Dressing our town

£557,000 allocated spend over 5 years

Your Eastbourne BID will invest in our town centre - installing winter lights, impactful planters, new signage and other activities designed to make a vibrant shopping atmosphere.

The number one concern raised during our consultations, we want visitors, shoppers and businesses to enjoy their experience in the town. Your BID Will invest heavily in improving the street scene and helping people find their way around the town. Whether it's the perfect coffee shop, the tastiest treats, or the essential gift, we will make it easy to find where to go.

Footfall, Marketing and Promotion

£232,500 allocated spend over 5 years

We will drive footfall through the delivery of high-quality marketing, promotion, initiatives and events.

Your Eastbourne BID will promote our town, continue to deliver high-quality events like the Chinese New Year and provide support for events across the town centre designed to attract shoppers and visitors.

Safe and Secure

£273,500 allocated spend over 5years

Whilst the crime statistics for our town are low, there is a perception of increasing anti-social behaviour in our town.

We will work with partners and make our town feel safe and secure and reduce criminality. We will also employ street ambassadors during peak times and a business crime warden, dealing with issues on your street and helping to direct footfall to your area.

Stronger Together

£25,000 allocated spend over 5 years.

Acting as a collective voice to develop and procure services and resources that deliver costs savings and encourage investment.

We’ll harness the collective power of 600 businesses to lobby for beneficial change for the town.

Campaigns include:
  • Free parking after 4pm
  • Renaming Terminus Road
  • Improved, high quality pavements
  • Increased pedestrianisation and shared space