CURRENT NEWS ON THE BID PROGRAMME

Security and Crime Prevention "Addressing the problems"

CCTV Control RoomPark CCTV Scheme (Mici Cameras) The investment in the Business Park "state of the art" CCTV system monitored 24/7 by Bristol City Council, has been a sound one, providing a strong deterrent to counter criminal acts and re-assuring personal safety for those working and visiting the Park.

Business Watch signVehicle number plate CCTV cameras are now deployed on the park re-inforcing the effectiveness of the main park CCTV system. Additional signage has been erected to warn of their deployment.

Further CCTV Signage Erected Around the Park Additional A3 signage has recently been erected to cover all units and to re-inforce the CCTV message at every business point.

Business Watch Signage Also Erected !! Large and impressive Business Watch signs have been erected at strategic points around the Park.

Police Liason Meetings with the Beat Manager, Avon and Somerset Police are held when trends and incidents on the Park are discussed and action agreed.

Environmental Programme - "Park Businesses playing their Part !!"

Green Capital signSignage - Bristol "Green" Capital - Cater Business Park was in the first tranche of organisations to support the Bristol City Council Environmental Initiative and impressive signage is erected at various points around the Park to provide appropriate publicity.

Park Environmental Policy "well received" - The Park Environmental Policy developed jointly by the Envision Programme and CBPTG Ltd, has been well received by companies, providing a first step or reinforcing individual company environmental policies and activities.

Company Resource Saving - A Resource Study has been completed with participating companies following on from work in producing The Park Environmental Policy. Companies were given consultant assistance to calculate their own in house resource costs and ways to make potential savings.

Park Services under the BID Programme:

  1. Recycling - Arrangements are in place for a weekly Thursday Park recycling collection by Bristol Waste funded through BID income. It has been welcomed by businesses.
  2. Keeping Business Frontages Tidy - In similar fashion, a weekly attendance is in place to assist companies with the clearing of litter and treatment of weeds, which detracts from the appearance of the Park if left unattended. Again, the service has been welcomed by companies.

And finally at this time - Park Planting - Previous planting of trees, hedging and plants are now maturing well.

Business Support and Park Promotion

With the new BID3 programme for the next five years in place, the Park Directors and BID Manager, will be considering business support and Park Promotion topics.