Author: Hudson Fuggle

Long Acre Business Alliance

Long Acre

Established property and land owners have joined forces to form the Long Acre Business Alliance, providing significant investment in the area and improving the environment for all to enjoy. Primera have been awarded the contract to manage the Long Acre Business Alliance, working with partners to provide cleaner streets and opportunities to celebrate Long Acre… Read more »

Victoria Westminster BID

Victoria Westminster BID

The Victoria Westminster BID is a business collective working together under the guidance of the Victoria Business Improvement District. The Partnership was established in October 2016 and local businesses voted overwhelmingly in favour of establishing Victoria Westminster as London’s 60th BID in late 2018. While arguably one of the most iconic parts of central London,… Read more »

Harley Street BID

Harley Street Medical Area

Following the completion of a positive feasibility study commissioned by Howard De Walden, it is clear there is an appetite for a business-led, voluntary partnership to be established in the Harley Street Medical Area. Primera are now establishing this partnership with the Howard De Walden estate and other key stakeholders within the Harley Street Medical… Read more »

How BIDs are driving ambitious local agendas

Ruth Duston, MD, Primera Corporation. We have come to expect rail increases each year, but the 3.6% increase from January next year is the largest in five years. Commuters are set to be hardest hit by the increases. The change applies to about 40% of rail fares, including season tickets on many commuter journeys, some… Read more »

Northbank BID

Primera was commissioned to create a Business Improvement District for the Northbank area, encompassing the Trafalgar Square, the Strand and the Aldwych. This unique stretch of London, Northbank beautifully takes in all of the capital’s idiosyncrasies where historic buildings sit side by side with modern architecture. The BID is undergoing an ambitious programme of transformation, fast… Read more »

Victoria BID

Primera was originally commissioned to investigate the possibility of a BID for Victoria. The partnership was established in 2007 with the long term aspiration of setting a Business Improvement District (BID) for the area. The proposed BID would have the potential to provide a range of essential services, focusing very much on a “clean and… Read more »


A step-by-step guide to building a Business Improvement District.

Cheapside BID

Primera oversees and runs the Cheapside Business Alliance, a business-led partnership in the heart of the City of London which brings together a range of stakeholders to establish the area as a new retail and leisure destination. Cheapside is undergoing huge redevelopment, creating over 1.5million sq. ft of retail space, of which 44% will be… Read more »

Hatton Garden BID

Primera oversees and runs the Hatton Garden BID, which successfully went to ballot in June 2016 driven by a partnership of private sector investors. The vision of the BID is to see the Hatton Garden area realise its potential and grow as a world-renowned business and visitor destination. By continuing to revitalise the area, the… Read more »

Aldgate Connect BID

In April 2020, the local business community voted to establish a formal Business Improvement District (BID) in Aldgate, after the success of its predecessor – The Aldgate Partnership (TAP). Through mandatory business levies and voluntary contributions, the BID will raise £3.9m over its first term, with the funds going directly into those projects that the… Read more »