June Newsletter

Hidden Cheltenham Summer Trail

Cheltenham Business Improvement District (BID) has worked with The Cheltenham Trust and Cheltenham Borough Council’s, No Child Left Behind campaign on a free Hidden Cheltenham Summer trail for through-out the Summer holiday. A year of action started in January 2019 designed with partners to address the main areas of children in poverty. Educational, fun and […]

BID Business of the Month – Hollywood Bowl

Hollywood Bowl, the UK’s largest 10-pin bowling company, opened their Cheltenham branch in November 2014. Based at The Brewery Quarter, they are a true family attraction providing good value entertainment, food and drink for people of all ages and abilities. The family ethic extends beyond the customer experience.  The team at Hollywood Bowl Cheltenham are […]

Meet the Board – Matt Rudman

Matt Rudman is the owner of Cheltenham Martial Arts which has been on Winchcombe Street since April 2018.  Formerly an electrical engineer, Matt’s ultimate goal was to teach martial arts and equip people with the self-confidence to develop personally. He began teaching for a Gloucester-based martial arts school and built up the Cheltenham branch, which […]

Improvements to the Strand and Cambray Place are on the cards

Cheltenham Borough Council and Gloucestershire County Council are planning a further substantial investment on High Street. The estimated £1.8m project will see the Strand and the pedestrianised section of Cambray Place resurfaced. The uneven paving and replacing tarmac will go and a new drainage system will be installed.  The aim is to make this area […]

Street Trading Licences under review

Cheltenham Borough Council is asking businesses to have their say on the way street trading licences are issued.   The current policy is under review and aims to: prevent the obstruction of the streets by street trading activities; sustain established shopkeepers in the town; maintain the quality of the townscape and add value to the […]

Welcome to our new Voluntary Members

News of the benefits of being a BID business is spreading and we have had several businesses join the BID as voluntary members. We’d like to welcome The Beehive, Badlands Records, The Logical Utilities Company, Showcase and Cocoa Couture to the BID community. The Beehive, a vibrant, friendly pub serving classic pub food and great […]