Aberystwyth Council

Business

The tea and coffee purveyor The Mecca on Chalybeate Street, Aberystwyth
The Mecca, purveyors of tea and coffee.

Aberystwyth is an historic borough and is completely unique with its many artisan shops and high street retailers. Aberystwyth is so much more than just a town, as it is rich in history, heritage and great architecture.

Aberystwyth holds an award winning monthly farmers market on its North Parade and has a Market Hall on the south side of the town which is open six days a week. With good rail and road connections, Aberystwyth is a fantastic place to live, work, play and do business.

Starting Up a Business

If you want to set up a business, community organisation or a charity then take a look at our grants page. The following organisations also provide extensive support and help:

  • Antur Teifi
    Antur Teifi provide business start-up classes for free and also provide one-to-one business advice sessions free of charge. These are available from their office in the TechniumĀ Building in Trefechan.
  • Business Support and Grants - Ceredigion County Council
    The County Council offers a service (funded by the Welsh Government) called Antur Business which is aimed at those interested in starting a new business. A Micro grant scheme, a tourism investment support scheme and a local investment fund is also available.
  • Business Wales - The Welsh Government
    The Welsh Government have lots of information for people starting new businesses and for those interested in buying businesses. There is information for various Business Wales events too.
  • Menter Aberystwyth
    Menter Aberystwyth can give advice to community organisations on business planning and the availability of funding. Their telephone number is: 01970 628725.