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The Business Improvement District (BID) for Leicester is a business-led, not for profit organisation working to transform Leicester city centre, making it a better place to live, work, visit, study and do business.


The BID Leicester ballot is open!

BID Levy paying businesses can vote in the BID Leicester ballot, which is open between 10 June to 7 July. Click play to learn how to vote.

Find out more about BID Leicester

The Leicester Business Improvement District was established after 85% of businesses voted ‘yes’ to the development of a BID in the city in November 2017. BID Leicester is committed to transforming the city, and it focuses on delivering key objectives to transform the city centre.

BID Leicester Projects

BID Leicester deliver many projects to help support our levy-paying businesses, drive footfall into the city and raise the profile of Leicester. 

Latest News

Light Up Leicester returns in March 2022!

Light Up Leicester returns in March 2022!

After the huge success of the first-ever Light Up Leicester event in 2020, the city-wide illuminated festival of world-class art returns to Leicester in March 2022, shining a light on the city’s growing importance as a destination for arts and culture. From 3rd to 6th...

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We’re recruiting! Join our Street Ambassador Team

We’re recruiting! Join our Street Ambassador Team

BID Leicester is looking to recruit an enthusiastic, friendly person to join the Street Ambassador team. Our Street Ambassadors are the eyes and ears of the BID, liaising daily with businesses and providing a warm visitor welcome to the public, whilst supporting the...

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