Christchurch BID Steering Group is pleased to announce that the development phase of a Business Improvement District (BID) for Christchurch town centre is now underway. We feel this step forward for the town could have significant positive benefits for businesses and create a new way of providing support at a crucial time for the High Street.
A BID is a business-led and business-funded body formed to improve a specific commercial area, in this case Christchurch town centre. Most are governed by a board made up of businesses who represent the BID area, which means that businesses and organisations have a genuine voice and decide and direct what they want for the town.
Christchurch Chamber of Trade & Commerce
Christchurch Chamber of Trade and Commerce is a subscription based association of local businesses that aim to support one another and represent our combined interests in the community. We are a non-political body, so can support or oppose any proposals that affect the
We have over 130 members from all business types, as well an Executive Committee which meets monthly to discuss business development and promotional opportunities within the Borough, and to review planning applications, traffic management and town centre issues.
Christchurch Charitable Trust
The Christchurch Charitable Trust is a local, independent, registered charity who are able to provide financial support by way of grants to organisations and projects which benefit the community in the Christchurch area.
With the Covid 19 pandemic affecting all of us in ways that we could not have imagined, the Charity will be using the funds it has available to assist those organisations in the Christchurch area that help the local community.
We invite applications for funds from not-for-profit groups and organisations including registered charities, community interest groups, service organisations, volunteer groups, youth groups, local town and parish councils and the like. Applications from individuals or for individual benefit will not be accepted.
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