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 also manage the day-to-day running of Kingston’s markets, ensuring the history of our market town continues to be celebrated.

Here’s how we’re here for you:

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SUPPORTING BUSINESSES

From valuable area insights to free business training and workshops, we provide a range of services that support and empower your company.

LEARN HOW WE SUPPORT BUSINESSES
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ENHANCING STREETS

Our dedicated town ranger team and crime reduction initiatives keep Kingston’s streets clean, safe, and vibrant, and improve the Kingston experience for visitors.

SEE HOW WE ENHANCE KINGSTON
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MARKETING OUR TOWN

We’re curators of the In Kingston brand, positioning the town as a must-visit destination through its thriving retail outlets, superb leisure activities, and rich cultural experience.

VIEW OUR MARKETING INITIATIVES

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?

2015-19 Business Plan

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

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2017-18 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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2019 Explanatory Notes

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

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