Birmingham Jewellery Quarter Business Improvement District (BID) has secured  a second term after receiving backing from local businesses.

In a ballot held to determine whether it would return 90% of voters opted for the BID to serve another five-year stint.

Talking to The Birmingham Post Jewellery Quarter BID chairman, Nicola Ridler, comments: “I am delighted the businesses have voted for the BID to continueIt will mean an additional £2.9 million is generated for the Jewellery Quarter over the next five years which will be used for the benefit of businesses as well as for people who live, learn and visit here.”


She continues: “The Jewellery Quarter BID team will now get to work on delivering the services and initiatives set out in our renewal proposal document to unlock the potential of the Jewellery Quarter, attracting more investment, employment and visitors.”

Among the projects planned by the BID are improvements to the public realm, expanding the dedicated cleaning team, boosting recycling facilities for businesses and free public wifi.