Our Project

Street Cleaning

The BID'S rolling power washing programme has covered over 25km of pavements since it began in 2010. The programme, which coverd high footfall areas, oprate in the early hours of saturday and sunday mornings. It's imperative that the city is presented in the best light possiable in order to maintain a positive image. Business can advise the BID if they think an area needs attention, it will then be factored in to the programme. The programme is co-ordinated is association with Perston City Council.

Projects

BID Team

The BID team consists of a part-time BID manager and part-time operations officer. The core BID team is advised and supported by the BID committee…

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Positive image

The BID works with many stakeholders to create a positive image of the city…

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Street Cleaning

The BID’s rolling power washing programme has covered over 25km of pavements since it began in 2010.  The programme, which covers high footfall areas, operates in the early hours of Saturday and Sunday mornings.  It’s imperative that the city is presented in the best light possible in order to maintain a positive image.  Businesses can advise the BID if they think an area needs attention, it will then be factored in to the programme.  The programme is co-ordinated in association with Preston City Council.

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Promotional Tools

PrestonAtNight and ShopPreston.co.uk are assets used by the BID to promote both the city’s leisure and retail outlets…

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Football

Preston City Centre has three electronic footfall cameras which count the number of pedestrians passing on any given hour. The BID has weekly reports which show key hours.

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Winter Planting

Providing a splash of colour, along key routes, is vital when winter arrives. The BID annually funds a winter planting scheme to lift the centre in winter.

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What is Preston BID?

Who Is benefitting?

  • Stimulates wellbeing and economic growth
  • Gives competitive regional advantage
  • Develops partnership between private & public sector
  • Encourages corporate social responsibility
  • Provides sustainable investment for on-going capital projects/services
  • Creates a positive sense of place and enhanced community pride
  • Destination events in the city centre
  • Profiling of their home/city
  • Opportunity for businesses to have “a voice”
  • Increased footfall
  • Fairer to smaller businesses
  • Fair system, those that invest, benefit