity Shop

Charity shops play a vital role in keeping our High Streets alive and are, for many charities, a major source of income. For some volunteers, they can be an essential connection with other people.  The PDSA shop on High Street is no exception. Shop Manager, Dolly Neal, has managed charity shops for more than 15 […]

BID Business of the Month – Laura Leigh Hair and Beauty

Laura Leigh set up her business in 2005.  Over the next ten years the business continued to expand and in 2015 Laura moved her business into the stylish salon they now occupy in Clarence Street. There is now a team of more than 20 staff, many of whom started their training with the business and […]

BID Business of the month – Warhammer Cheltenham

Warhammer Cheltenham (formerly Games Workshop) recently celebrated its seventh anniversary. Will Rawlins has been the store manager for three years and feels lucky to be in the position. Warhammer is a tabletop miniature wargame that simulates battles between terrestrial armies from different factions.  Created in 1983, the game continues to grow in popularity and attracts […]

BID Business of the Month – Lakeland Cheltenham

If you love your home, the chances are you’ve been into Lakeland Cheltenham, so you’ll understand why we’ve chosen them as this month’s BID Business of the Month. With the array of professional cookware, innovative cleaning and storage products, quirky gadgets and essential electrical items, Lakeland has a faithful customer base who come from all […]

BID Business of the Month – The Square Pillow

With its unmistakable pink façade and pink and white awning, The Square Pillow has been part of the community in Montpellier for three decades. In 1988 Suzanne Langley-Sowter opened a business which has endured the test of time and all the changes that the retail sector has seen during the past 30 years.  This is […]

BID Business of the Month – Queens Hotel MGallery by Sofitel

March 2019 Newsletter Queens Hotel Cheltenham has been an iconic landmark in Cheltenham since 1838 and is one of the oldest purpose-built hotels in Europe.  Built on the site of one of the original spas, Sherborne Spa, the hotel is fashioned in the style of the Temple of Jupiter. It is named in honour of […]

BID business of the Month – Welcome Gym

Cheryl Parker, General Manager of Welcome Gym, was thrilled to be given the news that they had been selected as BID Business of the Month.  She said: “We really appreciate the work the BID does and support their activities where we can, so we are very excited to get this recognition.” Welcome Gym is very […]

BID Business of the Month – Stagecoach West

A big part of being a BID business is how you work with other BID businesses and the impact your operations have on the town overall. Stagecoach West has an enormous influence on the success of Cheltenham, which is why we have made them November’s BID Business of the Month. In our business plan we […]

BID Business of the month – Neals Yard Remedies

Located in Montpellier since 1999, Neal’s Yard Remedies Cheltenham has been selected as the October BID Business of the Month. Margaret Cavenagh and Sarah Proud are joint directors. Margaret is also joint chair of the Montpellier Association. She said about having a business in Montpellier: “We’re a close-knit community of independent businesses. It’s like being […]