Clapham BID

EIGHT reasons why Clapham businesses should back a Business Improvement District (BID) in Clapham

The Clapham Business Community pledge to…

1. Raise the profile of Clapham
2. Increase footfall and spend through events and marketing
3. Reduce business costs by buying services together
4. Improve safety and security
5. Create a more attractive environment
6. Give the business community a voice
7. Attract funding to Clapham from external sources
8. Ensure all services provided are additional


The Clapham Business Community’s (CBC) aims to ensure Clapham unlocks its full potential as a vibrant, safe and prosperous location.

We believe the best way to do this is by establishing a Business Improvement District (BID) in Clapham.

A BID in Clapham enables us to deliver exciting projects and events, reduce costs for businesses and provide a vibrant, welcoming and safe location for our employees and customers.

To achieve this a ballot is being  held in July 2014 and by voting YES - you can help us to deliver the programme we have highlighted below:

Promote Clapham

  • Raise the profile of Clapham by creating a town centre brand
  • Create a website listing all Clapham businesses
  • Deliver an annual programme of town centre events
  • Create a local loyalty scheme

Enhance Clapham

  • Hot Spot Cleaning
  • Improve public spaces and empty shops
  • Provide more public toilets
  • Work with landlords and public agencies to achieve the right balance on the High Street

Connect Clapham

  • Reduce costs through collective purchasing
  • Work for you on the most important issues
  • Support business and customer car parking
  • Business networking and business to business trade
  • Community links

Welcoming and Safe

  • Clapham Ambassadors
  • Taxi Marshals Radio system
  • Clapham Night Time Hub

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