Tag: Hastings BID

Queens Arcade

Updating Queens Arcade

After lots of discussions with the retailers in Queens Arcade, it was clear that the Arcade needed an update to reflect the fantastic shops on offer. One of the obvious much-needed updates was the mirrors, which had adverts for old businesses. After a couple of hours of scraping, mopping, hoovering and polishing, we successfully removed…
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New business ambassador for the town centre

Wearing a smart blue uniform with a distinctive ‘Love Hastings’ logo, the new ambassador is easy to spot. Peter Rolfe may be a familiar face to many people as he previously worked successfully as a council street warden – and now he’s back in Hastings with a mission to clean up the town…in every way possible. Pictured here with BID manager,…
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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 in Hastings Town Centre voted to establish a BID in November 2016. It was approved by a majority of businesses in the BID…
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Hastings BID Business Plane

The business plan

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

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 usually 2 x 16amp sockets available in Wellington Place, but please be aware there is no running water and…
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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 Borough Council Cllr Godfrey Daniel – Representing East Sussex County Council Pat Horwill – Owner, Gifts…
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