National BID Awards 2018

British BIDs invited BIDs to tell us about an admirable BID project that they would like entered into the awards. The winners are decided by the National BID Advisory Board, the judging panel will consider popular votes and social media engagement when deciding the winner. 


You can read all about each project here

Place Management

Winner: Watford BID – Building the foundations for our future

Shortlist

  • Bournemouth Town Centre BID – Metropole market
  • Manor Royal BID – The Terrace Pocket Park
  • New West End Company – Wild West End Garden
  • Truro BID – City Clean Up Week

Place Marketing

Winner: Newcastle-under-Lyme BID Ltd – The Homecoming 2018

Shortlist

  • Bournemouth Coastal BID – Go Bournemouth Coast (GoBoCoast)
  • Your Bromley – Bromley Schools Wheelbarrow Competition
  • Colmore BID – Thresholds
  • Nottingham BID – The Big Lunch
  • South Bank BID (in partnership with We Are Waterloo) – STAR CARD
  • St Albans BID – George Street Gin & Jazz
  • St Ives BID – St Ives Seagull Trail Map
  • Vauxhall BID – LoveVaux

This years winners, being awarded at our National BIDs conference, November 2018


Winner of Place Management award 2018

Watford BID – Building the foundations for our future

• £2.3m redesign of Watford High Street, leading to the new £200m intu extension - to complement intu materials and design

• Restricted access of vehicles to High Street via NPRS, 42% reduction in buses using route.

• Relocation and extension of disabled parking (4 to 6) and taxi facilities (4p/t to 9 f/t), plus new waiting area.

• Cost to the BID = £30,000

• Improved street scape and town centre environment, linking town to intu and ensuring a destination of quality

• Facilitated take up of street pavement licenses for new businesses and existing businesses

• Strong partnership between the BID, Watford Borough Council, Herts CC and LEP

• £13.3m of new investment in the town centre as a result of the partnership.

Winner of Place Marketing award 2018

Newcastle-under-Lyme BID Ltd – The Homecoming 2018

• The Homecoming 2018 was one of a series of events in the area linked with Circus250. Philip Astley, the founder of the modern-day circus was born in Newcastle-underLyme

• The event played to Newcastle-under-Lyme’s historical link with the invention of the Modern Day circus.

• Delivered with Local Authority and Arts Council Funding which the BID applied for.

• Cost to the BID = £5,050.00

Watford BID – Building the foundations for our future

• £2.3m redesign of Watford High Street, leading to the new £200m intu extension - to complement intu materials and design

• Restricted access of vehicles to High Street via NPRS, 42% reduction in buses using route.

• Relocation and extension of disabled parking (4 to 6) and taxi facilities (4p/t to 9 f/t), plus new waiting area.

• Cost to the BID = £30,000

• Improved street scape and town centre environment, linking town to intu and ensuring a destination of quality

• Facilitated take up of street pavement licenses for new businesses and existing businesses

• Strong partnership between the BID, Watford Borough Council, Herts CC and LEP

• £13.3m of new investment in the town centre as a result of the partnership.

Newcastle-under-Lyme BID Ltd – The Homecoming 2018

• The Homecoming 2018 was one of a series of events in the area linked with Circus250. Philip Astley, the founder of the modern-day circus was born in Newcastle-underLyme

• The event played to Newcastle-under-Lyme’s historical link with the invention of the Modern Day circus.

• Delivered with Local Authority and Arts Council Funding which the BID applied for.

• Cost to the BID = £5,050.00