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Welcome to Kingston First

Bringing together more than 750 local businesses and organisations, Kingston First focuses on a programme of projects and services which support and champion the town and its business community. As the UK’s first Business Improvement District (BID), Kingston First has been delivering initiatives to support and improve Kingston town centre since 2005.



Kingston's Market 2018 - Pride of the Town

"The Kingston food market is very much here to stay! Kingston’s ancient market has been serving the town for hundreds of years and has continually evolved throughout that time.

New job opportunity: Town Centre Regeneration Coordinator

This is a newly created role which uniquely, is co-funded with Kingston First, highlighting a collaborative and co-ordinated approach to managing, promoting and communicating a broad development...

Council approves plans for free wifi in town centres

In a move to boost connectivity, free wifi is set to be rolled out in town centres across the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames.