Our Advisory Board meets quarterly to oversee and monitor the strategic direction and financial management of the BID. The Board is responsible for ensuring that the BID operates as part of a wider community and in the public interest.


  • Represent the interests of all BID levy payers.
  • Advise and guide the BID team on projects and issues.
  • Advocate for levy payers on strategic issues.
  • Challenge the BID team and others where appropriate.
  • Provide expert advice and guidance.
  • Establish best practice and bring new ideas to the group meetings.
  • Positively support the BID manager and team and encourage success.
  • Identify and help shape solutions to the issues the BID area faces.
  • Advise on improvements to BID projects where appropriate.
  • Agree and monitor performance measures for the BID.


James Woolam (Chair)

Hayes Parsons

Helen McGee

O2 Academy Bristol

Jacqui Goldstone​


Ben Phillips

The Bristol Hippodrome

Donald Miller

Immediate Media

Andy Pick​


Robert Cheeseman

Avon and Somerset Police

Mark Sheridan​

Sanderson Weatherfall

Alex Gregory​

The Berkeley

Ella Charles

Bristol Folkhouse

David Foley

DJ Foley LTD

Josh Harrison​


Trish Brown

St George's

Andy Sanderson


Cllr Farah Hussain

Bristol City Council


James Durie​

Business West

Visit West

Bristol City Centre BID operates under the governance of Visit West, a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee. Company no: 03715280.

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Redcliffe & Temple BID

Visit West also manages Redcliffe & Temple BID which was conceived in June 2021 and will run until its renewal ballot in 2025.

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Broadmead BID

Visit West also manages Broadmead BID which started in 2005 and is currently in its fourth term. There will be a ballot in October 2023.

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