Our projects

During our first three years we have worked hard to deliver a range of projects and events designed to improve the environment, increase footfall and support businesses.

Here are just some of the major projects undertaken and we aim to build on each and everyone year on year:

  • Funded Christmas lighting scheme, including over half a million throughout the town centre year 1 and expanded the scheme with 40 new features in new streets year 2
  • Lord Street tree lights installed to create a year round boulevard of light
  • Brand new planting schemes for summer and winter
  • Bigger, better Christmas lights switch on events, attracting 1,000’s
  • Ice Rink installed for December 2015 & 2017
  • Delivering the Southport Halloween Festival to expand the season into the Autumn half term
  • Joint funding & delivery of the Southport Festival in May
  • Joint BID – STBN Christmas marketing campaign delivered annually
  • Investment prospectus developed and being distributed to landlords, businesses and agents
  • Business Against Crime network established and managed
  • Purple Flag application submitted
  • Body Cameras, taxi marshals and Cop Shop introduced
  • Funding footfall measurement cameras and collection of data
  • Launched Southport Independents Campaign to promote and highlight businesses in Southport
  • Free car parking for late night shopping 2016 and Saturday’s 2015
  • Over 15,000 square metres of street cleaning completed each year