Sustainable Local Services

We are working with these local businesses who are committed to providing sustainable services and helping others to do things more sustainably.

Bishop’s Castle Town Hall Trust

The Town Hall, Bishop’s Castle, SY9 5BG

Bishop’s Castle Town Hall is an 18th Century Grade II Listed Building open to the public, providing an information service for local people and visitors to the town; a location for local markets, local crafts and products; a community facility for meetings, and events; a licensed wedding venue and the home of the Town Council.

Bizz Buzz Coaching & Training

The Studio, 26 Mary Elizabeth Road, Ludlow, SY8 1LP

Bizz Buzz offer marketing, coaching & training solutions. Clients benefit from Bizz buzz’s personal growth and business performance programmes. They positively challenge aspirations, provide creative solutions and deliver support for both, personal benefit and commercial improvements.

The Clun Log Company

Rhos Cottage, Black Hill, Clun SY7 0JD

The Clun Log Company produce high quality, kiln dried firewood from local woodlands. Kiln drying ensures the firewood has an excellent heat output, is clean burning and long lasting. They deliver to homes and business in the Shropshire Hills.

Co-Wheels Shropshire Car Club

Unit 7 Sundorne Trade Park, Featherbed Lane, Shrewsbury SY1 4NS

Co-Wheels provide a pay as you go car hire business for local businesses, residents and visitors to Shropshire.  Members are able to borrow a car in Ludlow or Shrewsbury for from an hour to a few days.  They have visiting members scheme available for members arriving by public transport.

EAD Studio 4

Studio 4, Lower Down, Lydbury North, SY7 8BB

Environmental and Architectural Design (EAD) is a small architectural practice specialising in contemporary ecological design and construction, producing innovative new buildings and extensions using sustainable techniques and materials.

Enterprise South West Shropshire

Station Street, Bishop’s Castle, SY9 5AQ

Enterprise House is the headquarters of the Bishop’s Castle & District Lifeline Company Limited. They trade under the name Enterprise South West Shropshire and have a drop-in IT Centre, the Village Outreach Project and a number of local regeneration projects. Enterprise House also provide a range of business services, web design, DTP, consultancy, hardware and software support, training on both Mac & PC. They run the Bishop’s Castle Business Network and manage the local visitor information site for the Tourism Group. The building houses the Public Library, Registrar, an outpost of the South Shropshire Housing Association, Dial-a-Ride and several private offices.

Farafoot Ltd

Newbury House, Blackford, Nr Burwarton, WV16 6QS

Bushcraft, wild therapy and wild running company based in the Clee Hills of Shropshire.

Go Green Systems Ltd

1 Sunny Bank Road, Sutton Farm, Shrewsbury, SY2 6RE

Go Green Systems Ltd are an MCS accredited,  Shropshire Business Awards and Which? Local award winning solar PV installation company based in Shrewsbury. Offering installations, repair and maintenance of solar panels and other energy-saving products throughout Telford, West Midlands and Mid Wales.

Ground Designs

The Smithy, Chapel Lawn, Bucknell, SY7 0BW  –  Tel: 01547 530002

Ground Designs offer an advice and design service to community groups and schools who want to improve their outdoor environment.

Mark Arbon

8 Kerry Lane, Bishop’s Castle, SY9 5AU

Mark Arbon makes affordable, fitted and free-standing furniture, professionally designed and made with conscience and care in sustainable materials.

Mike Russell Designs with Nature

13 Central Avenue, Church Stretton, SY6 6EE

RHS gold award winning Designs With Nature, was established by garden designer Mike Russell in 1987. Mike Russell designs and builds unique, bespoke and personal spaces that harmonise with the surrounding landscape. From small courtyard gardens to large commercial projects, he aims to design inspiring and sustainable spaces for everyone. Experienced and trained in Art & Garden Design, Habitat Creation, Wildlife Gardening, & Horticultural Therapy. Mike has worked with the National Trust & the Shropshire Wildlife Trust and has developed a sensitive and natural gardening style.

Shropshire Hardwoods

Pound House, Union Street, Bishops Castle, Shropshire, SY9 5AJ

Supplier of local timber and joinery materials and joinery products sourced from professionally managed local woodlands, all within the Shropshire Hills AONB, paying particular attention to the well-being of the woodland.

TDKY Consulting

Acorns End, 24 Castle View Terrace, Ludlow, SY8 2NG  –  Tel: 01584 872043

TDKY Consulting specialises in local food business development and social enterprise, marketing and event management, farmers’ markets, market research, press relations, producer collaboration and trade supply chains and distribution.

The Fabulous Cob Oven Company

Acorns, Mill Lane, Leintwardine, Craven Arms, SY7 0LA

The Fabulous Cob Oven Company design and build fabulous cob ovens. They run workshops at schools, visitor and community centres – everyone should have a cob oven!