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Uniquely Worcester

Did you know Worcester has more than 300 independent businesses?

Uniquely Worcester logoUniquely Worcester is a campaign to celebrate and showcase the city’s wide range of independent businesses, running from Monday 2nd November to Saturday 5th December 2015.

With around 60 per cent of Worcester’s city centre businesses being independently run, combined with the city’s rich heritage, it is these businesses that give the city its character and make sure it’s not just any other High Street. These businesses are often hidden gems, nestled within quirky streets and picturesque black and white buildings that help to make our city so special.

Worcester boasts a unique mix of shops, restaurants, cafés, bars and other service providers – beautifully complementing Worcester’s unique character. From high-end fashion to traditional toys, diamonds to arts and crafts supplies, home cooked delicacies to melt in the mouth handmade chocolates, Worcester truly has something to tempt all tastes!

Why not get a sneak preview of what Worcester has to offer and take a look inside local shops with the new Google Business View tours.

Discover your local independents this November and December!


NEW! Uniquely Worcester Exclusive Offers Card

Uniquely Worcester Offers CardPick up your free Uniquely Worcester Offers Card at participating local businesses* and enjoy exclusive offers. These are available to you every time you shop, eat and play at selected independent businesses in Worcester city centre when you use the Uniquely Worcester card from 2nd November to 5th December 2015.

Find out more and take a look at the offers available. Click here to download a PDF version of the Uniquely Worcester Exclusive Offers Card leaflet. You can also browse offers on this website by clicking on the links below.


Children’s Toys & Clothes
Fashion & Accessories
Food & Drink
Gifts, House & Home
Health & Beauty
Leisure & Entertainment


* The free Uniquely Worcester Offers Card can be picked up from the 56 participating businesses, as well as other selected outlets in and around Worcester including the Tourist Information Centre, CrownGate Shopping Centre, cafés, restaurants, pubs, attractions and hotels. Participating city centre businesses can easily be spotted by their Uniquely Worcester bunting and posters.


For keen shoppers Worcester has an outstanding choice of independently owned boutiques and specialist shops selling everything from the latest fashionable designer wear and vintage clothing to gifts, hobby equipment, specialist items for left-handers and decorative home accessories.

Explore Friar Street, New Street, Reindeer Court, the Hopmarket and Broad Street and more – all within a few minutes walk from High Street, the station and central car parks. Toys & Games 25e 


There are plenty of independents, who take pride in using locally sourced products for their delightful homemade foods in Worcester – indulge in delicacies from local delis, enjoy a cream tea at one of the city’s award-winning cafés, take a sip of wine or real ale at Worcester’s welcoming bars and pubs or make it a night out and meet with friends for a relaxing dinner at a city centre restaurant.


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Whether you are a local resident or a visitor to Worcester, there is always something to explore. The city’s attractions boast not only great heritage, but also offer contemporary exhibitions, guided tours, concerts, theatre shows and much more. To view the What’s on Listings, please click here.

To find out more about Worcester’s festive events and entertainment, please visit the Christmas in Worcester campaign pages.

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For more information about Worcester’s independent businesses also follow us on Twitter @WorcesterBID and @UniquelyWorc and Facebook www.facebook.com/WorcesterBID and www.facebook.com/UniquelyWorcester or look out for #UniquelyWorc.



Map & Parking Offers

Worcester City Centre Map UWClick on the image to see a larger version of the map.


CrownGate’s pay on exit car park is
open 24 hours, 7 days a week. Park for a flat rate of only £1 between 5pm & 9am or take advantage of £1 all day parking on Sundays. Visit www.crowngate-worcester.co.uk for full details.

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Parking at Worcester City Council car parks is free after 9pm and only £1 at selected car parks between 7pm & 9pm. All day parking starts from £3.50. Visit www.worcester.gov.uk/parking for full tariff details at individual car parks.


Worcester City Council Logo

For early birds NCP Cathedral Plaza car park offers all day parking for just £3.80 if you arrive between 6.30am & 9.30am for a stay up to 12 hours the
same day. Visit www.ncp.co.uk for full details.


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Worcestershire County Cricket Club‘s car park in front of the Premier Inn is another convenient car park for shopping and going out in Worcester. Pay only £2.50 for 3 hours, £3.50 for 12 hours or £4.50 for 24 hours.

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RingGo Logo

RingGo pay for parking by phone at Worcester City Council car parks (blue parking symbols) is a great way of ensuring that you decide when you want to leave town rather than the time on the ticket determining it! All you need to use it is a credit or debit card and a mobile phone. There is no need for change when you arrive and if you want to stay a bit longer than the time on your ticket, simply call 01905 880055 and follow the instructions. Many businesses will have further details should you need assistance. There is also no convenience fee if you want to extend your stay! Visit www.myRingGo.co.uk for details or download the RingGo App.


Information for Worcester BID businesses

To view past Uniquely Worcester campaigns and information for Worcester BID Businesses, please click here.



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