Cambridge businesses to vote on business improvement district (BID)

The city of Cambridge is holding a ballot for a BID to cover the city centre. Businesses with a rateable value over £20,000 are being balloted in October 2012. There is a discussion on the BID from a blogger with an interest in the Mill Road area just outside the Cambridge BID area.

Even though Mill Road is not included in the CBBID area it does not mean it wouldn’t be affected by its’ implementation. For example, if businesses in the City Centre get together to network with each other and promote themselves, could Mill Road end up getting left behind? I do hope not. But it’s probably just as well the Council have recently appointed a new Mill Road Co-ordinator, as it looks like we’ll need her help and support to promote Mill Road and ensure that it remains an important part of the City of Cambridge.

Read more here.

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A critical look at Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) in Canada, United States, United Kingdom, and worldwide. Public and private space.
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