Founded in 1925

Mission – To promote trade and commerce in and around Bingley, West Yorkshire for the benefit of local traders and the community as a whole.

  •  Bingley Chamber of Trade & Commerce is a not for profit organisation.
  •  The Chamber exists to promote Bingley as an ideal place to live and to work.
  •  The Chamber is run entirely by non salaried volunteers.
  • Bingley Chamber is proud of its enviable record in promoting Bingley and of organising local events within the town.


The next Bingley Chamber organised event to take place will be the annual Christmas market and lights switch on.

The date will be Saturday 2nd December so make sure you put that date in your diaries now.

In addition to all the usual Christmas activities we are hoping to add something special this year, we will publicise further information as soon as we can but make sure you diarise the date; Saturday, 2nd December.


Remembrance Day Parade; Sunday 12th November

Christmas Market and Lights Switch On; Saturday 2nd December


The date of the next meeting of Bingley Chamber has been re-arranged for the 31st July at 6.00pm at The Lounge Bingley.

Look forward to seeing you there



We will be providing the latest news on areas of interest to local residents here shortly. News about Bingley show, the proposed closure of the swimming baths, town events and other areas of interest will feature. Please call back soon.



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Our Members

Membership of The Chamber consists of representatives of local businesses, irrespective of size of organisation, who wish to help promote the town and for the town to be viewed in a positive manner. Membership costs are £50 per year and these funds are used exclusively for the benefit of the town.

Our Town

Bingley was probably founded by the Saxons, by a ford on the River Aire.

Bingley became a market town with the grant of a Market Charter in 1212 by King John.

According to the poll tax returns of 1379, Bingley had 130 households, probably around 500 people. The nearby towns of Bradford, Leeds and Halifax had about half this population. At this time Bingley was the largest town in the area.


Join the Chamber

If you are a local business and would like to become a member of the Chamber then please contact us for further information. You can do this by completing the form on this sites Contact Us page or by e mailing Jamie Illingworth the current Hon President direct at