Christmas 2019 Window Competition Terms and Conditions



This competition is open to all levy-paying Northampton Town Centre Businesses (located in the BID area) subject to their application to enter being received by the date of 29 November 2019.

It is run by the Northampton Town Centre BID and all entries will be featured on the BIDs Facebook page, and mentioned on the BIDs Twitter feed.

This competition has been announced to  BID businesses via the November postal Newsletter and in regular  BID  weekly e-bulletins, the BID website and via BDI social media.

How can a town centre business participate?

Businesses who wish to participate need to contact the Northampton town centre Business Improvement District (BID) by 5pmFriday 29th November 2019 by completing a participating form or  emailing or telephoning the BID 01604 837766 or speaking to a BID Host.

All participating businesses will receive a visit from a BID contracted photographer on Tuesday 3rd December 2019, who will take two photos for use for promoting window displays.


All participating businesses will have two photos added on to the BID’s Facebook Page. People wishing to vote will be directed to this page and can vote for their favourite entry (entries). People can like each of the 2 photos for a business and they can also vote for multiple businesses.

The deadline for voting is 9am 17th December 2019

Likes for all entries received on the BID Facebook page will be counted and the winners will be announced by noon on Wednesday  18th December 2019

Facebook likes will be added together for a business’s total score.


The overall winner will be the business participant with the highest overall score. In the event of a tie, there will be joint winners

There will also be one winner for each of the following five areas-

  • Abington Street
  • Bridge Street, Gold Street & Gold Street Mews
  • Sheep Street, The Drapery & The Parade
  • Grosvenor Centre & Market Walk
  • The Cultural Quarter (Derngate, George Row, Guildhall, The Ridings & St Giles Street)

The overall winner/s and the area winners will be announced  by the Northampton town centre BID Facebook Page by noon on Wednesday 18th December 2019

  1. Each area winner will receive an area winner certificate with an additional certificate for the overall winner.   All winners will be featured in the BID ebulletin and via social media and a press release will be issued to the local media
  2. The Judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  3. Winners will be contacted by the BID team in advance of the public announcement and will be contacted by the BID’s PR team for a statement.
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