Hello & Welcome to Birkenhead BID

Why do we exist?

Created by Wirral Chamber of Commerce, Birkenhead BID aims to encourage more visitors and investment to Birkenhead town centre by working with all business sectors to improve:


Birkenhead Clean Air Day

Supporting local businesses and colleagues from Wirral Council to deliver our very own Clean Air Day event in conjunction to the national Clean Air Day.

Clean Air Day is a chance to find out more about air pollution, share information with friends and colleagues, and help make the air cleaner and healthier for everyone.

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The BID Town Hosts partner with Magenta Living to help keep Birkenhead clean

Working hand in hand with the team from MAGENTA Living Town Host’s Mark Clemson and Joseph Scarth led the cleanup operation from the BID team.

Fly tipping waste was removed from the rear of the shops, graffiti was jet washed from walls, together with the removal of weeds and litter which was cleared ....

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Set Sail for the Tall Ships Weekend in Hamilton Square

Details of Wirral’s entertainment have now been released, featuring a veritable shoal of free activities for all the family to enjoy

Birkenhead Town Hall becomes the canvas for a spectacular 3D projection by award-winning Illuminos inspired by Birkenhead’s people, places and history

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Birkenhead First Sponsorship opportunity

High Impact Advertising - Raised Lamppost Banners

We are delighted to offer BID businesses the opportunity to advertise their company on a number of new banners which will be installed around the perimeter of the BID area in central Birkenhead.   

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Birkenhead BID Patronage for The Hive

The Hive, Wirral’s purpose-built youth facility, has welcomed Birkenhead BID to its network of founder patrons

As a Founder Patron, Birkenhead BID will help the state-of-the-art youth facility deliver its mission of providing young people in Wirral with something to do, somewhere to go and someone to talk to...

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Major new Wilfred Owen exhibition announced

A new sculpture and exhibition will mark a double birthday celebration of Wirral's great war poet

The unveiling and Exhibition launch will take place at The Wilfred Owen Story on Saturday 17th March at 12 noon.

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Wirral New Music Collective - Live Music Innovation Fund

The Wirral New Music Collective need bands with big ideas to take advantage of their Live Music Innovation Fund.

WMC are looking for the most ambitious music groups to help create a live music culture right here on Wirral, focussed on Birkenhead

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X - Make a Mark

An art exhibition reflecting Women’s right to vote.

The Rathbone Studio is holding an exhibition ‘X Make a Mark’ opening on Saturday 10th March where artists will exhibit work reflecting this democratic change that gave women to the right to vote.  

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Market Street and Argyle Street- 'THE OLD HEART OF BIRKENHEAD`

A joint initiative by Wirral Methodist Housing Association and Forum Creative Enterprises asked local businesses to displayed a homemade heart in their shop window

Local residents were then invited to attend and share their memories of the old heart of Birkenhead

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Birkenhead is Open for Business - Commercial Property Event

Birkenhead Business Improvement District (BID) invite you to the very first Birkenhead Commercial Property Showcase Event. Monday 26th March 2018

With the recent announcement that Muse Developments has been selected as the preferred supplier to Wirral Council for the Wirral Growth Company regeneration project, now is the time to reconsider Birkenhead as a place to base a business. 

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Would you like to be a supplier to the Birkenhead BID events team?

Birkenhead BID are excited to be hosting a number of events over the course of 2018 and are looking for a number of suppliers to help

Wherever possible we look to engage local businesses to provide the products and services we require, therefore, we are now asking companies to quote. Pls click below to find out more

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Homeless Awareness Day 2018

Join us for the Homeless Awareness Day in Birkenhead Town Centre on Thursday, February 15

The event will highlight the work that agencies do to support people who are vulnerable and living on the streets.

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It’s all about our community as Progress to Excellence Ltd celebrates year of fundraising

A year of fundraising efforts by Progress to Excellence Ltd and its partners has resulted in a massive sum

The Birkenhead based business has raised almost £10,000 for the charity Autism Together over the last twelve months.

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BID Business Social Media & Marketing Workshops

We are delighted to announce our Digital Marketing and Social Media workshops,

These workshops are free of charge and are available to any business within the Birkenhead BID area. 

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Come and visit our pop-up ‘Age Friendly’ shop!

Some of Wirral’s biggest retailers have been asked to sign up to a new initiative to make shopping easier for older people.

A ‘pop-up’ event is being held at in one of the shop units at The Pyramids, Birkenhead, from 10am-3pm on Wednesday, December 20.

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Waste Savings

Reduce Your Recycling and Waste Costs

Superb Rates Available to BID Members

Biffa have been servicing the waste management needs of the UK since 1912, and with a local Depot in Bromborough, can take care of all of your business waste, ranging from a General Waste collection, dry mixed recycling.

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Insurance Savings
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Lower Business Insurance Rates

Free Insurance Review for Birkenhead First Businesses

The County Group has provided insurance solutions since 2003 and offers excellent rates, plus a range of insurance for businesses, staff, housing, vehicles and personal items.

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Energy Savings
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Reduce Your Energy Bills

Exclusive offer for Birkenhead First BID businesses

If you're a business in the BID, you can take a free energy check to see if you can reduce your energy bills by up to 25%  

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Hear From Our Members

See what other Bid Levy Payers have to say about the work we’re doing in Birkenhead...

“Birkenhead is becoming a cleaner, safer and more welcoming place to shop, work and do business.”
- Paul Griffiths, McDonald's