Broughty Ferry Traders’ Association Welcomes Local Trades and Services as Members

19Sep 2014

BFTA goes from strength to strength attracting new businesses.

Broughty Ferry Traders’ Association has always reflected the vast range of businesses in the town and a recent recruitment drive has seen a big rise in the numbers of local trades and services joining up to enjoy the support of the Association and, more importantly, to support the local community.

The Traders’ Association is probably best known for its shops, cafes and hotels and now it’s pleased to include even more trades than before. The trades and services include plumbers, builders, scaffolders, flooorers, glaziers, oven cleaners, banks, garages, roofers and more. Membership of the Association brings them closer to their fellow traders, sharing information, marketing the town and creating a strong and united voice to safeguard the best interests of the business community in Broughty Ferry.

Steve James, Chair of BFTA said:
"The diversity of the locally based trades and services available to Broughty Ferry folk is definitely one of the reasons that the Ferry is such a popular and thriving town. And we know from our own experience that our customers like to know that they’re using local tradespeople for those essential repairs and services we all need from time to time.

We’re delighted that so many of these businesses have decided to join the Traders’ Association, which is at the heart of the community making Gala Week and the Christmas Lights Concert happen. We’re also looking forward to their involvement ‘behind the scenes’ as we continue to develop marketing initiatives, represent our community beyond the Ferry and donate to good causes.”

Broughty Ferry Traders’ Association was founded in the early 1900’s “to foster and promote trade and business generally within Broughty Ferry and to maintain and preserve, and where possible, improve and increase the amenities of the area and the wellbeing and prosperity of its inhabitants.”

The Traders’ Association is responsible for major community events including Gala Week and the Christmas Decorations and Street Concert, promotes Brought Ferry in partnership with other local agencies, acts as an advocate in the best interests of the town where appropriate and makes significant donations to local charities.

All traders with a Broughty Ferry base are welcome to join BFTA. Contact Joyce Miln at The official website of the Broughty Ferry Traders’ Association is

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