Join A Network Of Likeminded Sustainable Businesses Supporting The Surrey Hills

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Apply To Become A Member

Thank you for applying to become a Member of Surrey Hills Enterprises and to receive the Trade Mark Surrey Hills Award. Please contact us if you require any further information or need help in completing the application.

Membership criteria

To become a member, organisations must meet the following membership criteria:

Local

  • location of organisation and/or area of operation is within the Surrey Hills or in the County of Surrey within a 6-mile radius
  • goods (grown, produced or sourced locally) and services which employ local people where possible

Quality

  • Operate to a quality standard and follow ethical and legal employment and trading practice
  • Customer Care – demonstrate care and a quality service for the customer

Support for Surrey Hills – willing to pledge support for the Surrey Hills

Sustainability/care of the environment – run a business sustainably or are working towards sustainability by demonstrating a commitment to reducing any negative environmental impact

The Trade Mark Surrey Hills

Trade Mark Award
Members who meet additional criteria have the opportunity to be awarded The Trade Mark Surrey Hills, which is issued under license and is a mark of quality and local provenance.

The Trade Mark will be awarded to businesses who:

  • Contribute to the Surrey Hills in a responsible manner and who are demonstrating corporate responsibility to conserve and enhance the Surrey Hills.

The Pledge

All Members awarded ‘The Trade Mark Surrey Hills’ make the following pledge:

  • Support Surrey Hills – Be active supporters and champions of Surrey Hills and local produce and services by:
    • Using ‘The Trade Mark Surrey Hills’ logo on their marketing materials and literature, for customers and suppliers (delete) and on websites, products, vehicles and premises where commercially viable.
    • Attending workshops and supporting events
  • Environmental – provide a clear demonstration that environmental practices are in place and a pledge to develop and improve sustainability and reduce environmental impact

How To Apply

Step 1

Please complete the application form below to apply for Surrey Hills Enterprises membership and the Trade Mark Award.

Step 2

Once you have submitted the form below, we will contact you within 5 working days to discuss your application. Please contact us if you have not heard within 5 working days to ensure your application has been safely received.
Your application will be assessed in relation to the Membership and Trade Mark Surrey Hills criteria and considered by a Working Group of Directors and Advisers. We will confirm the outcome of your application and if successful, will forward the Membership Agreement for your signature and payment details as a contribution to the programme.

Step 3

If your membership is approved, we will forward a copy of the registered Trade Mark for you to use on your premises, website, products and promotional materials. We will also add your business to our online Members Directory on the Surrey Hills Website and you will have access to the full range of membership benefits as detailed here.