Small Business Saturday UK

Small Business Saturday UK is a national campaign which highlights small business success and encourages consumers to ‘shop local’ and support small businesses in their communities.

To support this national campaign and to encourage shoppers to spend their money in the district’s many and varied businesses Mendip District Council’s Cabinet has agreed to support Small Business Saturday by providing free all day car parking at the following car parks on Saturday 02 December:

  • Cranhill Road – Street
  • St John’s – Glastonbury
  • Union Street – Wells
  • Great Ostry – Shepton Mallet
  • Cattle Market – Frome

Cllr Nigel Taylor, Mendip District Council’s portfolio holder for regulatory services, which includes car parks, said: “Small Business Day was such a big success last year, we have brought it back to help offer a boost to Mendip’s small businesses.  We hope this will encourage people to shop locally and support their community”.

Simon Williams, President of the Frome Chamber of Commerce said “The Small Business Saturday is a great event in our business calendar, local businesses offering discounts and special events and Mendip Council generously supporting with free parking in the town centre. So please come along, and to find out more check out posters in the shop windows or #SmallBizSatUK”.

For more information on Mendip car parks please visit our website or contact Customer Services on 0300 303 8588 or for information on Small Business Saturday UK visit


*Free parking only applies to for 1 day only, Saturday 02 December 2017.