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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: Richard Mayo Centre
24th April 2018

DATE:  Tuesday 24 April 2018
TIME:  9.45am – 1pm

Venue: Richard Mayo Centre
15th May 2018

DATE:  Tuesday 15 May 2018
TIME:  9am – 4.30pm

Venue: Richard Mayo Centre
22nd May 2018

DATE:  Tuesday 22 May 2018
TIME:  9.30am – 4.30pm

Venue: Richard Mayo Centre
14th June 2018

DATE:  Thursday 14 June 2018
TIME:  9.45am – 1pm




Anna wins a complete Kingston experience for her Big Idea!

At the end of last year we launched a competition for the local community to tell us their Big Ideas for the future events plan of the town’s historic market and we’re delighted to announce the lucky...

Kingston’s Premier Business Awards Now Open For Entries After Sparkling Launch

The sixth annual Kingston Business Excellence Awards in association with Willmott Dixon, launched in style with an inspirational launch reception at historic Warren House.

Wood Street/Kingsgate Road Closure

An extensive traffic management plan will be implemented on the weekend of 14/15 April as part of works to remove a footbridge next to Kingston Station affecting journeys in and around Kingston.  

Kingston Business Excellence Awards 2018 - Entries Open on the 27th of March 2018

This year’s search for Kingston’s best businesses will launch at the luxurious and historic Warren House Hotel on Tuesday the 27th of March.