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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.

Your town
Your thoughts
Your Kingston First

As the UK's first business improvement district, Kingston First has been driving initiatives to support the commercial success of the business community in Kingston since 2005.

As we near the end of our third five-year term we are now seeking your feedback and suggestions to assist us in preparing our fourth term business plan for 2020-2014, ahead of our renewal ballot in 2019.

> Find out more and complete the consultation survey

Upcoming Member Events

Venue: Richard Mayo Centre
18th September 2018
Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton
4th October 2018
Venue: Richard Mayo Centre
30th October 2018
Venue: Richard Mayo Centre
6th November 2018

News

Sep14

Kingston Children's Literary Festival

We're so excited to share the line-up for Kingston Children's Literary Festival this year!
Sep05

YOUR TOWN YOUR THOUGHTS YOUR KINGSTON FIRST

As the UK's first business improvement district, Kingston First has been driving initiatives to support the commercial success of the business community in Kingston since 2005.
Sep05

Exciting New Competition!

With over 10,400 cards given out since May 2017, and offers valid in over 160 businesses across the town centre, the ever popular 'Keep It Kingston Card' has been a runaway hit.
Aug16

Kingston Business Excellence Awards 2018 - Finalists Announced

The shortlist for the Kingston Business Excellence Awards 2018 has recently been announced and we are thrilled that multiple Kingston First members have been shortlisted for