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The Chippenham Business Improvement District (BID) was voted in by Chippenham businesses in November 2014. Making it one of the newest of the UK's 200+ ballots. Click here to see the official declaration from the Chippenham BID ballot.

 

A BID is a business-led initiative whereby businesses within the BID area pay an additional levy which is used to better manage and promote the area, as well as establishing a range of money-saving initiatives for the businesses. It gives businesses more control over the trading environment.

 

BIDs have proven success, which is why there are so many of them. However, the Chippenham BID will not only benefit levy paying businesses in the BID area, but will benefit the wider town through an improved reputation and higher profile.

 

The Chippenham BID will raise over £300,000 a year from its 377 levy payers, plus additional voluntary donations. This money will be spent on the things businesses think are important for the BID area, including events and promotion to attract visitors and shoppers, cleaner and better managed streets, and ways to improve access to the town centre.

The Chippenham Business Improvement District (BID) enables us to work together to invest in our community, enhance our trading environment & make a real difference.
Some quick facts about BIDs

The Chippenham BID and BIDs in general at a glance.

Find out more about the BID team

The team tasked with taking Chippenham forward. 

 

Our vision for Chippenham and the town centre

A four-point strategy for improving the profile, appeal and business environment of Chippenham.

Current job vacancies in the Chippenham Bid area

We work with local recruitment agencies and businesses to find the perfect candidates to fill.

Get in touch with the BID team

Where we are and how to contact us.  

Please find below Chippenham BID forms and documents for download. Any forms can be returned to info@chippenhambid.co.uk or can be sent to 44-45 Market Place, Chippenham SN15 3HU.

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