Business Improvement Districts (BIDS)

The four largest town centres Bromley, Orpington, Beckenham and Penge are managed by Business Improvement Districts (BIDS).

A Business Improvement District (BID) is business led and business funded scheme to improve a defined commercial area, such as a town centre or industrial estate through additional services or new initiatives.

Find out more about our Business Improvement Districts (BIDS)

District town centres

In the smaller towns we have a policy of assisting local traders' groups to help themselves by offering advice, expertise and support wherever possible. These towns include the following:

  • Biggin Hill
  • Chislehurst
  • Hayes
  • Mottingham
  • Petts Wood
  • The St Mary Cray
  • West Wickham 

Local parades

Find out about our scheme to improve local shopping parades.

Town centres