Digital open day

Digital open day: Kevin Bridges tickets to be won! As a business in the ‘BID’ area you are invited to our digital open day on Thursday 25th August 10am – 4pm. A digital presence is vital for businesses; however we know that many people are unsure where to start or what is best for their […]

Summer events 2022

We are delighted to announce our summer event schedule for 2022 in support of our businesses and community….If you are a performer or are part of a community group in town please get in touch if you would like to participate! Get In Touch – Hamilton BID ( If you are a market trader, please […]

Summer events!

Vendor applications – Now OPEN! Following the success of our recent events in support of the town centre, we are now planning 3 dates over the summer period. Once again our events will feature the market as a central feature and as always businesses located in the BID area are provided a stall for free. […]

Parliamentary committee visit

We we’re delighted to host visitors from the Economic and fair work committee from the Scottish Parliament on Monday 16th May. An aim of the committee is to ‘identify the new realities of retail and ecommerce in Scotland and the resulting impact on town centres’. And, ‘What is the subsequent policy response needed to create […]


Thanks to everyone that joined our AGM last Friday 29th April. We are now uploading the recording of the meeting on our website. However it can also be viewed via this link.


We are delighted to once again invite you to our annual general meeting on Friday 29th April 2022 at 2pm. Once again we will host this via zoom to help as many of you as possible get involved. As per last this will be recorded and made available here on our website. If you would […]

Easter fun events!

Come on into town this Easter for a great family day out in Hamilton. We will have a street packed full of entertainment with fairground rides, kids activities, face painting , circus performers and lots of great market stalls…..Entertainment is free and by visiting and shopping in town you will be supporting our wonderful shops, […]

Campbell’s Barbers 75 years and still going strong…

The brilliant Campbell’s Barbers at 50 Campbell Street Hamilton have been serving the people of Hamilton and beyond for 75 years! Ran by Easton Campbell, this quality barber with extensive knowledge of traditional and modern barbering was founded in 1947 and is now in it’s 3rd generation. They are situated in the town centre, across […]


The fantastic Mavrix bar on Hamilton’s Quarry Street is celebrating the Cheltenham Festival in style whilst raising cash for St Andrew’s Hospice….. And whatever is raise between March 15th and 18th will be matched by Landlord John Mulvaney! Local businesses including Fat Yankees on Quarry Street have kindly supported by donating vouchers for daily prize […]

Easter Market: Vendors apply now!

A call for Vendors…. Following the success of our markets on Quarry Street last year we are now planning to launch x2 Easter Gala Markets on the 9th & 16th April 2022. Subject to final licence approvals in progress with South Lanarkshire Council. Due to it’s central location, Quarry Street has once again been identified as […]

Support Our Town

‘We must support local businesses’ says Lanarkshire business rep – Daily Record Read the article here!

Jade Palace – Cadzow Street

Located in the heart of Hamilton town centre at 18 Cadzow Street, Jade Palace has been providing delicious and authentic Chinese cuisine for many years. This family run buffet restaurant also offers an extensive a-la-carte menu and takeaway options too. The buffet offers over 40 amazing starters, main courses and side dishes, including soups and […]

BID Area survey open!

A massive thank you to everyone that has completed our survey, providing feedback views and ideas on how we can continue to support all of the businesses in the improvement district area of town. I have been out visiting many of you in your business with the survey and would like to thank you all […]

The Music Centre – Cadzow Street

Established in 1976, the Music Centre in Hamilton is probably one of the most established music stores around. Through the years owner Tom has sold many millions of pounds of equipment to a whole range of people from learners to established professionals! Tom and the team are right here on your doorstep offering hands on […]

January Sale… 1ST MONTH £5

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Sew you can…

Hamilton Our Town is delighted to welcome the brilliant new sewing business ‘Sew you can’, to Hamilton offering sewing classes and workshops for adults and children right here in the town centre. Offering classes for everyone, adults, children, complete beginners to experienced sewists, Sew you can could give you the creative outlet you’ve been looking […]

December and January Business Support Top Up

Information regarding this top up grant has been published on the South Lanarkshire Council website. Coronavirus advice for businesses – South Lanarkshire Council version 10.01.22. This fund is for Scottish businesses in the following sectors affected by public health guidance in December 2021: Public houses Licensed clubs Nightclubs Hotels with restaurants and bars Restaurants and Cafes […]

Thank you!

We’re looking back at our market events first started in August 2021 as an initiative to support our town centre. When we 1st started to plan these events and markets we had absolutely no idea if they would be a success. However thanks to the people of Hamilton, businesses and performers we have be delighted […]

Final Market Date

This Saturday brings to a close our Hamilton market initiative 1st started in August this year to support visitor numbers in our town. Saturday will be our 9th market in 5 months and we hope that you can join us under the tree on Quarry Street for the final time. This week we have over […]

Visit our market – under the tree!

We’re getting into the Christmas spirit this week at your Christmas Market!…. You will find us under the tree on Quarry Street hosting 20+ stalls and our main stage is back featuring performances starting at 11am… Our stalls once again bring to town a great array of unique products and Christmas Gifts! Please check out […]

The day Santa visited our town!

Not even the rain could stop Santa and his wonderful reindeer visiting our Christmas Market! With the parade led by the pulsating energy filled drumming of Samba ya Bamba, followed by Santa, reindeer and a large crowd lining the street and joining in with the fun, it was a Christmas carnival atmosphere not to be […]

The Reindeers & Santa are coming to town!

This Saturday we have a whole host of fantastic entertainment across the day at the Christmas Market starting at 11am. (Market opens at 10am). We have the likes of An Abba Dream, MLU Breakdance, Jane Henderson and the fabulous Samby Ya Bamba returning. You can enjoy our entertainment from the stage at the Top Cross, […]


After a tremendous 1st week we’re back with the Hamilton Our Town Market! We have over 30 stalls with a whole range of great Christmas gifting ideas set in the heart of town…. But we didn’t stop there! Check out our entertainment line up for this Saturday. Barulho Beat I.Q School of dance Valarie Brown […]


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Christmas has arrived!

Hamilton (BID) Our Town is delighted to bring to you five dates of festive fun over Christmas starting with our Light Switch on Market this Saturday the 20th on Quarry Street. The day starts with the opening of our very 1st Christmas market at 10am which run’s through to 6pm. We will have a whole […]

Stonehouse Bar

This month we’re taking a closer look at the newly refurbished Stonehouse Bar on Cadzow Street Hamilton. The Stonehouse Bar has recently been refurbished by Star Pubs which is part of the Heineken group. The building itself dates back to 1859 and has had a full redecoration and refit inside and out! The pub now […]

Hamilton Christmas Market

A call for Vendors…. Following the success of our markets on Quarry Street in August we are now planning to launch Christmas Markets each Saturday during the festive season starting on 20th November subject to licence approvals in progress with South Lanarkshire Council. Due to it’s central location, Quarry Street has once again been identified […]

Final Market

Saturday 28th is the last date for Hamilton Markets brought to you by Hamilton Our Town (BID). We’ve been delighted by the public response to these markets that have been set up to provide a much- needed footfall and economic boost into the heart of the town centre. By the end of day Saturday 28th […]

Hamilton Market

Saturday 7th of August Hamilton was the first of four Hamilton BID markets held in the town’s Quarry Street. The purpose of these new markets led by the businesses and the BID is to drive additional footfall into the town centre and re-engage the public with their town. We were absolutely delighted by the level […]

Hooked On Wool

Hooked on Wool is a small family run business located in the heart of Hamilton town centre on Quarry Street. This popular local wool shop brings to to the town a fantastic range of yarns and wools presented beautifully by Angela and team in the Quarry street store. Hooked on wool is a stockist of […]

The Original Mr Chef

The Original Mr Chef is an AWARD WINNING Indian takeaway located in the heart of Hamilton Town Centre. We are a family run business with over 40 years experience in the catering and hospitality trade and pride ourselves in offering top quality products at the best prices. Our innovative and exclusive menu offers best value […]

Hamilton Market

Hamilton BID are planning to launch a new market every Saturday along Quarry Street in August. The purpose of this initiative is to support our businesses through footfall increases by re-engaging the public with our town. So far several BID businesses have signed up for a stall and we encourage more to follow. We want […]