Hemel Hempstead

CMS appointed to provide management support to Hemel Hempstead BID

CMS has been appointed to provide management support to the recently established Hemel Hempstead BID.

Following a successful BID turnout, 84% of businesses voted in favour for a BID by number, with 86% of businesses in favour by rateable value.

Almost £1million of BID levy investment will be put back into Hemel Hempstead over the next five years, supplementing planned regeneration work by Dacorum Borough Council and Capital & Regional, owners of the Marlowes Shopping Centre.

CMS will now work alongside the BID to focus on the following areas, to support the local business community interests:

  • Improving visitor experience and the working environment
  • Accessibility
  • Cleanliness. waste remove and recycling
  • Place marketing

Vince Williams, Director of Hemel Hempstead BID said:

"After a strong vote in favour of the BID for Hemel, we are delighted to be working with CMS to move forward and deliver services that add real value to the business community. The BID coupled with the exciting developments that have already taken place and those that are to come have the potential to continue seeing Hemel move from strength to strength."

Paul Clement, CEO of CMS commented:

"The CMS BID management portfolio continues to expand and this latest addition is extremely welcome. We are very pleased to have been retained to provide management services to Hemel Hempstead, an operational BID with ambitious plans for the next five years. Our first priority is to appoint an experienced BID Manager to work with us and the local team to help deliver on the Business Plan priorities."

For more information on the Hemel Hempstead BID, click here to view their business plan.

Editors notes:

This BID will run from 2018 -2023. For more information, please contact lee@centralmanagementltd.com 

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