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House of Fraser reinvests

Canada Life Investments has announced an agreement with House of Fraser to facilitate the ongoing trading of Cavendish House, the iconic 195-year old department store in Cheltenham’s Promenade reinforcing the compelling offer on Cheltenham’s high street. Mike Roberts, Head of UK Property at Canada Life Investments, stated: “We are pleased to continue our relationship with […]

WW1 Digital Arts, Film and Animation

Cheltenham BID has worked with the Cheltenham Borough Council and Evenlode Films and Productions to produce a large Digital Arts Film and Animation that will be spectacularly projected onto the Cheltenham Municipal Offices on Sunday 11 November from 5pm to commemorate 100 years since WW1. Evenlode Films says – “We have produced a sensitive and […]

Cheltenham Christmas Lights switch-on

A dramatic illuminated parade will be the centrepiece of the Christmas Lights switch-on in Cheltenham this year. A giant White Witch puppet standing more than 16 feet high on a chariot will travel through the town centre in a high-impact street theatre event on Saturday November 24. Cheltenham BID and Cheltenham Borough Council have also […]

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 […]

BID reveals Cheltenham’s best-kept secrets

Little-known facts about some of Cheltenham’s best-known buildings and locations are revealed in a new town centre trail put together by the BID. We hope the Hidden Cheltenham trail will drive footfall to all parts of the BID zone. Do you know where in central Cheltenham Britain’s first jet aircraft engine was assembled? Or where […]

Edgy Cheltenham? You bet! Just look at this Paint Festival art

The Cheltenham Paint Festival brought together a collective of international artists to create large-scale, public art pieces throughout Cheltenham. With a mixture of permanent and temporary pieces, the two-day event aimed to provide engaging, thought-provoking paintings and pieces. Take a walk around Cheltenham to experience these wonderful works of art. Cheltenham BID sponsored their very […]

Koj offers BID members 15% off their lunch

Employees and owners of Cheltenham BID businesses receive 15% off their bill at lunchtime. To take advantage of this offer please: • Make a reservation online https://kojcheltenham.co.uk/booking/ and quote BID15 and the name of your company in the Special Requests box. • This offer is only available at lunchtime (12-2pm) Wednesday to Saturday but applies […]

New top tips on getting to and around Cheltenham

New information to visitors and locals alike on how to get to and around Cheltenham is now available at the click of button, thanks to the BID. We have supported the creation of new website pages packed full of facts on the wide variety of transport available. The series of travel pages are available here. […]

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 […]

48 hours in Cheltenham

Hand-picked places to eat, stay, shop & cook in the South West. Food magazine says, “Cheltenham has been a playground for racegoers and affluent pleasure-seekers – hence the name Cheltenham Spa – since the early 19th century, but Kathryn Lewis ditched the racecourse in favour of a dining course (or three), and found the going […]

ENTER Best Small Shop 2018

Are you an Independent Retailer? The competition is open to any small shop* operating in the UK. The competition is free to enter and all shops who enter will also be promoted to consumers through an online Indie Retail Directory. For the purposes of the competition, a small shop is defined as a non-corporate business […]

BID Business of the Month – Martin & Co

  Congratulations to Martin & Co Jewellers for winning this months BID Business of the Month. One of the oldest businesses in Cheltenham, Martin & Co is this month’s BID Business of the Month.  Established in 1806 by Samuel Martin, the jeweller was given the Royal Warrant by Queen Victoria in 1838. Read more…