Liverpool BID Company - Retail & Leisure BID

Retail & Leisure BID (formerly City Central BID) was established in 2005 and represents more than 670 levy paying businesses across the retail and leisure heart of Liverpool city centre.

The Retail & Leisure BID is currently on its 4th term after the successful ballot in June 2018.

The Liverpool BID Company delivers the 2018-2023 Retail & Leisure BID Business Plan which represents a £5m investment in improving the trading environment of its BID Levy Payers.

→ Key facts about Retail & Leisure BID

BID Levy Paying Businesses

Our levy payer businesses are…

Retail 60%
Leisure 35%
Professional 5%

→ The BID areas

→ We focus on 4 key areas of work:

Improving the environment and safety

Managed District

A few examples of what we do:

BID Police Officers
Radio Crime Alert Scheme
– BID Street Rangers

Animating and promoting the BID areas

Promoted District

Improving opportunities for connectivity

Connected District

A few examples of what we do:

Area and sector forums
– Travel works updates
– Networking events

Providing business support to BID levy payers

Working District

A few examples of what we do:

Mystery Shop
Footfall and Sales figures
Employees Benefits

These are some of the projects we deliver in Retail & Leisure BID

→ Retail & Leisure BID Operating Board

Metquarter Logo

Jennina O’Neill – Metquarter, Chair

Ian Silverberg – Silverberg Opticians, Deputy Chair

Lindsay McAlice-Kennedy – Barclays

Sara Carlisle – Boots

Mark Da Vanzo – Everyman & Playhouse Theatres

Gregory Abrams – Gregory Abrams Davidson LLP Solicitors

Jonathan King – Holiday Inn

Louise Benson – M&S

Ed White – Marriot Hotel Liverpool City Centre

Katie Coyle – Matalan

Matt Jones – NEXT

Adrianna Szablowska – Primark

Vicki Allison – Radio City

Neil Ashcroft – St Johns Shopping Centre


Paul Curran – Wetherspoon

Liverpool City Council

Kenny Brew – Liverpool City Council (Stakeholder)

Liverpool City Council

Cllr. Christine Banks – Liverpool City Council (Stakeholder)

→ Key documents

Business Plan

Annual Reports