We’ve been driving initiatives that support the commercial success of Kingston’s business community since 2005.

Our mission is to ensure Kingston is a thriving and attractive environment to do business in, as well as a vibrant and exciting destination for people to visit, shop, learn, live and work in. We represent the business community, ensuring their voice is heard and we also manage the day-to-day running of Kingston’s markets.

What we do:

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ATTRACTIVE STREETS AND SPACES

From enhancing public spaces to safety and sustainability, we create a vibrant, welcoming town centre for visitors, employees and residents.

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MARKETING
THE TOWN

Promoting Kingston and all it has to offer, we deliver year-round marketing support through tactical campaigns and cultural experiences.

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SUPPORTING AND INFORMING

From driving down costs, to consistent communication, we provide support and insight to Kingston’s business community.

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INFLUENCING AND REPRESENTING

We are the voice that represents the business community, and a catalyst for positive change and growth in Kingston town centre.

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The BID area

Frequently asked questions

What is a BID?

A Business Improvement District (BID) is a defined geographical area within which businesses and organisations work together to create a plan and co-invest into additional projects and services which benefit their area.

How do I contribute?

All businesses within the BID area contribute via a levy. If you are unsure whether your business falls within the BID boundary, please contact us.

Looking for more information?

2020-2024 Business Plan

To see what we set out to achieve in our fourth term as Kingston’s BID, view our most recent business plan.

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2018-19 Annual Report

For a complete run-down of what we have achieved so far, take a look at our Annual Reports.

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2020-21 Explanatory Notes

If you have any further questions, view our explanatory notes or contact us directly.

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