Gillingham Dorset Business | Our Town, Your Business
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There are a wide variety of reasons for joining a Chamber such as ours. Even in this age of technology, as a new business, do not underestimate the power of building relationships face to face through attending networking events. It is not easy to walk into an event but you will soon feel at home and we will do all we can to help you make the right contacts. Whatever the size of your business you will have access to a range of benefits all geared to advising, helping and developing. We support local business relationships and in turn our local community.


Our networking events consist of visits to professional industries, such as Dextra Lighting, Virginia Heyward, Waitrose and Compton Abbas Airfield. We also host Business breakfast meetings, this is a drop-in event. Venues will be confirmed by invitation. Time: 8am on Friday’s. The cost is £5. Check our social media accounts for current news.

Our town your business

We love to support The Town and its many groups and organisations;  The Town Team, The Town Meadow Group and the Town Council, Three Rivers Partnership etc. We love to support local events such as Gillingham in Gear, Hidden Pizza on The Meadow, and Party at The Rec. We Love to hear about and support new ventures so please get involved.

Support, contribute and develop

We have a very industrious town with some amazing and interesting industries to shout about. Many of these companies support us with our mission and values for our town and we in turn promote them as well as raising their profile across online platforms such as this website, social media and our annual Business Directory published in the spring.



Orchard Park garden Centre -includes florist, cafe and farm shop.

Orchard Park opened its doors in 2004 and is now North Dorset’s premier garden centre. It started as a new venture developed from two small local family-owned rural businesses that came together and combined their resources. Milton Garden Plants was a retail nursery based in Milton on Stour which built a strong reputation for plants of all kinds, and Lagan Farm Shop as the exclusive retail outlet for beef and other meats produced on Park Farm, next to the garden centre, from their rare-breed cattle and sheep.

What we offer

• Gradening
• Florist
• Outdoors
• Farm Shop
• Cafe
• Gift Shop

Promoting your business and raising your profile. #lovegillingham #ourtownyourbusiness