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Putting

A safer

your town on the map

place to be ÂŁ2.7MILLION of local investment

5 yearplan for the future

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28,000 evening visitors to fireworks displays with some businesses reporting increase in trade of up to 30%

Over

200

3,500

children reunited with their parents thanks to the ChildSafe scheme

attendees to the Purple Flag Festival in last two years

Combined social media audience on Facebook and Twitter of almost

15,000

Increased visitor spend along with a raised profile and improved public image

the standards

Over

Over 6million visitors to Southend per year, spending a significant proportion of time within the BID zone

A stronger

raising

1,500

downloads of the OnSouthend app to date the only free destination app available for the town, brought to you by the BID

OnSouthend.com has over 15,000 subscribers who have generated over

voice for commerce SEO has enabled over 380 levy paying businesses to reach an additional

160,000 visitors

New street furniture

45 email bulletins

new visitor map and OnSouthend.com web training sessions, all resulting from levy payer business forums

and 10 quarterly newsletters distributed to all levy payers, keeping them up to date on the latest news and events

ÂŁ35,000

SouthendBID.com

98,000 views of over 360 offers and events

acquired through sponsorship and promotion of Friends of the BID scheme, in addition to levy collected

accessible to all businesses, featuring news on BID activity, industry news, training events, promotional opportunities and travel information

MAKING A DIFFERENCE

IN SOUTHEND WWW.SOUTHENDBID.COM thesouthendbid

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ÂŁ11k

additional night time policing funded by the BID over the last 3 years

SIGNS

15 min

3,000 visitors per evening

parking bays on Queens Road and City Beach

variable message signs for car park availability

to fireworks displays, 18,000 over 7 weeks

3

full time street rangers

making 720 business visits per year and assisting 4,500 people

Twinkly

Floral IMPROVED

lighting provided on Pier Hill, Victoria Circus and London Road

Christmas

planters and hanging baskets throughout the High Street and seafront

20 new

benches installed, street banners and bunting

light upgrade and extra lighting for side streets

and deep cleaned, BINS repainted lamp columns painted

unit vinyls vinyls vacant installed on Queens Road

Bespoke 40ft

christmas tree and a festive events programme attracting 6,000 visitors

as Italian Festival, singAnnual such a-long Grease and the Film events Festival which attracted over 600 visitors

Southend BID Making a Difference Postcard  

Since the BID was established in April 2013 we’ve been working hard to deliver a range of benefits to our town centre and seafront, encourag...

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