The Fleet Christmas Festival is organised entirely by a committee of volunteers and would not be possible without the generous support of local businesses and community organisations
chadney bulgin - financial planning
Chadney Bulgin offer a full financial planning service to both individuals and companies, covering pensions, investments, protection and mortgages.
Chadney Bulgin are Chartered Financial Planners and advisers are qualified to the highest industry standards placing an emphasis on providing excellent service and technical expertise.
With thanks to Chadney Bulgin for providing the funding to cover the security aspects of the Christmas Festival
fleet business improvement district
Fleet Business Improvement District (BID) represents the 300 businesses in central Fleet. Fleet BID is funded and led by these businesses delivering events and activities to support local businesses and make Fleet a great place to live, shop, work and do business. Fleet BID also fund the Christmas lights and summer baskets from Kings Road to the station.
With thanks to the Fleet Business Improvement District for sponsoring the children's activity marquee.
The Lions is the largest voluntary organisation in the world with every penny collected spent on community projects. Fleet Lions have approx 40 members who all live in the Fleet area and come from all walks of life. Activities and events include Fleet Fireworks, Beer Festival, Community Store, Diabetes awareness, prostate cancer screening, Christmas concert, Christmas float, Wenclesas project, Spectrek, Funfest and Lions Den.
With thanks to Fleet Lions for their support for the event by organising the road closure and providing volunteers on the day.
fleet town council
Fleet Town Council provides facilities and amenities for local residents and manage The Harlington, Ancell’s Community Centre, five parks in Fleet and their associated playgrounds (Ancells Farm Park, Calthorpe Park, Basingbourne Park, Oakley Park and The Views Park, the two playgrounds in Edenbrook), Fleet Cemetery, footpaths and public areas in Fleet as well as Calthorpe Park Tennis Courts.
With thanks to thank Fleet Town Council for their support of this event, organising the activities in Gurkha Square and The Harlington as well as funding the Christmas lights in the town centre.
hart district council
Hart District Council's offices are in Fleet and Hart District Council are responsibilities including Building Control, CCTV, Car Parking and Fines, Council Tax, Gypsies and Travellers, Leisure Centres, Licensing, Noise Pollution, Pest Control, Planning, Recycling / Refuse /Special Collections, Street Cleaning / Litter, Flytipping, Taxi/Private Hire Licensing and Countryside Services across the district.
With thanks to Hart District Council for their support of this event.
hart shopping centre
In the centre of Fleet, Hart Shopping Centre has a mix of national brands and independent retailers. There is parking for 520 cars in the car park accessible from Albert Street.
With thanks to the Hart Shopping Centre for providing entertainment on the evening as well as free mince pies and wine.
kirk rice - Accountants and financial advisers
Whether you are a business or an individual, Kirk Rice has your back. Services are wide-ranging and can be tailored to your individual needs. By keeping a close eye on ever-changing regulation Kirk Rice are able to advise and help you manage your finances efficiently. Their focus is very much on turning what can be complex financial affairs into opportunity for every client.
With thanks to Kirk Rice for sponsoring the printing of the leaflets about the event.
Natta Building is a privately owned contracting group that specialises in constructing buildings, care homes, basements and shell & core, housing developments, car parks, infrastructure & 278 works and groundworks.
With thanks to Natta for sponsoring the Christmas tree in Gurkha Square.
W C Baker & Son
Established in Fleet in 1908, WC Baker & Son Ironmongers and Hardware have an extensive range and are a Fleet icon. As they say "We would like to put all we sell online, but the internet isn't big enough! Come in and see us for great advice and personal service."
With thanks to WC Baker & Son for sponsoring the Christmas tree lights in Gurkha Square.
waitrose & Partners
Waitrose has been in Fleet for over 50 years and services in the Fleet branch include fish counter, deli, cheese counter, John Lewis Click & Collect, Glass hire and carry top car service.
With thanks to Waitrose & Partners for supporting the Christmas Festival through their Community Matters Scheme.
Watson thomas - family law & divorce
With offices in Fleet and Guildford, Watson Thomas offer clients a clear way forward during a difficult time. Services include guidance, pragmatic advice and legal representation for all aspects of family breakdown including divorce, separation, cohabitation, civil partnerships, disputes concerning children, issues relating to family businesses, partnerships or trusts, occupation orders, harassment orders, non-molestation orders, pre-nuptial agreements and wills and probate. Private Client services also include Will Writing as well as advice and guidance on all legal processes relating to Lasting Powers of Attorney, Probate, Administration of Estates and Living Wills.
With thanks to Watson Thomas for sponsoring the live animal nativity in Gurkha Square.