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Welcome to Penrith BID

We are a partnership between businesses and organisations based in the centre of Penrith, working together with local partner associations with the ultimate aim of improving trading conditions in the town.

Our businesses are coming together with a common aim and a shared passion to make a difference to our district and improve the economic potential of Penrith.

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  • A gold star for all the work you have done.  You kept us informed of the government plans even when there was very little to know, way back in the early days of lockdown.  You were prompt and efficient with info – always the first organisation to point us in the right direction.  

    Jean & Rachel Allison, Natures Health Store

  • Since opening we have welcomed the opportunity to work with the BID, allowing us to share our expertise and help to support local economic growth and employment.

    Lee Flemming, Marks & Spencer

  • I’ve seen business increase in my shop and the footfall in town increase thanks to what I see as the efforts of BID. I like that I have a say and the money that I put in stays in the town

    Chris Murray, Penrith Posters

  • To be successful it is increasingly important to stand for something and for customers to see the difference. The Penrith BID initiative has brought fresh impetus to Penrith.

    Nick Miller, Eden Estate Agents

  • After years of lagging behind I believe that, since the BID, Penrith is now competing with other Cumbrian towns to help attract more visitors to help local businesses thrive.

    Steve Stables, Salsa

Looking to get more involved?

We are always on the lookout for new members of the BID Board, so do get in touch if you are interested in joining us. We also welcome your suggestions and feedback on any of our activities. This website is packed full of resources and information for all our BID members and members of the public alike. Take a look at the Resources page for our latest meeting notes, accounts and operational plan.

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