12th June 2017

A summer of golf

Summer of Golf Sefton Council and Southport BID are busy preparing a ‘Summer of Golf’ as hundreds of thousands of people head to the borough as
5th June 2017
Southport BID Open 2017 Business Toolkit

Open 2017 Business toolkit

Golf Toolkit available for Southport Businesses A special ‘golf toolkit’ has been produced for local businesses ahead of The 146th Open Golf Championship at Royal Birkdale.
1st June 2017

Free training to get ready for the golf

In partnership with Invest Sefton, we are pleased to be offering businesses access to free training for staff to help prepare for the Open in July.
25th May 2017

Southport Pub Watch announce new ‘Barred from all’ policy

  Licensees and bar owners from throughout the town centre have joined forces to tackle unwanted behaviour and instigated a ‘banned from one, banned from all’
23rd May 2017

Our summer planting is on its way!

Our spectacular winter plants have been taken away so our plant boxes can be prepped for our gorgeous new summer scheme, to be installed early June.
7th May 2017

Our Christmas Ice Rink returns for 2017!

We are excited to announce our plans for Christmas 2017 and an ice rink and an ice rink even bigger and even better than last time!
15th March 2017

Taxi Marshals every weekend

Party-goers in our town centre will now be looked after year round by licensed taxi marshals thanks to Southport Business Improvement District. Starting this weekend and
22nd February 2017

Southport Independents

We are excited to be launching our ‘Southport Independents’ campaign this March. Recent market research for Visit Southport discovered there are more independent restaurants and bars
7th February 2017

The facts & figures

One of the many drivers for the creation of the BID was concerns about falling visitor numbers to the town.   Footfall had been in steady