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Business Plan & Documents

St Albans Businesses working together

You can view the St Albans BID Business Plan here: St Albans BID Business Plan

Annual Report and Unaudited financial statements for the period ended 31 March 2018 can be found here: St Albans BID Filleted Accounts 17-18.These have been filed at Companies House. 

St Albans BID team regularly meet with levy-paying businesses in the BID area to discuss the Business Plan and develop our projects.

Year 1 projects included:

  • Enhanced entertainment at the Alban Street Festival
  • St Albans Motor Show
  • George Street Gin & Jazz as part of the St Albans Food & Drink Festival 2017
  • Enhanced entertainment and engagement at the Christmas Lights Switch On
  • St Albans Christmas: an extensive marketing campaign, #StAlbansNutcrackerTrail and enhanced Christmas Lights on St Peter’s Street
  • Promotion of St Albans to our customers including residents, tourists and workers
  • Communicating with businesses including footfall data collection and distribution, newsletters and mailings

Year 2 Projects included:

  • Research and auditing of commercial waste in St Albans City Centre
  • Research and auditing of pedestrian wayfinding in St Albans City Centre
  • Diverse and popular events programme including TimeTurn, George Street Gin & Jazz, Taste the High Life, Style St Albans, Spooktacular, Christmas activations and more.
  • Finalist in The Great British High Street
  • George Street Gin & Jazz: Finalist in Place Marketing Awards at British BIDs
  • Continued to development and rollout of St Albans BCP
  • St Albans Gift Card: launch and rollout
  • New destination management website Enjoystalbans. Consultation, design and launch.

St Albans BID is delivered by businesses for businesses, with a BID office directed by a Board of representatives of the BID area. Effective governance of the BID is essential for clear decision-making and the ability for businesses to have their ideas become reality. St Albans BID Board meets regularly to ensure best practices and best value in all that we do. Levy payers are welcome to request information on Board decisions and relevant Board meeting minutes upon request.

Building and Managing an Effective Board for St Albans BID

St Albans BID Director Roles

Member of the Board of Directors Job Description and Expectations

Roles and responsibilities of the BID and the public sector are outlined in the BID Operating Agreement.