10 Years of Chester BID Logo

Chester Business Improvement District (Chester BID) covers a defined area of the city centre representing over 430 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.

This year marks our 10 year anniversary… here’s to another year decade of growth, collaboration and success.

Ballot 2024-2029 – IT’S A YES

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!

Spend Summer In Chester Guide

We’re inviting you to spend Summer in one of the UK’s most dog and al fresco friendly cities! Chester city centre is the perfect place to make memories during Summer whether that be events, getting holiday ready or enjoying a cocktail or two with friends.


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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Step into nearly 70 years of craftsmanship and elegance at Lakeland Leather. Whether you’re looking for a classic leather jacket or a stylish accessory, their collection of leather goods offers timeless pieces that embody quality and sophistication. Lakeland Leather pride themselves on high quality real leather with natural finishes, meaning every product develops unique variation and characteristics that will only

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Embrace a Sustainable Future: Join Plastic Free July with LUSH Chester

In a world increasingly aware of environmental issues, Plastic Free July has emerged as a powerful movement driving significant change. This annual campaign encourages millions of people globally to reduce their plastic usage and adopt more sustainable habits. Celebrate Plastic Free July this year at LUSH Chester with their shampoo bars! With zero packaging & no preservatives, these shampoo bars

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Step into a world of sparkle and inspiration at Claires ! Whether you’re updating your look or finding the perfect accessory, they have everything you need to express your unique style. Claire’s is a global brand and powerhouse for self-expression, creating exclusive, curated, and fun fashionable jewellery and accessories, whilst also offering world-leading piercing services. Exclusive Collections: Discover the latest trends

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Looking for the perfect spot to unwind in Chester? Look no further than Veeno on Foregate Street in Chester. This cosy Italian wine bar offers you Infamous sharing boards and wine tasting experiences Charming al fresco seating to enjoy the fresh air and sun when it’s out! Two beautiful floors with plenty of space to relax and indulge A dog-friendly

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bennettbrooks chester

New Chester office celebrations for bennettbrooks

Chartered Accountants bennettbrooks hosted a celebration evening recently to mark the relocation of its Chester office. The event, held on Thursday, 27th June, welcomed clients, professional contacts and local Chester businesses to their new premises located in the Coachworks Arcade, overlooking the vibrant new Chester Market development. The evening welcomed fellow Chester businesses, clients, colleagues, and the Lord Mayor of

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Say G’day to children’s TV favourites Bluey and Bingo at Chester Racecourse on Sunday 4 August, as the popular doggy duo make personal appearances at a fun-packed event for families.   The loveable Blue Heeler puppy and her sister, stars of the award-winning animated series Bluey, will be heading to the racecourse for Liverpool John Lennon Airport Family Fun Day.

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