Our Aberdare

Project categories: 
Business Improvement District
Client: 
Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council and Our Aberdare BID board
Assignment: 

Feasibility, campaign, ballot, setup and interim support of Our Aberdare Business Improvement District (BID).

Timescale: 
2018 - 2020
Project Description: 

Our Aberdare BID began operating in April 2020 following a successful ballot in March 2020, in which 69% of ballots cast were in favour of establishing the BID.

The means carried out the feasibility study for and managed the Our Aberdare BID’s ballot campaign in 2019 and company setup during the BID’s first two quarters, from April to September 2020.

Following its successful setup, Our Aberdare BID will be working toward:

• Improving the look of Aberdare town centre
• Creating a calendar of events throughout the town
• Strengthening the voice of businesses on matters that affect them
• Improving the signage in and around the town
• Creating an Aberdare hub to include an information and advice centre for businesses and visitors and a potential co-working space
• Incentivising people to shop locally with a loyalty scheme
• Bringing extra money into the town through grant schemes

Website: ouraberdare.com

Facebook: @OurAberdareBID
Twitter: @OurAberdareBID
Instagram: @OurAberdareBID

Oct.21.2020