Nottingham Business Improvement District (BID) is a business-led, not for profit organisation working to build a better Nottingham. Championing Nottingham as a first choice city for shopping, leisure, work and study. Nottingham BID was formed in 2012 following the merger of the city’s retail and leisure BIDs. It was recently successful in securing the votes required for a new five-year term from 2021 to 2025.
With over 750 levy-paying members, Nottingham BID is one of the largest BIDs in the country. Its members are businesses and organisations in the retail, leisure, office and education sectors within a defined area of Nottingham city centre – known as the BID Zone. The BID also works to ensure Nottingham is a safe and welcoming city centre environment through projects such as the Street Ambassadors, Street Pastors, Best Bar None, Purple Flag scheme and Grot Spot Cleansing. ‘It’s in Nottingham’ is the brand used by Nottingham BID to promote the city to consumers. This includes delivering campaigns and events throughout the year with a dedicated website and social media accounts.