BID for growth plans

Glasgow City Council has launched a consultation exercise to see if businesses support the idea of setting up a Business Improvement District (BID). 

Glasgow City Council has launched a consultation exercise to see if businesses support the idea of setting up a Business Improvement District (BID).

A Scottish Government initiative, BIDs aim to consolidate and strengthen town and city centres, expanding the local economy and maintaining local retail centres as prime shopping destinations for their area.

Council leader Gordon Matheson said: “This is the next step for Glasgow’s wonderful shopping district. We have to consolidate the excellent work already being done through the voluntary Style Mile partnership.

“With times being hard, we have to look to how we can continue to grow and regenerate our city centre so that it can retain its position as the best UK shopping area outside of London