Chairman's Blog

Incubating new businesses

February 2019

While the papers may be awash with negative news stories concerning the high street, we can’t help but feel inspired and re invigorated by the new wave of business communities...

Dear Shopper

July 2018

By the time you read this, our celebration of the 140 independent shops, food and drink outlets of Chichester will be under way. You’re in for a bumper month because...

Public Talk with Colin Hicks

July 2018

A Future for Shopping in Chichester with Colin Hicks, BID Chairman at the invitation of and chaired by Chichester City Council. This talk is FREE for all concerned citizens and...

The BID and the Chichester Vision

February 2018

The Chichester Vision, now called Chichester Tomorrow, has been approved by the District Council and has been published with an accompanying Action Plan. You can download all the final versions...

Understanding Consumer Trends

February 2018

The Chichester Vision has now been published and working parties are being set up. As part of the preparation for this fresh approach to the City, research was commissioned on...

The UK High Street and Chichester

February 2018

Did you know? Consumer Data Only a fifth of UK shoppers said they believed that the high street or shopping centre closest to their home had improved in the past...

How Friendly is your Business?

February 2018

The demise of the high street will exacerbate loneliness The demise of the high street is having far-reaching, adverse impacts on many aspects of social life. Historically, human interaction through...