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
- Petts Wood
- The St Mary Cray
- West Wickham
Find out about our scheme to improve local shopping parades.