UPDATE: After a successful turnout of 54%, Southend BID is to continue for a second five-year term.

85% in favour by number and 89% in favour by rateable value.

After a successful five years of Southend BID’s host of events, projects and initiatives, it is time for you, our businesses, to decide, via a vote, if they would like these services and others to for a second five-year term. Read our business plan to find out all the amazing things the BID has done over the last five years and what you have asked for for the next five years.


The ballot period takes place from Friday 6th October to Thursday 2nd November. Levy-paying businesses have been sent a printed copy of the Southend BID business plan and a letter containing details on how to vote.

A copy of the draft Operating Agreement can be found here.

A full list of streets can be found here.

The presentation from the Launch Event can be found here.

A promotional film of our events over the past five years can be viewed here.