Beddington Industrial Area Bid
Beddington Industrial Area Bid

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We represent businesses within the Beddington Industrial Area in the London Borough of Sutton and raise money to spend on projects that benefit businesses.

About the BID

All business premises within the BID boundary voted on the Beddington BID Business Plan and 98% voted ‘YES’. This means that we achieved BID status and all business rate payers contribute through the BID Levy which is calculated at at 1% of a business premises rateable value capped at a maximum of £6,000 per property per annum for 5 years. The upper cap only affects a few of the largest businesses.

If you are within the BID boundary as a business you are liable for the levy but will also be part of the community that receives the benefit of being a member of the BID.

The BID gives local businesses a greater ownership of their area. The BID gives you, as a business, greater control to improve the area in ways that can benefit your business, your customers and your employees. Many businesses experience the same issues but we have to deal with them individually, the BID is addressing your concerns and ideas.

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We give local businesses a greater ownership of their area so that you have greater control to improve the area in ways that can benefit your business.

10 Great reasons we have a BID:

  1. Speak Out:
    Gives the business community in Beddington a strong unified voice to identify our needs

  2. Reduce Crime:
    Improve safety and security for our businesses, our staff and our visitors

  3. Improve the Image:
    Create an attractive and well maintained environment

  4. Clear Navigation:
    Introduce branded way-finding signage

  5. Better Roads:
    Campaign for improvements to local roads and infrastructure

  6. Save Money:
    Make the BID cost neutral for businesses

  7. Promote Beddington:
    “Beddington for Business” is our moto and we have already installed superfast broadband for all businesses in the BID area

  8. Promote our Local Businesses:
    Raise profiles and strengthen our competitive edge

  9. Attract Additional Funds:
    Seek sponsorship and grant funding from additional sources – Sutton Council has already agreed to contribute to the BID’s wayfinding signage project

  10. Add Value:
    Ensuring BID services are additional to those which the council and police provide

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We give local businesses a greater ownership of their area so that you have greater control to improve the area in ways that can benefit your business.
Beddington Industrial Area Bid

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