Welcome to Helensburgh and Lomond Chamber of Commerce

 
 

Helensburgh is a great place to live, work, eat, shop and do business

A town with an impressive history of creativity and innovation Helensburgh is now striding into a bright new future

A revamped town centre, new council offices in the centre of the town and new developments planned for the pier area along with new housing developments in the pipeline will bring additional homes including many affordable homes.

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About the Chamber

A CROWD is much easier heard than a single voice ... and that, in a nutshell, is what Helensburgh and Lomond Chamber of Commerce is all about.

As a group of business people working and campaigning together Helensburgh and Lomond Chamber of Commerce is a very powerful tool.

Membership of the Chamber enables businesses owners to share information and resources and to speak to people who understand the problems they are facing and who may be able to offer some useful advice and support.

It gives them a say in the future marketing of the town and a voice at many tables including the CHORD Project, community planning and Argyll and Bute Council as well as a credible presence for the powers-that-be at Faslane.

There are monthly opportunities for networking at informal events with a programme of guest speakers each sharing their own individual specialism or knowledge with the members as well as a number of purely social events.

The sharing of knowledge and resources that this facilitates can save much time and money for individual members and there are a number of other great membership benefits on offer through the Chamber ranging from business mentoring to real deals on services.

Together we create an effective crowd all working towards a healthy and prosperous business community which will benefit everyone.

 The Chamber holds members meeting every month at 5.30pm on the first Tuesday at a variety of venues around the town.

Keep an eye on the events page for details of the next meeting and other events which may be of interest to you.

Board meetings are generally held on the third Tuesday of every month. There is a two month break during the summer and in January.

 

Helensburgh - good for business

HELENSBURGH’s credentials as “the Garden City of the Clyde”, date from around the 1930s when the town was widely known as such and was a popular holiday destination.

A beautiful Victorian seaside town which grew out of a Clyde fishing and weaving community Helensburgh combines elegance and style with a kind of Scottish “couthyness” and its residents are happy to welcome visitors from far and wide.

In fact Helensburgh is quite a Mecca for yachtsmen who take advantage of the fabulous facilities at the town’s Sailing Club and the Royal Northern and Clyde Yacht Club at Rhu as well as the many support businesses for boat owners.

Golfers too, find Helensburgh an ideal place to base themselves with a fascinating choice of golf courses within a few miles of the town including the town’s own historic course high on the hill above the Clyde.

Helensburgh itself has facilities for all the family from its swimming pool and fitness suite to a number of sports clubs and some very enjoyable walks both around the historic town and in the charming countryside on its boundaries.

The waters offshore are popular with wind surfers, the shores the haunts of anglers and nature lovers find delight in the surrounding countryside, the woodlands and the mystical Glen Fruin.

Historically minded visitors have plenty to occupy them in Helensburgh which has been home of many of the great minds and talents of the last 200 years including John Logie Baird, Henry Bell and one time prime minister Andrew Bonar Law.

The less active can take advantage of the incredible choice of restaurants and pubs as well as the local shopping centre which is blessed with a fascinating selection of one-off emporia well worth browsing around.

The town is also within a few minutes of the famous Loch Lomond Shores and the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park.

Culturally Helensburgh is one of the most blessed towns on the West Coast with a full programme of musical and dramatic events throughout the year offering something for everyone whatever their age or taste.

Chamber / Business News

Looking for a hero?

Is there an appetite for BID? Public meeting called

Top 10 place for Grasshopper

Festive Fun and quirky quizzes

BANK NOTE WARNING

Do you have the skills to help restore historic mansion?

Chamber support for Dementia Friendly Campaign

Speed networking for businesses

Making skills work for employers - FREE event

SUMMER FESTIVAL - family fun for all

Digital projector for hire

£65,000 on offer to improve shopfronts in Helensburgh

Fun evening at Networking Event

Fabulous offer from SOS for Chamber members

Networking fun at new Civic Centre

SUMMER FESTIVAL STALLS BOOKING FORMS AVAILABLE NOW

FREE stalls offer

Free2Shop Campaign Launched

THE MARKET  IN THE SQUARE

HELENSBURGH RECOVERS

WORLDHOST TRAINING - FREE

Growth grant takes business forward

NEW MEMBERS MEETING TONIGHT

A better deal for reservists and employers

Winter Health Check!

West Dunbartonshire Business ShowWest Dunbartonshire Business Show

Sunshine super day for prize winners

Businesses need more time to invest

Wine and nibbles TONIGHT!

FREE event - social media policy workshiop

Commonwealth Flag winners drawn

Taste Our Best Food and Drink Award Initiative extended

City Deal will provide alternative A82 section through West Dunbartonshire

Windfarm debate

Draft parking policy framework