Hastings BID FAQs

Hastings BID FAQs

What is a Business Improvement District (BID)?Business Improvement District (BID) is a business led and business funded scheme to improve a defined commercial area, such as Hastings Town Centre. Businesses based...
Hastings BID Business Plane

The business plan

Click here to read the business plan, which was prepared prior to the successful ballot.
Hastings BID partners


East Sussex County CouncilWe work with East Sussex County Council to address issues affecting the look and feel of the town centre, including any issues with street...

The White Rock project

'Destination White Rock, Hastings - Continuing the Economic Revival' In April 2017, Hastings Borough Council announced that a successful Government funding bid had resulted in Coastal Communities Fund 4 (CCF4) funding for a two-year, multi-partner...
Trading Standards

Promoting or holding an event in the town

As the license holder for the majority of the town centre space, all bookings for promotional and event activity is managed by us. Events Wellington Place and Robertson Street are great public event spaces. There is...

The team

The Board of Directors Colin Dormer, Vice Chair - Former Manager, F Hinds Alan Matthews - Owner, Xencapaje Andrew Harvey - Manager, Priory Meadow Shopping Centre Jodie Burdett - Owner, Pazzaz Hair Salon Cllr Peter Chowney - Leader, Hastings...

Barwatch and Shopwatch

Barwatch and Shopwatch are run by the Hastings Area Business Crime Reduction Partnership and are operated as part of the BID, bringing great value to many businesses in the borough of Hastings. By working together,...
Hastings BID services

Services we offer

We want to work together with you to help you get the best from your business and the town centre. The below services are available for free to all BID levy paying...
Floral displays


Below are some examples of the projects we have completed or are working on at the moment. If you'd like to find out more about what we do, we'd love to hear from you. Hanging...

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