Liverpool BID Company - Commercial District BID

Commercial District BID was established in 2011 and represents more than 850 levy paying businesses across the commercial heart of Liverpool city centre.

The Commercial District BID is currently on its 2nd term after the successful ballot in March 2016.

The Liverpool BID Company delivers the 2016-2021 Commercial District BID Business Plan which represents a £3.5m investment in improving the trading environment of its BID Levy Payers.

→ Key facts about Commercial District BID

BID Levy Paying Businesses

Our levy payer businesses are…

Professional 70%
Leisure 25%
Retail 5%

→ The BID areas

→ We focus on 4 key areas of work:

Improving the environment and safety

Managed District

Animating and promoting the BID areas

Promoted District

With our partners we can deliver:
– Public art programme (Liverpool Biennial & The Liverpool Plinth)
Footfall and business opportunities
– Seasonal marketing campaigns

Improving opportunities for connectivity

Connected District

With our partners we can deliver:
– Area Forums
– Green Transport Plan
– Employee Benefits
– A voice championing your needs and priorities.

Providing business support to BID levy payers

Working District

With our partners we can deliver:
– Welcome package for new businesses
– Seminar and networking programme
– Mystery shop programme

These are some of the projects we deliver in Commercial District BID

→ Commercial District BID Operating Board

Julie Johnson – Morecrofts, Chair

Sean Keyes – Sutcliffe, Deputy Chair

Takis Melitsiotis – Aloft Liverpool Hotel

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Mark Blankstone – Blankstone Opticians

Phil Malthouse – Brock Carmichael Architects

Sue Darwell – Bruntwood

John Clegg – Downing

Fazenda announces exciting new menu

Júlia Coutinho Huf – Fazenda

David Swaffield – Hill Dickinson

James Kirk – Kaleidoscope

Andrew Kingsley – Kingsley Recruitment

Matthew Ashton – MgMaStudio

Andy Webster – MHA Moore and Smalley

Emma Carey – MSB Solicitors


Richard Hill – NCP Car Parks

Liverpool City Council

Colleen Martin – Liverpool City Council

Ian McCarthy – Former Director, Liverpool Vision

Free Christmas Day bus services

Shane Fitzpatrick – Merseytravel (Stakeholder)

→ Key documents