Manchester BID is the city’s Business Improvement District: a consortium of 400 leading retailers and restaurants. We bring businesses together to support growth and create a vibrant, resilient city.

In this difficult time, we will continue to offer help to the Manchester city centre business community. We are working closely with Manchester and Salford Councils, The Growth Company, Transport for Greater Manchester, Marketing Manchester, Greater Manchester Combined Authority, Greater Manchester Police, Manchester’s homelessness charity network and other statutory and professional bodies.

We are here to help support your business. Do follow us @CityCo and CityCo Manchester on LinkedIn for our updates.

Vaughan Allen, Chief Exec
CityCo and Manchester Business Improvement District

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Manchester BID Out of Office

Following Government guidelines staff are now working from home. We are available on email.

To speak with the BCRP, please call 07545 438 214
To speak with Operations, please call 07917 058 412
For general enquiries, please call 0754 013 0736


  • 1st Manchester rated England's top shopping destination outside London in Colliers latest research
  • £22.5M AVE of national, regional and local press coverage for the BID's public festivals and events
  • 900M Retail spend in Manchester city centre each year

Let’s say a big thank you to the amazing NHS during this tremendously challenging time of Coronavirus. Let’s turn our city NHS blue in support.

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