Swindon Town Centre businesses vote YES for Business Improvement District

Over 80% of votes cast by the town centre businesses backed the BID. That’s the Swindon Business Improvement District – a private, not-for-profit organisation.

More than £2 million of private investment is now going into the heart of Swindon’s Town Centre.

The investment comes as a result of the town centre businesses voting for continued support by inSwindon BID for the next five years.

inSwindon BID Director Anita Bellinger said, ‘The businesses have given us the opportunity to enhance, promote and champion the town centre for the next five years. We’ll do it in a fresh, new and creative manner, with our community at its heart. I would like to thank all our remarkable BID Members and partners. In the first instance for showing their support for the work we’ve undertaken. And that’s work that we’re committed to carrying on. And in the second instance for seeing the wider picture and investing in the bright future for the town centre.’

Swindon town centre businesses vote YES - Havelock Street in Swindon

Said Cllr Jandy:

Cllr. Robert Jandy, Cabinet Member for culture, heritage, leisure and town centre experience, “It’s no surprise to have inSwindon back for a fourth term. We can build successes on the achievements of the past.’

inSwindon board chair Ian Larrard said:

‘This is a great opportunity for inSwindon BID to put in place our 2022-2027 business plan. That’s a considered document that reflects the wishes of our businesses, partners and the community. Through our initiatives, commitment and care for the town’s heart we can improve Swindon town centre for workers, residents and visitors.’

We particularly value the support of the town centre business community. The pandemic and lockdowns have caused incredible challenges.

inSwindon BID’s Fourth Term will start on 1st April 2022.

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