About Reading BID

In February 2014, Reading businesses voted overwhelmingly to renew the Reading Business Improvement District. Reading UK was the proposer in partnership with member businesses.  81% of businesses voted in favour and 83% of the aggregate rateable value was also cast in favour. 

The Reading BID 2014-19 renewal proposal details the services and funding this BID is providing  including:

  • develop new approaches to combating crime, increasing footfall and suporting the night-time economy
  • maintain the added value additional services that have made the town centre more attractive, more secure and which shoppers, visitors and our own business community have come to expect
  • engage the wider business community located within the IDR in Reading and those investing in Reading to create a more cohensive, joined up and better resourced town centre

Read the Reading BID 2014-19 Business Plan.

BID Committee Terms of Reference

Get in touch: bid@livingreading.co.uk / 0118 937 4462


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