April turned out to be a funny month with Easter being later than last year and Cumbrian school holidays falling different to other parts of the country. That being said, it seemed to work in our favour as trade took …
We are a partnership between businesses and organisations based in the centre of Penrith, working together with local partner associations with the ultimate aim of improving trading conditions in the town.
Our businesses are coming together with a common aim and a shared passion to make a difference to our district and improve the economic potential of Penrith.Read more about Penrith BID
After years of lagging behind I believe that, since the BID, Penrith is now competing with other Cumbrian towns to help attract more visitors to help local businesses thrive.”
Steve Stables, Salsa
Since opening we have welcomed the opportunity to work with the BID, allowing us to share our expertise and help to support local economic growth and employment.”
Lee Flemming, Marks & Spencer
I’ve seen business increase in my shop and the footfall in town increase thanks to what I see as the efforts of BID. I like that I have a say and the money that I put in stays in the town”
Chris Murray, Penrith Posters
To be successful it is increasingly important to stand for something and for customers to see the difference. The Penrith BID initiative has brought fresh impetus to Penrith”
Nick Miller, Eden Estate Agents
We are committed to working with other businesses in Penrith to promote what we have to offer and encourage more people to visit this fabulous town.”
Megan Helly, Booths
We are always on the lookout for new members of the BID Board, so do get in touch if you are interested in joining us. We also welcome your suggestions and feedback on any of our activities. This website is packed full of resources and information for all our BID members and members of the public alike. Take a look at the Resources page for our latest meeting notes, accounts and operational plan.