Welcome to the Hungerford Chamber of Commerce
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Next Meeting – Question Time
Thursday 1st June 6.30 for prompt start at 7.30pm
Corn Exchange, Hungerford Town Hall Complex
‘Question Time’ style Hustings event. Richard Benyon (Conservative) and Judith Bunting (Liberal Democrat), David Yates (Apolitical), Alex Skirvin (Labour) and Paul Field (Green)
The Hungerford Chamber of Commerce represents around one hundred businesses from the local area. It is the only organisation to provide an inclusive forum that brings together business owners, Hungerford Town Council, West Berkshire Council, Town Team Hungerford, The Town and Manor of Hungerford and other key stakeholders in the area.
The Chamber has an elected executive committee, who are members of the Chamber. The committee set the programme of events for the year, hold regular meetings and represent their members in the larger community and particularly with local and district councils, local organisations and community partnerships.
Introduction to The Hungerford Chamber of Commerce
Years of Service
Our aims are to:
- Promote and provide links and opportunities between local businesses through regular meetings.
- To promote Hungerford as a commercial and retail centre.
- Encourage inward investment.
- To represent the views, concerns and needs of local businesses including local retailers.
- To host business and social functions which bring the local business community together.
More about The Hungerford Chamber of Commerce
- To maximise your business opportunities through networking
- Inclusion on this website
- Trade discounts from fellow members
- Links with other local organisations
- Advice, help and support from other local businesses
- Discounted advertising and marketing
- To ensure that your views are represented when decisions about your town are made
- Make a difference to the town with community involvement
- And last but not least a great way to meet local business people in a social atmosphere!
No! But it’s a great way to meet people, keep up to date with what’s happening in the town.
Our meetings, which are very well attended are always lively and informative are generally held on the first Thursday of the month at various venues around the town – mainly in function rooms of our local hotels. We keep members informed through this website, regular emails and our notice board, under the railway bridge, in the town.
The cost of membership is reviewed every year and currently is set at £50 for new and existing members. In addition to this we are able to offer the following
a 50% reduction for new start-ups for the first year.
a 20% reduction for returning/lapsed members.
If you would like to join or find out more about the Hungerford Chamber of Commerce, call 07867 896855 or email Chamber of Commerce for more information and feel free to come join us at our next meeting and see what we are about.
Benefits of Joining The Hungerford Chamber of Commerce
Member to member discounts
Many of our members offer discounts to fellow members please ask for details.
We have developed close relationships with the local press such as The Newbury Weekly News, The Hungerford and Marlborough Weekly Adviser and The Newbury & Thatcham Chronicle. All of these publications offer great coverage and as a Chamber of Commerce member we are, often able to negotiate substantial reductions.
The Chamber of Commerce website
This newly revamped website offers many opportunities to promote businesses of any type to a much wider audience. Every member business has a link to their own website. The site will also include a news blog which will have regular interesting articles on business matters. We welcome contributors from any business (Chamber member or not).
Interested in having a sponsored ‘Business of the Month’ banner on the front page? This will consist of a rotating banner, with an image, logo and a link through to your website for £10 month. Call 07867 869855 for more details or click to email here.
There are a number of events such as the Victorian Extravaganza which provide opportunities for sponsorship through advertising, banner displays, display boards and programmes.
Networking with other Chamber Members
Although we are not a formal networking organisation, the very fact that we have regular monthly meetings and other events gives members a chance to talk about their businesses in a low key friendly environment.
Like to Join?
Click here to fill in the form and someone will contact you as soon as possible.
Hungerford Chamber of Commerce has a new Chairperson and committee.
Christina Finlay, Chair
Nigel Perrin, Treasurer
David Small, Secretary
Frances Small, Membership
Derek Loft, Facilitator!
Contact the Chamber
The Secretary, David Small can be contacted on:
or alternatively send by post to:
9 Salisbury Road