Bath is proving that its independent tourism businesses working together are prepared to hold their own and promote a local experience of the city with the launch of StayinBath.org, a collaboration of local independent accommodation providers backed by the Bath Independent Guesthouse Association (BIGHA), and supported by many of the city’s independent retailers and eateries.
A new Community Hub in the Combe Down area is to boost facilities for local businesses.
Housing association and house builder Curo is building a new £10M community hub at the heart of its flagship Mulberry Park development in Combe Down, Bath.
Alongside a primary school and children’s nursery, the hub will be home to state-of-the–art community and business facilities when it opens in September 2018. It will provide 3,000sq.ft. of workspace in two units, which could suit a single occupier, two separate suites (2,000sq.ft and 1,000sq.ft) or a workspace operator.
The University of Bath Innovation Centre (UBIC) is based at Carpenter House, overlooking the River Avon, only a few minutes from Bath Spa train station, next to the A376 and situated very close to a large car park. The centre itself offers 770m2 of office space. One four-person desk space was available as of September 2018.
At the gateway to the Mendip Hills, Midsomer Norton, a historic market town with a distinctive character lies at the heart of the Somer Valley midway between two branches of the River Somer and Wellow Brook.
Chew Valley is an area south-west of Bath, encompassing several small villages including Chew Stoke, Bishop Sutton and Chew Magna, the Valley’s commercial centre. Bordered by scarp slopes, the Valley is a lush, green haven full of Sites of Special Scientific Interest.