Welcome to Chester city centre
Business Improvement District (BID)
Chester BID covers a defined area of the city centre representing over 400 businesses to create an enticing overall visitor experience and ensure continued investment in the city centre. Our aim is to make Chester a retail, business and leisure destination of choice where people are proud to live, work and visit.About us
Chester BID focuses on these primary objectives
Chester BID launch an Independent Business Guide
Chester is a city where independents thrive. Would you like a piece of the pie? This guide has been created to help you do just that.Find out more
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Making Things Happen in Chester
Storyhouse reveal biggest ever Summer season as lockdown eases and urge customers to continue vital support
Storyhouse has today announced that they will present their biggest ever summer event programme with over 200 events taking place from May. The news comes after the Government’s...March 5, 2021
The Chester Gift Card, launched as part of Chester BID’s battleplan to save the high street shops from suffering the effects of lockdown prior to Christmas, is set to...March 5, 2021
Did you know there’s an app where you can report city maintenance issues to the council? Neither did I!
4th March 2021 I’ve recently started using Cheshire West and Chester Council’s ‘Report It’ app and it’s a revelation! I’ve reported: an uprooted bollard, a broken foot pedal on...March 4, 2021
Chester BID sees ‘huge opportunities for the city despite recent setbacks’ and celebrates both the imminent Northgate Development and increased private investment. In reaction to much talk about the...March 2, 2021