Pop Shop Wiltshire aims to:

  • make our high streets more exciting places with fewer empty shops
  • demonstrate that local enterprise can be a commercially viable way to create employment, social and environmental value in the heart of our towns
  • be inclusive, engaging the whole community, encouraging enterprise and sustainability and showcasing quality and innovative ideas
  • engage people with local charities, social enterprise and community groups and the emerging Fairtrade and Transition Town movements
  • establish a model in Chippenham to enable the longer term success of pop-up shops in Trowbridge, Devizes, Marlborough and beyond
  • provide training, education, work and volunteering opportunities, for young and old
  • develop events, workshops, educational classes, demonstrations, community meetings