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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.

Upcoming Member Events

Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
8th November 2017

Kingston First, in conjunction with leading creative social media agency, Media Bounty have organised a social media presentation session for our town centre businesses.

Venue: Bentall Centre
29th November 2017

Kingston Business Against Crime is a crime-reduction initiative that brings businesses together with partner agencies, such as the Police, to tackle crime and disorder.



Announcing the Kingston Children's Literary Festival

‘Father Christmas Heard a Parp’ Author Olaf Falafel is joined by a host of some of the UKs best loved Authors for Kingston’s FIRST Children’s Literary Festival From Thursday 23rd November to Saturday...

New Job Opportunity : Marketing and Communications Executive

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to play an important role in the company; driving the town’s profile through marketing and supporting the corporate communications of Kingston First.

Kingston Business Excellence Awards winners

Kingston’s business community was saluted for its vibrancy and innovation at the glittering Gala Dinner of the Kingston Business Excellence Awards in association with British Land & USS.