A UNIFIED VOICE FOR NORTHERN CITY BIDS

Northern BIDs Group (NBG) provides strategic leadership and a unified voice for the Business Improvement Districts in cities in the North of England. We represent 7,000 businesses in Liverpool, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle, Sheffield, Sunderland and York. These have a combined Rateable Value in excess of £840M. The Northern City BIDS are commercially-run and focus on delivering economic growth for the benefit of their cities and communities throughout the North.   

NBG members have a proven track record of delivering significant positive change for their cities; from large scale capital improvement projects to profile and placemaking, the projects are varied and diverse but all aim to attract investment and drive economic growth. 

£708m

value of the evening economy created by Alive after Five.

Newcastle

£30m

expected private sector investment following Bigg Market development.

Newcastle

£750k

worth of media coverage generated for BID campaigns in 2014/15

Liverpool

600

commercial bookings generated £80k city centre events programme

Liverpool