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Weybridge Town Business Group
Local Businesses working together and with local groups and bodies to:
Improve the town centre and promote Weybridge as an attractive place to regularly visit for shopping, entertainment and services.
Build successful business relationships
Encourage key stakeholders to support growth of our businesses
Promoting The Town Centre - Events
The events and dates planned for 2017 are:
The Great Weybridge Cake-Off and Weybridge Green Market
on Saturday 29th April
Prudential Ride London
Sunday 30th July
Autumn Market
Saturday 30th September
Christmas Event
Saturday 2nd December

(timings to be confirmed)
Events Last Year
Weybridge Town Business Group has held the following events last year.
Party On The Green
on Saturday 11th June
We are grateful to everyone who contributed to making this event a great success.
There was a great attendance from the local community who turned out to celebrate the Queen's 90th Birthday. Families and people of all ages gathered to enjoy the entertainment, picnicking, browsing and shopping from the range of artisan food and craft stalls.
craft and
There was a parade of crowns 'fit for a queen' made by children from 3 Weybridge schools, with the Mayor of Elmbridge presenting prizes of delicious chocolate crowns made by Bachmanns.
Entertainment included Oatlands Pipe Band, music from Radio Jackie, rides for children, face painting & pottery decorating.
Matthew at Obsessions made a gold & topaz pendant for the event which was auctioned, with the money raised contributing to further events and projects by the Business Group and towards the charity supported by this event, which was Elmbridge Community Link.
For more info and photos, see the
Party on the Green page
Prudential RideLondon Surrey Cycle Ride
on Sunday 31st July
Following the success of Party On The Green
(pictured above and below), Weybridge Town Business Group is organising a similar event to bring the community together to have fun and support the town centre.
Come along to join in the fun, lunch or picnic, shop and cheer on the cyclists, many of whom are riding to support worthy charities.
For more info, see the
RideLondon - Weybridge page
Christmas Lights Switch On
Christmas Lights Switch On in Weybridge Town Centre December 1st
On Thursday 1st December we had the Christmas Lights switch on with parade of lanterns and late night shopping.
Christmas Market
On Saturday 10th December we had Merry Christmas Weybridge, a Christmas Market with Family Entertainment and late night shopping.
If anyone would like to help with these events for the curent year or perhaps donate to either the Christmas Tree Fund or the raffle, please let either Gill or Sharon know.
Promoting The Town Centre - Website
Weybridge Town Business Group has teamed up with All About Weybridge (the leading Weybridge website for over 7 years) to publicise it's events and activities.
All About Weybridge also has a very strong presence on Google and other search engines and on social media, including over 5,400 followers on Twitter.
Local businesses are encouraged to contact
All About Weybridge for their publicity needs.
They have affordable and flexible advertising which can benefit each client directly as well as encouraging more footfall in Weybridge town centre, to the benefit of all Weybridge businesses.
Please mention Weybridge Town Business Group when you contact All About Weybridge
to receive some bonus publicity
Promoting The Town - Loyalty Scheme
The Business Group has plans for a loyalty card scheme. When in place it will be promoted on the page for each participating business which appears on this website.
Weybridge Town Business Group
Meetings & Membership
We are recruiting members at £100 each for the period of 1 year.
Meetings are held monthly.
Our next meeting is on Tuesday 14th March at Waitrose in Weybridge.
Start time is 6pm and we will finish by 7.30pm.
Address for Meeting:
Waitrose Supermarket
62 High Street
Surrey KT13 8BL
Agenda: Weybridge Town Business Group Meeting January 2017
Agenda for Weybridge Town Business Group meeting November 2016
Bring a friend and sign them up to the business group!
Paul Povey (Chairman):

Contact Weybridge Town Business Group
To join or for further information about Weybridge Town Business Group, please contact:
Gill Eastwood:
Sharron Ferrari
please mention the All About Weybridge website  
Follow us on Twitter: @WeybridgeGreen

Volunteer Opportunity
Weybridge Town Business Group Volunteer Opportunity
Do You Like Meeting People and want to make a contribution towards the future of Weybridge and the local commuity?
Read about the Volunteer Opportunity
Last Business Group Event (In July)
Prudential RideLondon - Weybridge
Ride London Surrey 100 Event In Weybridge
Come and cheer the
Ride London cyclists In Weybridge
Sunday 31st July 2016

Artisan Food and Craft Market
 for Shopping opportunities
Bring a Picnic or pick one up
from our Lovely Stallholders

Lots of Fun for All The Family!
Brooklands Radio

More Info: RideLondon - Weybridge
Feedback for Party On The Green Event
Further down on this page you can see some of the feedback received, here are some extracts.
"It was great, in both sales and chatting with the locals."
"I certainly got a lot of positive feed back from customers as well as some of the stallholders."
"Looking forward to working together at the next event."
"I felt that the children had a great time and the whole event was a tremendous success."
Some photos below from
the June celebrations.
The Great Weybridge Cake Off
The Great Weybridge Cake Off – Please Enter This Baking Competition & Join In The Fun! 
The Great Weybridge Cake Off – Please Enter This Baking Competition for Adults and Children & Join In The Fun!
Two Age Groups:
Children Up To Age 12
All Other Entrants - Teens & Adults
More Info: Cake Off Event Page
The Local Community Needs A Thriving Weybridge Town Centre
Weybridge businesses and the local community have a shared interest in ensuring the town centre thrives, so that it is an attractive place to visit and can offer a good range of shops, entertainment and services.
By creating an environment in which local businesses thrive, entrepreneurs are rewarded for their investment, initiatives, risks and work.
This secures the long-term prospects for the town and encourages further investment and jobs instead of a decline and abandoned town centre.
Successful Weybridge businesses will be able to provide local jobs and generate a healthy local economy.
The mutual benefits for the community and businesses will make the town a more pleasant place to live and work.
We would ask all local businesses to take up the opportunities offered by the initiatives of the business group and to enthusiatically join us.
Our Aims
To build successful business relationships, that encourage and influence key stakeholders to support our growth.
Key Stakeholders include:
Weybridge Businesses
Local Authorities
- Elmbridge Borough Council
- Surrey County Council
Residents and Community
- Weybridge Society
- Churches
- Other
Our Targets
1. To encourage investment in the Town
2. Develop a Town Vision for the future
3. Use CIL Funds to achieve short term aims
4. Create a Dementia Friendly community
5. Organise events that encourage Town success
6. Increase membership of the group
7 Raise funds to support aims
8. Weybridge Businesses and town to be promoted on website (All About Weybridge chosen as partner)
9. Loyalty card scheme
Weybridge Town Action Plan
The action plan is another step in the development of our partnership, bringing together the business group, Weybridge Society, St James' Church and the Borough Council to work together to improve our town centre.
The draft action plan draws together the priorities for the next 12 months. To be successful we will need to support and engage across all of those involved and to work together to achieve more than we could do on our own.
  Sharing and Discussion on Aims
Signage Improvements
Environmental Improvements
Communication Aims
Partnership Aims
Artist In Residence Scheme
Dementia Friendly Community
Potential BID Opportunities
Achievements To Date
1. A growing membership
2. A more influential position with council/authority
3. Town a bit smarter
4. Less vacant businesses
5. Two successful CIL Bids ( Christmas / Banners / Signage)
6 Proposals to consider for future
7. Events for 2016 organised
Minutes Of Earlier Meeting
Minutes of Weybridge Town Business Group Meeting September 2016
Click on the link to read the Minutes of Weybridge Town Business Group Meeting September 2016
Christmas Market - Held In December
Merry Christmas Weybridge - Christmas Market & Family Entertainment
Merry Christmas Weybridge - Christmas Market & Family Entertainment
More Info: Christmas Event Page
craft and refreshments stalls at Weybridge Party included ice creams and macarons
Toy train rides for young children in Weybridge Town
Party On The Green
Party On The Green Weybridge - Celebrating The Queen's 90th Birthday
in celebration of Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th birthday
Party On The Green Weybridge - Celebrating The Queen's 90th Birthday
Saturday 11th June 2016

Local Artisan Food and Craft Market
 for Shopping opportunities
Bring a Picnic or pick one up
from our Lovely Stallholders

Pottery Painting, Balloon Modelling
Rides & Face Painting
50% Of Profits To Local Charity
- Elmbridge Community Link
Silent Auction   Radio Jackie

More Info: Party on the Green Weybridge
Face painting for kids at Monument Green Weybridge Surrey
Feedback from Pinch of This (Market Stall)
"I hope you enjoyed the gf quiche and treats and the rest of your day.. I just thought I'd drop you a short note with some thoughts from today.
First of all thank you very much! It was great, in both sales and chatting with the locals. I know how hard putting on an event can be and to be honest from where I was stood it looked pretty effortless. I know of course it was far from effortless so well done to you and the entire "behind-the-scenes" team.
I thought the organisation was good, even with the small hiccup this morning with the pitch
confusion. It's often the case with markets I've attended and it is always something that can
happen regardless the of the processes you put in place. I thought you managed the situation brilliantly.
Finally, I heard a lot of positive feedback about the day and especially about the market. I had a lot of people ask me if the market was going to be a permanent fixture and all were adamant that Weybridge would benefit from one.
Good luck with all your plans and do let me know if you manage to secure a permanent market as we'd love to support it. Looking forward to working together at the next event.
All the best"
Mark Renshaw
Feedback from Glenn Dearlove, Castle Wildish
"Thank you for all your hard work and assistance regarding the queen's crowns.
I felt that the children had a great time and the whole event was a tremendous success.
Once again, best wishes and thank you."
Castle Wildish ( Weybridge )
Feedback from Home of Savoury (Market Stall)
"I just wanted to say that the Party on the Green last month was a great success for us and I'd love to be included for July 31st and December 10th."
Elena Weafer - Home of Savoury
Feedback from All About Weybridge
"Congratulations on putting on a great community event on Saturday, you must be well pleased with the success!
I asked Anna-Marina for some photos of the event which I have added as a gallery to the Party on the Green page, as well as the photos I took.
I am doing some social media publicity for after the event, using the photos to generate further
Chris Grace - All About Weybridge
Feedback from Anila's Sauces Stall
"The market went well and it worked.
Although some of our stalls were on the pavement and some off and I believe this needs to be co-ordinated so that all the stalls looks evenly set out.
The customers enjoyed the variety. As there was plenty of food to eat sales on our snacks were slow but overall takings were reasonable.
I have booked the other markets as you know so well done to you and your team and look forward to the next one.
Kind regards"
Feedback from The Vine King Stall
"Just wanted to offer our congratulations and thanks for all the work you guys put in to make
yesterday's Party on the Green such a success.
I certainly got a lot of positive feed back from
customers as well as some of the stallholders.
Some of the public thought that it would be great if you could do this every Saturday !!
Anyway well done."
David & Marta, The Vine King, Weybridge
Feedback from Artist's Stall
"I thought event went well and l'm pleased with my sales. l do want to do both July and Christmas fayres.
Lesley Blackburn
Feedback from The BeeInspired Stall
"Thank you, l Hope you were pleased with Saturday, we had a very good day thank you and hope the feedback from the community and others involved was positive.
With best regards"
Alison Derrick - BeeInspired
Feedback from The Folie Macaron Stall
"We had a really good time yesterday, met nice people and enjoyed the atmosphere.
We would like to confirm our booking for the market December the 10th and will make the payment today."
Fabienne Jaimes
Pinch of This - gluten free baking using organic ingredients and local free range eggs
Anila - vegetarian, gluten, dairy and sugar free curry sauces, chutneys and snacks - the most delicious samosas!
For more info and photos, see the
Party on the Green page
Folie Macaron - lovingly handmade macarons
Art and craft stalls at Monument Green Weybridge Party outside the Ship Hotel
Weybridge Town Business Group
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