Read about our current projects; the first Otley Coffee Festival, how we can help you with any rent/lease disputes and the new Visit Otley tourism leaflets are out!
Introducing our new Otley BID Champion, Rachelle Atkin, and updates on all our ongoing projects.
Welcome to the Otley BID February 2019 Update, giving you up to date progress on our current projects. The Big Otley Clean Up After undertaking an assessment of signage around the town we are in the process of cleaning, de-cluttering and removing signage which has been left to deteriorate and look unsightly, with our “Clean […]
December saw Otley BID fund a number of different projects to help different organisations in the town make Otley a thriving and festive place to work, live, and visit: O’Christmas Tree We were delighted to fund the largest number of Christmas trees the town has ever had! We collaborated with the Otley Chamber of Trade […]
By the time you read this the Otley Business Improvement District (Otley BID ) renewal vote will be underway. If you are a part of Otley BID you will have received your voting instructions from Leeds City Council’s Electoral Services who run the ballet on our behalf. You can vote anytime between 8th October and […]
The Otley BID Ballot 2018 – “VOTE YES”! Last month we were delighted to be able to show you how the last five years of the Otley Business Improvement District (BID) has made a difference to our town and its businesses. Our 5 year term will end in March 2019 which means that all Otley levy paying […]
By the time you read this we will have reluctantly said goodbye to our part time BID Manager, Peter Mudge . He has worked for the BID for 3 years and without his help we would not have managed quite a few of our achievements. We wish him all the best in his new full […]
As our 1st term draws to a close we are delighted with the difference the last 4 years of the Otley Business Improvement District (BID) has made to our town and it’s businesses. With the help of our local business owners, Otley BID generates an additional £350,000 each 5 year term. So far in the […]
Thoughts on a BID By Peter Mudge – Otley BID Manager “Many, possibly most of you, have had discussions with me over items of particular interest to you, for example finding new locations for light industry, improving transport links, signage to your business, finding appropriate experts to help with projects. All these, and more […]
In November 2018 a vote will be held to see if businesses within the designated BID area would like it to continue for another five years to 2024. If they vote “no” the BID will end in March 2019 taking many thousands of pounds worth of investment out of the town. Therefore the BID Board […]