Reducing energy costs for BID businesses with The Logical Utilities Company

The Logical Utilities Company has created the Cheltenham BID Consortium which uses the power of bulk purchasing to ensure that Cheltenham BID businesses benefit from the lowest possible rates on their gas and electricity contracts.    By using their vast experience in the energy sector, this local company employing local people, are able to negotiate with all […]

Reducing the cost of sales for BID Businesses

As your business grows, the chances are that the cost of sales increases too.  Looking at the best rates for your card terminal probably isn’t high on your list of priorities when your business is packed with customers and you’re finding ways to stay ahead of the competition.  That’s why the BID has partnered with […]

Super savings on parking fees for staff of BID businesses

Staff at Cheltenham BID businesses are being offered an exclusive 33% off the cost of monthly season tickets at CitiPark’s John Lewis and Partners car park. One of the things we get asked most is: ‘Can the BID help with staff parking costs?’ The answer is: ‘Yes we can’. After talking to a number of […]

Discounted parking for businesses in the night-time economy

The BID’s other discounted travel schemes were difficult for night-time economy staff to use because of the timings. Cheltenham BID has listened and negotiated discounted parking in Portland Street Car Park from 5pm. Park all night from 5pm for just £4! Please get in touch via  for more information on how to receive the […]

£20 off Specsavers frames for BID members

We are delighted to announce that Specsavers Cheltenham are offering an exclusive discount for the staff of BID businesses. With £20 off their extensive range of frames priced £99 or more, anyone working for a BID business is sure to find the perfect look for them. This offer is available exclusively at the Cheltenham High […]

Coronavirus – Take your business online and best practice

The coronavirus pandemic is firstly a health emergency, but secondly an economic emergency. A large amount of BID levy payers are already utilising online channels to raise awareness,spread positivity, sell, teach and share. Top tip: Take this time to remind your current online audience why they ‘liked’ you, visited your online-store or ever bought from […]

Student discount upload for BID businesses

“83% of students say that if a retailer offers a student discount they are more likely to shop there. This means that providing a student discount can give your brand an edge over its competitors with the student market” says 2019 What is the TOTUM card? TOTUM, the new name for the NUS extra card, brings […]

Laura Leigh Hair & Beauty local business discount

Laura Leigh Hair & Beauty have launched a new local business discount – offering anyone working within the BID area a special 10% off. To book an appointment, ‘book online’ or call 01242 530598. Please see artwork for terms and conditions.

Another fantastic offer from a BID Business

David Clulow Opticians would like to offer anyone who works for a Cheltenham BID businesses: Complimentary sight test (no purchase necessary) 20% off a complete pair of spectacles or non-prescription sunglasses To take advantage of this offer please download a form here, get your manager to sign it and take it in to David Clulow […]

Glos Jobs member offer

We are delighted to be working with Glos Jobs to help businesses recruit in Cheltenham. GlosJobs is the largest on-line job advertiser in Gloucestershire with thousands of jobs offered everyday, with around 130,000 unique user sessions logged per month. Belinda from Glos Jobs says,”Advertisers tell us that they receive applications from a higher calibre of applicants […]

Cheltenham Gift Card is here – and the money stays in town

A new gift card has been launched by Cheltenham BID that recipients can spend at a huge range of town centre businesses. The Cheltenham Gift Card can be spent on almost anything, anytime, anywhere in the town centre. More than 60 of our businesses have already signed up to accept the card, with shops, restaurants, […]

Could you be due for a reassessment on your rates?

Listening to businesses is what we do at the BID.  Some of you have experienced circumstances beyond your control that you think could put you in line for a rates rebate. You’ve told us how convoluted the process of appeal can be; that it’s difficult to find out how to register for the Check, Challenge, […]