The Survival of the GB High Street

I’m Andrew Bartlett, a 23 year old entrepreneur. I founded Roam in 2016, we campaign to get people to see and visits what the UK has to offer, finding places to go and things to do, and to then put the businesses in front  of those people to help support and grow those local communities economies.  

Roam is an award-winning social media app, that provides access to everything local in any location - wherever your location.

Roam is accessed via an app on your phone, allowing you, the every day users of the app, to have A class access directly to the places you know and love, whether they are new, old,  local, or far away.  

Our aim is to create one app that has access to every business in every and any location, creating the best experience possible where ever you are, creating a platform that allows you second to none access to all your favourite places. 

Roam for businesses is completely free to use, they simply claim their profile on the app which takes 90 seconds, and then populate it with any additional information, images manus, and much more...  businesses can even use Roam to send their customers notifications, sharing any news. events, deals and so much more. A free to use tool, to get online for customers to view.

" it's Google my business on steroids" or "Wow, its like JustEat for every Business - but better! " 

We are looking to embrace any individual that truly see's and understands our mission, vision and value (seen below) to local destinations, who wish to help empower our UK. high streets and surrounding areas. 

We are fundraising, and asking you to contribute to our a nation wide campaign.

Small independent businesses need help, and far more support digitally, to bring the supply back to the demand, and grasp a hold of the local focus that has become so apparent during Covid-19  - and we aim to fulfil this. 


Our mission is to allow every user the ability to become a local in any, and every location, and grant every business along that journey access the a platform who's ethos strides for equal opportunity,  where the business can create a customer base who truly love and believe in what they do -  for A class Access!

Vision: Bringing together app technology and bricks-and-mortar business', we picture a 21st century digitalised local experience full of opportunity, and authenticity, channelling serious focus on the shop local and support local narrative.

Values: We believe that every town and city is unique, and full of potential, and we want to shine the spotlight on the independent culture of those places and to help businesses grow and thrive. We want to evolve the digital footprint of towns and cities, encouraging people to shop and support local, building stronger local economies together, ultimately providing more opportunities for those who live and work there.

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