About the BID

Bringing a Business Improvement District to Newtown

A BID (Business Improvement District) is a business-led, not-for-profit organisation.

The local business community work together and invest collectively in new projects and services that they have prioritised to address opportunities and problems that affect their businesses, staff and customers.

Promoting Newtown as a place to do business

Promoting Newtown as a welcoming, vibrant town with events for everyone.

Creating a skilled and trained Newtown

Education, training, skills development and apprenticeships

Efficient and resilient businesses – a sustainable economy for Newtown

A sustainable economy, cost reductions through join overhead procurement

Land and property needed to do business

Availability, requirements, meanwhile uses for vacant properties

Newtown, Where the Severn Smiles

A green and pleasant environment in which to grown both businesses and families

An Accessible Newtown

Transport, parking and WiFi

Newtown clear and loud voice

Representing business interests and working with other organisations to get the best for the town

How is the BID Governed?

The BID will be governed by a board of directors made up of business representatives who represent the BID area and other stakeholders. 
This means that businesses can decide and direct what they want for Newtown.