Our team of Bluecaps help over 100,000 customers each year. Along with police and CCTV, they ensure that the town feels safe and business issues are promptly resolved.
Over £600,000 worth of Town Centre vouchers have been redeemed in town centre businesses amongst over 250 different businesses.
BedfordBID runs one of the largest Retail Radiolink schemes in the country with over 200 members sharing up to the minute information with Police, Bluecaps and CCTV.
Taxi Marshalls provide an invaluable service to enable the safe and friendly dispersal of visitors during the evening from the town centre.
BedfordBID Bluecaps have logged, photographed and arranged the removal of over 1,000 pieces of graffiti, helping to keep our Town Centre graffiti-free.
Multimedia advertising including a glossy magazine with competitions and details of foodie establishments across the town centre.
Top hair and beauty salons and fashion retailers showcase their products and services through glossy magazines, events and multimedia advertising.
High profile summer entertainment and activities bringing in up to 20,000 more people into Bedford Town Centre.
BedfordBID runs various promotions and offers in time for Christmas, including leaflets, events, glossy brochures and parking offers.
BedfordBID advertises major events, promotions and town centre businesses in magazines, newspapers, radio, flyers and on the web.
BedfordBID frequently works alongside the Borough Council to offer discounts or free parking.
BedfordBID has teamed up with Utilitrack to provide a ‘One Stop Shop’ to help levy-paying businesses check their current energy and telecoms/broadband tariffs against the market’s best buys.
BedfordBID saves cafes over £3,000 per year, after driving down the café seating charge from £3,800 to under £500. Café society can flourish in the town making it more appealing to more visitors who in turn spend more in local shops.
Over 200 businesses working together to ensure children are safer in Bedford Town Centre, with the help of special Child:Safe wristbands which you can write your phone number on.