Retail & Leisure BID 2018-11-02T11:45:51+00:00
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

Levy Payer 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

Retail & Leisure BID Operating Board

Jennina O’Neil – Metquarter, Acting Chair

Ian Hudson – Barclays

Sara Carlisle – Boots

Robert Longthorne – e&p

Gregory Abrams – Gregory Abrams Davidson LLP Solicitors

Jonathan King – Holiday Inn

Kenny Brew – Liverpool City Council

Cllr. Christine Banks – Liverpool City Council

Chris Grundy – Liverpool ONE

David Harrison – M&S

Ed White – Marriot Hotel Liverpool City Centre

Katie Coyle – Matalan

Clare Jenkins – Merseyside Police

Matt Jones – NEXT

Adrianna Szablowska – Primark

Vicki Allison – Radio City

Ian Silverberg – Silverberg Opticians

Neil Ashcroft – St Johns Shopping Centre

Laura Flynn – Topshop

Paul Curran – Wetherspoon

Key documents

Business Plan

Annual Reports