Birkenhead Bid

Birkenhead First is Wirral’s first Business Improvement District (BID), set up with the support of local business to improve the promotion of Birkenhead as a visitor destination in four key areas:

  • Cleanliness & attractiveness
  • Safety & security
  • Marketing & promotion
  • Supporting business

Officially launched in April 2016, Birkenhead First aims to encourage visitors and greater investment in Birkenhead town centre and works with all business sectors to enhance the overall experience for visitors, shoppers and workers by making the BID area safer, secure, cleaner and more attractive.

Birkenhead First is a partnership between Wirral Chamber of Commerce, local businesses and Wirral Council, led by a private sector steering group representing a broad spectrum of businesses and key organisations in the town.  Members include Wirral Chamber of Commerce, McEwan Wallace, Hillyer McKeown, McDonald’s, Marks & Spencer, Wirral Council, Wirral YMCA, Wirral Radio, Pyramids Shopping Centre, Smith and Sons and Wirral Globe.

Birkenhead First has won a national award within its first year.  The Business Improvement District (BID) managed by Wirral Chamber of Commerce has WON the Place Marketing - Small Location award in The BID Awards 2016.  The BID Awards is an annual competition run by British BIDs, to recognise the achievements of Business Improvement Districts across the UK.

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Events Calendar

  • Partner Events
  • Training Events
  • Wirral Chamber Events
  • Birkenhead First Events
  • Young Chamber