ChesterBID - Chester's Business Improvement District


Chester BID covers a defined area of the city centre representing over 460 businesses to create an enticing overall visitor experience and ensure continued investment in the city centre. Our aim is to make Chester a retail, business and leisure destination of choice where people are proud to live, work and visit.

If you are a new businesses opening in Chester City Centre, get in touch today!

Chester BID Annual Review

We’re pleased to present to you our annual review, summarising our activity over the last 12 months.

Thank you to all the businesses who help us, do what we do!


We have highlighted what a great destination Chester is to live, work and visit.

Chester is a city that can offer you quick transport links, high quality education, a highly skilled workforce, the lifestyle you want and more!


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Chester Rows Business Guide

New Chester Rows Business Guide launched

Businesses on Chester’s historic Rows, including members of the Rows Collective have today (26 February) started to receive a copy of a new Business Guide to operating on the Rows, developed by Chester Business Improvement District (Chester BID) as part of the Chester Rows High Street Heritage Action Zone. The new guide, developed by Chester BID contains a wealth of

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New Viral Dr Martens Mules

Take strides with the new viral Zebzag mules by Dr Martens. Yet again Dr Martens have released a rebellious style which is taking the main stage and you’re not ready… There are 4 colours to choose from – Muted Olive, Savannah Tan, Black and Muted Purple. (What’s your favourite?) dr martens zebzag mules The Zebzag Mule can be worn however

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Unleash Your Creativity with Posca Pens at Ryman: A Colorful Journey Awaits!

Are you ready to embark on a vibrant journey filled with endless possibilities? Look no further than Posca Pens! With Ryman currently offering a delightful 20% off, there’s never been a better time to dive into the colorful world of Posca. (Deal as of 23rd Feb 2024) Posca Pens are not your ordinary writing utensils; they’re magic wands of creativity,

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A Toast to Mums at North Light

Mother’s Day is coming soon, and North Light have got everything to make sure you celebrate your amazing Mums, and Mother figures in style. Their Beautiful Restaurant and Bar in the heart of Chester is the perfect place to celebrate with the whole family. Mothers Day at North Light Join them on Sunday 10th of March for a fantastic Sunday

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Storyhouse Unveils Cast for Hit Musical Kinky Boots

Storyhouse Unveils Cast for Hit Musical Kinky Boots Storyhouse is delighted to announce the stellar cast for the upcoming production of the hit musical Kinky Boots, set to dazzle audiences at Storyhouse in Chester. Featuring a Tony and Grammy-winning score by Cyndi Lauper and a book by Harvey Fierstein, this electrifying show will run from 3 – 18 May, promising an

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City dancers have a spring in their step at Storyhouse

A Chester charity is celebrating the end of a three-year recovery project with a performance heralding spring. Dancers from Fallen Angels Dance Theatre will perform Equinox at Storyhouse on Tuesday, February 27 at 2pm, part of their Spreading Wings project.  Tickets for the event are free and bookable via the charity’s website fallenangelsdt.org. A focus group, members of the company

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