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This page gives information about town centre business improvement districts (BIDs).



A BID is a business-led and business funded body formed to improve a local area. A levy is charged each year to all eligible businesses within an agreed area in addition to the Business Rates bill. All eligible businesses within a proposed BID area are initially consulted and this forms a business plan which is then voted on.

You can read more about BIDs at Business Improvement Districts – GOV.UK


Last reviewed: August 9, 2023 by Ian

Next review due: February 9, 2024

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