Types of community businesses
Is your village missing out on an important service? Community businesses aren’t one size fits all – they are designed to meet a village’s individual needs.
While shops, pubs, community transport and local food initiatives remain popular enterprise models, there’s no limit to what you can achieve through community action.
In this section, you’ll read about the most common types of community enterprise and find out what they can do for your village:
- building and land ownership
- energy production
- housing and planning
- local services
- heritage and tourism
- trade and retail
If you can't find what you're looking for, call the Village SOS Advice Line on 0845 434 9123 or submit a question to Ask Village SOS.