Annual BID Report

Want to understand more about what we do as a BID? Take a look at our annual report and find out more about all the projects we're working on

Bristol Light Festival 2024 Announcement

Bristol’s illuminating celebration of the city next February set to be most dazzling edition yet as first three installations Ascendance, Evanescent and The Nectary revealed

Free cost saving support

Our collaboration with Place Support Partnership (PSP) provides a free service to help reduce your business costs.

Love Bristol Gift Card

Give the gift of Bristol city centre with over 160 businesses to choose from.

Free events available to you

Looking for a way to break up your workday routine and try something new? Join us for a free lunchtime event!


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 paying businesses, we’re creating a better Bristol for all: Our vision is a future-focused city that attracts business, investment, and people to create a resilient and welcoming city for all.

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

About Us


Our second term builds on the past five years' successes while adapting to business needs. We're dedicated to four key themes that evolve from previous work and new insights from our consultation, addressing economic, social, and environmental changes. You can explore our website for a full overview of Bristol City Centre BID.


    Our Welcome Pack provides an overview of our most recent activity and an introduction to the City Centre BID for levy paying businesses.

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    Enhancing by delivering projects that attract investment and talent, create a greener, cleaner and more attractive city centre, bringing visitors, employees and residents back into the heart of the city.

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    Promoting with a collaborative approach to delivering innovative campaigns, events, activations, and communications to support and promote Bristol city centre and its businesses. Celebrating everything that makes Bristol a special place to work, study and live.

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    Protecting by investing to reduce, challenge and raise awareness of crime and anti-social behaviour to protect city centre businesses, visitors and residents both day and night.

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    Supporting by acting as a single point of contact to represent levy payers, leverage investment, influence strategy and support the business community.

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Renaissance Paint Jam

Painting Bristol by numbers: 650.

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Bristol Cocktail Weekend

A brand new cocktail event shakes up the city’s bar scene.

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Old City Sounds

Free-to-attend one-day music event in Bristol's Old City.

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Bristol Light Festival 2024

Join us for the 2024 edition.

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Love Our Levy Payers

Free events and activities exclusively for the employees of our BID levy paying businesses.

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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

November Cleansing Report

As the frost begins to chill the early mornings, our city centre cleansing team have remained hard at work despite the colder temperatures.

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Pass GO and collect the brand-new official MONOPOLY: Bristol Edition game, which has been launched today.

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Bristol City Centre BID achieves the BID Foundation Industry Standards accreditation

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October Cleansing Report

Blustery and wet October didn’t stop our cleansing team, who triumphed this month on their weekly cleansing rounds.

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World Premiere of light artwork from immersive and mixed reality artists, Studio McGuire, revealed as centrepiece of Bristol Light Festival 2024

Bristol’s illuminating celebration of the city next February set to be most dazzling edition yet as first three installations Ascendance, Evanescent and The Nectary revealed

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Let's Connect

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