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Gillman’s Specialise in the supply & service of Commercial & Domestic appliances. All major models and brands stocked. Specialist personal service. No quibble guarantee. Gillman’s specify and supply the correct product for your needs with our excellent product knowledge.


Optimum Nutrition, Inc. (ON) was founded in 1987 by two brothers, Tony and Michael Costello. Originally known as Costello’s Health Distributors, the entrepreneurial brothers soon recognised an opportunity to significantly improve quality and innovation in the sports nutrition industry. Their mission was to provide innovative products of consistently high quality to active adults the world over. The company is now part of Glanbia, a leading international cheese and nutritional ingredients group.


Having just celebrated its 50th year in business, the MF Freeman Group is a family owned and run South West based organisation running successful businesses in sectors ranging from Contracting, to Residential and Commercial Property Development, Plant Hire, Leisure and Forestry. We work on projects that range from small works to prestigious major contracts to deliver our overarching mission of “Building for a Better Future”.


Barnwood Group is the ultimate Parent Company / Holding Company of Barnwood’s structure with the group consisting of the following companies:-

  • Barnwood Construction Ltd
  • Barnwood Shopfitting Ltd
  • Barnwood General Works Ltd
  • Aluminium Sashes Ltd

Barnwood Construction Ltd specialize in a variety of building projects in the commercial, industrial, educational and retail sectors all completed on both design and build and traditional contracting basis ranging from £1million up to £20 million. Based in Gloucester the company operates in the Southern and central regions of England with the primary objective to complete contracts in time and within budget while operating in a safe a professional manner.


Kurton’s are Mechanical & Electrical services contractors, specialising in the design, supply, installation of types of commercial building services. We have a full Mechanical & Electrical in-house design service, enabling us to provide turn-key design and build installations.

Services include:

  • Air Conditioning
  • Plumbing & Heating
  • Fabrication Services
  • Commercial Kitchen Canopies
  • Kitchen Odour Control
  • Heat Recovery Ventilation & Renewables


As one of the largest independent motor dealers in the county, we have always believed in the personal touch to help you get the most from the award-winning range of vehicles that we offer. We also like to keep things simple so that you don’t have to spend time shopping around and we can help with your financing and on-going servicing with some of the most attractive maintenance and servicing costs from any dealer, anywhere.


With over 50 years experience in catering and hospitality, we know what it takes to ensure you have a wonderful stay at our luxury hotels. For generations, we have been looking after you and your families and we know what you expect from us. Since the 1920’s when Mr and Mrs Percy Brend opened a butcher’s shop in Barnstaple’s Butcher’s Row, the Brend family has been a permanent fixture in the West Country.


The doors of the Gloucester Biltong company opened in March 2015, branded with the now recognisable red bull with black horns. Three months later Gloucester Biltong were awarded a Health Mark by Gloucester City Council which now means their products can be sold all over the UK and Europe. The Gloucester Biltong Company is quickly becoming a local household name, and has received a great reception from customers, who rate their products among the best in the UK – and to the South Africans, a real reminder of home.


With over 20 years experience we have established contracts with over 60 Local Authorities to supply sports equipment to their schools, colleges and other establishments. We have achieved “Preferred Supplier” status with many leading fitness and leisure companies. With our own in house garment printing facility we are able to offer customers a one-stop shop for all of their requirements. Based in Aldridge near Walsall in the West Midlands we are ideally situated to supply goods to customers all over the UK.


Established for over 50 years, we are a family owned and run business located just outside Cheltenham. We offer good quality and reliable bus services throughout Gloucestershire and Oxford, and first class private coach hire. Our modern fleet of 25 vehicles is serviced and maintained in our workshop where we also offer commercial vehicle servicing, repairs and MOT tests for Class IV, V and VII.


Glevum are one of the largest independent installer of conservatories, doors and windows in the south-west. A family-run firm, we have worked with customers for over 30 years to enhance and protect their homes with our high-quality range of products installed by our experienced team. We pride ourselves on our attention to detail and much of our business comes from recommendation. More than 40,000 customers throughout Gloucestershire and beyond now benefit from the security and quality of Glevum doors, windows and conservatories.


Frontier Print and Design has earned a reputation, over 20 years, as a company whose service level is second to none. We retain our clients because they know when they entrust a job to us their deadline will be met without compromise. Today our work includes annual report and accounts, brochures, folders, greeting cards, packaging and business stationery. We print anything from a simple one-colour leaflet to a prestige 5-colour brochure with special finishes. Our services cover design, print, finishing, packing, storage and distribution.


We offer a friendly and personal service in all aspects of upholstery, re-upholstery and furniture restoration where no job is too small. Care and precision is put into every piece of work we produce, backed by our 27 years of experience in the trade. We are based in the semi rural location of Hartpury, which is about four miles north of Gloucester, just off the A417. The workshop is situated opposite the local post office.


Wood veterinary group is a large tier 3 accredited animal hospital based in gloucester providing an exceptional service for all kinds of pets and farm animals. We offer an excellent customer service through a team of highly skilled and experienced veterinary surgeons, nurses, receptionists and laboratory technicians who give a warm compassionate welcome to all animals in need of our help.


A family run business ran by Richard Belfitt and his two sons Steven and Christopher. The company has been running for 18 years, We currently employ 23 staff, including part time. We provide mini-coaches for: Schools Runs, Shopping Trips, Days out, Weddings, Special Events, Disabled and Elderly, Airport runs, Stag and Hen party’s and more! We also provide wheelchair accessible vehicles.


Stagecoach UK Bus is part of the Stagecoach Group and is one of the largest bus operators in the UK, operating express and local bus services across the country, as well as a comprehensive network of intercity operations under the megabus.com brand. We connect communities in over 100 towns and cities in the UK, running a fleet of around 8,100 buses and coaches that is one of the largest in the country.


Whatever the job, Ermin Van Hire has the perfect van for you. Our fleet of modern vehicles are available to hire from £38 per day and we will beat any genuine like for like quote helping keep your hire costs down.  Contact us today for your free quote on 01452 790 400.


Nick King, founder of Nick King Car Sales, has been in the car trade all his working life. After learning every aspect of the motor trade for 8 years with one of the area’s largest car businesses, in 1996 he decided to go it alone, initially as a buyer, sourcing cars for the retail trade from main-dealers. Starting with a few cars, Nick quickly built up his stock as his reputation for value, service and integrity grew. After five years of successful growth, Nick had started to outgrow his Gloucester site and in May 2006 opened a second branch of Nick King Car Sales in Cinderford in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire.


Randall and Payne are a leading independent firm of chartered accountants, business advisers and tax specialists working with clients across Gloucestershire, throughout the UK and internationally.We work with you to, generate increased profit and cash, improve your overall tax situation, invest your surplus cash, ensure you receive hassle-free accountancy services

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