Halifax BID

Bid Levy

The Vision

To develop Halifax town centre into a quality destination and a great place for business, leisure and culture with a profile which is recognised regionally and nationally, for being family-friendly, welcoming and inclusive to all and which builds upon its heritage and looks to the future.’


Objective 1


Lively & Well Promoted


To develop and promote the strengths and characteristics of Halifax and build awareness of its retail, professional service, leisure and cultural offer locally, regionally and nationally.



Amount the BID will spend:£614,000 over 5 years

Objective 2


Smart & Attractive


To create a sense of ‘place’ for visitors and people working in the town centre to enjoy.


Amount the BID will spend:£437,000 over 5 years

Objective 3


Welcoming & Accessible


To provide a welcoming and easily accessible place for visitors, workers and residents to explore.


Amount the BID will spend:£637,000 over 5 years

Objective 4


A great business & leisure offer


To encourage growth, development and investment of businesses which complement and build on the strengths of Halifax town centre.


Amount the BID will spend:£614,000 over 5 years

Paying your Levy

Every business in Halifax town centre (with a rateable value above £6K) is required to pay a levy which is in addition to business rates and needs to be paid separately.


Prompt payment will help ensure that the objectives from our business plan, which were voted in favour of, will come to fruition. Thank you

How To Pay

BACS/Internet Banking: You will need to contact your bank to make arrangements to pay this way. Payments should be made to National Westminster Bank PLC. The account to be credited is Calderdale MBC, Head Office Collection Account, Sort Code 62-21-45. The bank account number should be formatted as 00000000 (eight zeros). Please ensure that your BID payment reference number is quoted in full with no spaces.


Internet by debit or credit card: Pay online 24 hours a day via the Council website www.calderdale.gov.uk, please note that a surcharge will be made for credit card payments, no charge is made for debit card payments.


Payment by Post: Please make cheques payable to Calderdale MBC and send to Halifax BID Limited, PO Box 51, Halifax, HX1 1TP. Please write your BID account reference number and property address on the back of the cheque.


Many thanks,


Halifax BID

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