HWBIDCo, the Business Improvement District for High Wycombe, has been successful in achieving a third term, winning the vote with 87% of businesses by number and 97% by rateable value. Businesses have voted to approve the organisation’s proposals for a further five years.
HWBIDCo is an independent not-for-profit partnership, democratically elected to work on behalf of over 675 businesses within High Wycombe town centre.
The organisation has responsibility for a number of initiatives to improve the town centre and increase footfall.
Melanie Williams, CEO of HWBIDCo said:
‘We are absolutely thrilled that once again we have received the support of businesses within the town centre to allow us to continue our work investing in and making High Wycombe town centre a better place for visitors and people who live and work here.
‘The fact that 87% of voting businesses support the BID demonstrates the value we bring to the town and shows that the improvements we make are recognised by the local business community. We look forward to continuing our work supporting local businesses and attracting visitors to the town centre’.
Mark Coldham owner of The Massage Company and Chairman of HWBIDCo added:
‘I speak for many businesses in the area who really appreciate the work that HWBIDCo does and the valuable contribution the organisation make to High Wycombe town centre which has been particularly important in reinvigorating the town following the pandemic.
‘We look forward to seeing the new initiatives it will introduce to support the town centre’s journey to becoming the beating heart of the town.’
For more information on HWBIDCo, please visit: www.hwbidco.co.uk.