BUSINESS GROWTH AND INVESTMENT: Business Growth and Investment in Northampton town centre
To encourage growth, development and investment of businesses which complement and build on the strengths of the Northampton town centre
Activities for the period 2016-2020 will include:
· Influence, support and encouraging plans and proposals for new buildings, signage, building refurbishments and public realm developments which build upon the town centre strengths, serve to develop the town centre’s identity and complement and develop the characteristics of each part of the Northampton town centre BID area.
· Seek to secure funding for a refresh of the retail strategy for the town centre and leads its implementation with partners
· Work with partners, landlords and property agents to market the town centre to potential new retailers and investors in-line with recommendations from an updated retail strategy for the town centre
· Work with other organisations to monitor footfall, commercial performance, parking statistics, customer perceptions and other key measures across the Northampton town centre BID area and provide regular reports and performance updates for businesses.