The BID Area

The defined area of the BID is within the city centre, stretching up to Bedford Place and London Road in the north, down to Town Quay and the Mayflower park in the south, across to Ikea and the Westquay retail park in the west and taking in Debenhams, the city centre parks and Southampton Solent University in the east.

Within the area are two shopping centres, two universities, Southampton City Council, several commercial headquarters of international companies, cruise and ferry ports and many independent businesses ranging from retail to leisure and beauty.

Levy payers in the BID total just over 600.