Whilst crime is extremely low in the North Cotswolds, Chipping Campden did experience a number of incidences earlier this year, and on two occasions shops on the High St were broken into.

The Town Council has been looking at ways in which crime can be prevented and, following discussions with the police and other rural towns, they have concluded that the installation of a discreet CCTV system in the High St would be the most effective deterrent.

Unsurprisingly the cost of installing CCTV is not cheap.

The Campden Business Forum fully supports this initiative and believes the installation of CCTV will be of major benefit to the business community. This is why we are taking the unusual step of asking whether companies (and residents) on the High St who will directly benefit, would like to contribute to the installation costs of the system.

The plan is to keep this appeal short and sharp. We presume that if a business or individual wants to participate they will do so quickly, and so we are planning to only run the fund-raising for only a few weeks - the appeal will close on Sunday 16th Sept.

If funds can be raised through this targeted appeal, CCTV can be put in place very quickly. You can make your valuable donation here:

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Local residents

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Small businesses

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Larger businesses

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*Alternative payment methods, such as BACS or cheque can be found here.

As mentioned above, crime is low in our part of the world but let’s not be complacent. By helping fund this project we’ll be able to get CCTV in place and keep crime in Campden low.

We appreciate that not all businesses or residents will agree with the position the Forum has taken on this issue, and understand if you do not wish to participate. 

Alternative payment methods

Your support is gratefully received and will help make Chipping Campden a safer place to live and work.

Credit/Debit Card:

You can pay online using PayPal (even if you don't have a PayPal account)  - please click the relevant Donate button above which will take you to the payment window


BACS Transfer:

Account Name: Campden Business Forum, Lloyds Bank Ltd, Chipping Campden
Sort Code: 30-80-34
Account number: 44101660

Please include the reference 'CCTV'


Please make them payable to 'Campden Business Forum' and send to:

Arthur Cunynghame

Pan’s Place

Back Ends

Chipping Campden


GL55 6AU

Please don't forget to write the reference 'CCTV' on the back of your cheque.

If you have any questions, please visit the contact us page.


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