Trowbridge is the county town of Wiltshire with a long history as an important market town. Known as the ‘Manchester of the West’ for its world-renowned woollen cloth milling industry, today Trowbridge is a manufacturing, industrial, office, farming and retail centre where thousands of local businesses are based.
Trowbridge offers excellent transport links. The train station is in town centre, with direct trains to London, Bath and Brighton. There is easy access to the M4, A36 and A303, and Trowbridge just a 50 minute drive to Bristol Airport.
Wiltshire Council has created a Vacant Commercial Unit Fund (VCUF) of £1.2 million using some of the £16,347,056 awarded to Trowbridge from the Government’s Future High Streets Fund.
Grants will fund the refurbishment of commercial units in Trowbridge town centre to help independent businesses and start-ups, bring new life to the high street and encourage the conversion of upper floors of commercial premises to create additional residential accommodation.
-Small grant awards – £2,500 – £24,999
-Large grant awards – £25,000 – £100,000
To apply for a grant or for further information visit www.wiltshire.gov.uk/vacant-commercial-units-fund
– 12 Fore Street (restaurant/takeaway)
– 32 Fore Street
– 48 Fore Street (formerly Monsoon)
– 66 Fore Street (restaurant)
– 42 Roundstone Street
– 13 Roundstone Street (cafe/restaurant)
– 2-3 Silver Street (formerly M&Co)
– 7 Silver Street (50m2) – email email@example.com for details
– 9-10 Silver Street (80m2)– email firstname.lastname@example.org for details
– 45 Stallard Street (takeaway)
– Bythesea Road (large retail unit)
– St George’s Works (retail)
– 92,000 sq ft light industrial unit (5.6 acres)
– Doric Business Centre (industrial unit)
Please contact the agents or landlords where linked above, or email Colin.Scragg@carterjonas.co.uk for details of the latest available properties.
The Chamber can help new and existing businesses to relocate their premises, book trading space at local markets and give updates of new business opportunities.
Trowbridge town centre has a range of commercial spaces to let. Please get in touch by email to discuss your needs or visit our property agents’ websites.
To become a Trowbridge Chamber of Commerce member, from just £25 a year, you can sign up online via the Membership page of the website, which will automatically generate your Members Directory business profile.
Trowbridge has four markets with trading opportunities available for a wide range of businesses. Taking a market stall is a great way of testing your business proposition.