Renewal for our next term

Our first five-year term is nearly over and as we prepare for renewal, we are asking our businesses to have your say on what you’d like to see from the BID in the next five years.

A new gift card for the city centre

We are now taking sign-ups from city centre businesses to be part of our Love Bristol Gift Card, aiming to support businesses by keeping spend local.


We are thrilled to see weeks of hard work come together to add a little joy to this key pedestrian walkway.

Love Our Levy Payers

To welcome our levy payers back to the office we’re hosting a range of exclusive events to help you rediscover Bristol.

Adding up to a better Bristol

Bristol City Centre Business Improvement District (BID) is a not-for-profit organisation working to make Bristol an even better place for those who work, study, live and spend leisure time in the city.

TAP for Bristol

In September 2019, Bristol City Centre BID launched TAP for Bristol in partnership with local homeless support charity Caring in Bristol. Our aim is to make Bristol the city that solves homelessness.


Thanks to the investment and involvement from our levy payers, we’re creating a better Bristol: one that’s more caring, more welcoming, safer, cleaner, wonderfully diverse and better promoted.

Our guiding principles are to offer strong and effective governance, to have clear accountability, to give our levy payers value for money and to be responsive to our levy payer’s needs.

About Us


In our first term Bristol City Centre BID is focused on these objectives. Expand each objective below and click the button to view the projects we've undertaken against these themes.


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Calling all Businesses, Sign Up to our Love Bristol Gift Card

Brought to Bristol in association with Miconex and award-winning Town and City Gift Cards, the Love Bristol Gift Card aims to encourage local spend within Bristol city centre.

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Violence Against Women and Girls

We pledge to make Bristol safe for everybody, with a focus on supporting women and girls.

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Safety of Women at Night

Anti-sexual harassment training to improve the safety of women at night.

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Park Street Easter Hunt

Hop onto Park Street for a special Easter hunt

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Marlborough Hill Steps Makeover

Art inspired makeover project of a key pedestrian walkway.

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This map represents the Bristol City Centre BID area. It is the largest of five BIDs in Bristol and includes some of Bristol’s landmark locations such as the Old City, Harbourside, Park Street and City Centre.

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Latest news

Bristol Life Awards 2022

We are thrilled to have attended the Bristol Life Awards to celebrate the best of Bristol.

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Bristol City Centre Businesses set to Benefit from New Local Gift Card

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April Cleansing Report

April was another busy month for our cleansing team.

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The Big Jubilee Lunch

You're invited Big Jubilee Lunch on College Green, Sunday 5 June.

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Clean Air Zone Finance Support

Grants and loans available to help people and businesses prepare for the Clean Air Zone by upgrading to a compliant vehicle.

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Let's Connect

The BID team welcomes ideas and news from Bristol BID businesses.