Supporting businesses on the issues that matter to them, whilst ensuring they are kept up-to-date with the latest city developments, is a key role for CH1ChesterBID. We work with many organisations in Chester to ensure BID businesses views are raised at a strategic level.

Current groups we sit on include:

  • Chester City Strategic Management Board
  • Chester City Centre Improvement Group
  • Chester City Night-time Economy Group
  • Chester City Fire Board
  • Chester Growth Partnership and Sub Groups

Current projects:

  • Purple Flag Steering Group
    Purple Flag Steering Group

    In recognition of the achievement, Chester was chosen to host the national Purple Flag presentation ceremony and key landmarks…

  • Busking Agreement
    Busking Agreement

    Chester has a thriving local busker scene and during the summer we were fortunate to attract buskers from around…

  • Begging and Anti-Social Behaviour
    Begging and Anti-Social Behaviour

    We continue to work in partnership with the police to address issues around aggressive begging and associated anti-social behavior.

  • Signage Installations
    Signage Installations

    CH1ChesterBID has teamed up with a group of prominent Chester photographers to begin addressing the problem of empty units…

“As CH1ChesterBID Manager, it’s my job to make sure that myself and my team represent your views and work with you to achieve successful business in Chester City Centre. Everyone at the CH1ChesterBID Team is committed to working with you to make sure that your voice is heard at a higher level and that you have the power to influence decisions that impact Chester City Centre. If there is anything that you would like to discuss, my door is always open. This is your BID and we’re here to help you, so please call on us for help and support at any time.”

Carl Critchlow, CH1Chester BID Manager

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