Salisbury Business Improvement District

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May 2017 Footfall
7.9%
Year to Date % Change
503, 406
Business Visits in May
823, 739 Total visitors for May

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“It’s great to see the BID street cleaning team in action; the High Street area approaching the Cathedral gate was looking fresh clean and appealing to visitors and locals alike today.”

Dean Speer, Mydleton & Major

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BID Judges SWBOYA 2017

Salisbury BID have once again supported the fantastic South Wilts Business of the Year Awards, this year by sponsoring the BID Retailer Award. We were delighted by the number of entrants to the retailer award and our judges have enjoyed interviewing and getting a deeper insight into some of our city's businesses, and have now shortlisted our five finalists.

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Meet the Salisbury BID team

Robin McGowan, Chief Executive

Robin McGowan, Chief Executive

Robin has nearly 20 years’ experience in the financial services sector with particular interest in business growth. Through this work, he has developed a keen understanding of business requirements and business planning. Prior to joining the Salisbury BID, Robin worked as a Business Adviser with Business Link and before that was in Business Banking.

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Steve Godwin, Business Manager

Steve Godwin, Business Manager

Steve, a local man, joined Robin in the team, working to develop best practice and a partnership approach between retailers, licensed trade, local businesses and regulatory bodies in Salisbury. Aiming to develop a vibrant and growing afternoon and evening economy, Steve is working with Wiltshire Council on the City’s Purple Flag status and brings to the BID team a strong background of partnership working, publicity and promotion. His passion is for Salisbury to become the number one centre of the south.

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Andy Milton, City Ranger

Andy Milton, City Ranger

After completing nearly 15 years in the British Army, 9 years in the parcel delivery sector and nearly 5 years in the care industry Andy joins BID with a wealth of knowledge and a can-do attitude. Having an eye for detail, he likes to class himself as a people’s person. ‘Stop me, ask me and I will do whatever I can to help you sort it out.’ Constantly learning every day, Andy is passionate in everything he does.

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Nathan Bull, City Ranger

Nathan Bull, City Ranger

Nathan has come from an interesting background. Firstly, he spent several years working with the city as an ambassador, then as a civil enforcement officer working in the public eye. Nathan explains “these jobs gave me a great insight to our historic and market thriving city”. Away from the working atmosphere Nathan enjoys horticulture and keeping chickens that have been saved from slaughter. “I am very approachable individual, and proud to be joining Salisbury BID, if you see me about I will also try my best to answer questions.

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Steph Shearing, Events & Marketing Manager

Steph Shearing, Events & Marketing Manager

Steph graduated from The University of Brighton, after completing a degree in International Event Management. After completing her degree, she landed the role of events co-ordinator for the international charity Help for Heroes, where she was integral to the project management of their national Colossal Cake Sale Campaign. After 3 years at Help for Heroes, Steph took a career break to travel to the USA, Canada, Japan and Hong Kong. She then landed the role of Events Manager for Eagle One where she organised the Wilton Shopping Village ice rink in 2014. She will be the main point of contact for all BID funded local events and the Christmas Market.

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Charlotte Bruce-Kerr, Events & Marketing Assistant

Charlotte Bruce-Kerr, Events & Marketing Assistant

After graduating from Brighton Institute of Modern Music with a degree in event management, Charlotte has returned home and joins the BID team full time as an events and marketing assistant. She helps with Salisbury Christmas Market, Visit Salisbury, BID marketing and events.

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Kirby Dunwell, Business Support Co-ordinator

Kirby Dunwell, Business Support Co-ordinator

Kirby has just completed her undergraduate degree in history at the University of Exeter where she was a member of the university Welcome Team who work alongside local police and authorities to ensure the safety of students on and off campus. Kirby is a keen philanthropist and has fundraised and volunteered for many local and national charities.

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Richard Goodman, Crime Prevention Officer

Richard Goodman, Crime Prevention Officer

Richard has just completed 30 years with Wiltshire Police, the last ten years with the Neighbourhood Policing teams looking after Salisbury. Richard has worked in local community policing solving problems and issues that really mattered to residents and business and has a passion for Salisbury and knows that to get the best results you need to work with business, councils, charities, and individuals. He is pleased and excited that he can use his experience to develop and grow the good work that is happening in Salisbury.

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Latest Offers

Latest Offers

Discover the new Taste of Rouge menu - a collection of timeless bistro classics with 3 courses and a glass of Prosecco for just £30. Visit Café Rouge website to find out more.

Known as ‘the city in the countryside’, Salisbury is surrounded by a landscape so quintessentially English it’s almost too good to be true. If you pause on the edge of the water-meadows to take in the awesome sight of the Cathedral rising up from these lush green fields, it’s easy to understand why Salisbury was named as one of the world's Top 10 Cities to visit in 2015 by Lonely Planet.

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Events

Salisbury Christmas Market - 23 Nov-22 Dec

Salisbury Christmas Market - 23 Nov-22 Dec

Date: Thursday 23rd November- Friday 22nd December
Location: Guildhall Square
Admission: Free

Salisbury Christmas Market returns to the heart of this medieval city for its sixth consecutive year. This sees a mixture of new and returning award-winning exhibitors, who will be housed in beautiful German style wooden chalets.

Market opening times:
Monday-Wednesday 10am-6pm
Thursday 10am-8pm (food quarter open until 8.30pm)
Friday-Saturday 10am- 6.30pm (food quarter open until 8.30pm)
Sunday 10am- 4pm (food quarter open until 5pm)

Giant Christmas Bauble - 2 Dec

Giant Christmas Bauble - 2 Dec

Date: Saturday 2nd December
Time: 10am
Location: Old George Mall
Admission: Free

Something big and red will appear in the Old George Mall for one day only! Step inside this giant bauble, which makes a perfect photo opportunity.

Salisbury Nutcracker Trail - 16 Dec

Salisbury Nutcracker Trail - 16 Dec

Date: Saturday 16th December
Time: 10am
Location: Salisbury City Centre

Can you find all the Nutcrackers hidden around Salisbury city centre? Find them all for a chance to win a prize.

Meet the Reindeers - 17 Dec

Meet the Reindeers - 17 Dec

Date: Sunday 17th December
Time: 10am-3pm
Location: The Maltings
Admission: Free

As Christmas approaches, meet the animals who are responsible for helping Santa deliver presents to children across the world! These magical reindeers will be visiting Salisbury for just one day, so make sure you don’t miss them.

Face Painting - 21 Dec

Face Painting - 21 Dec

Date: Thursday 21st December
Time: 10am-4pm
Location: High Street
Admission: Free

The wonderful Salisbury based Tanya Renner will be working her face-painting magic in Salisbury High Street! Tanya will be on hand to bring you colourful and artistic designs to life.