BID Welcomes New Commercial Partners

6th March 2020

Lancaster BID is delighted to welcome Stagecoach and Lancaster University Students' Union who both join Holdens Solicitors as GOLD partners to BID to support our work during 2020-21. Lancaster & Morecambe Living Magazine have also finalised details of their headline sponsorship of the Lancaster BID Ambassador Awards.

Stagecoach has signed up as a GOLD partner and will be the headline sponsor of the Christmas Lights Switch On this year. A Stagecoach representative said "Stagecoach are proud to become a commercial partner of Lancaster BID. We have invested significantly in our service provision in Lancaster and the surrounding areas in recent months and wholeheartedly support the priorities of Lancaster BID and look forward to working in partnership to further improve and promote the area."


Lancaster University Student Living has also signed up as a GOLD partner and will be the headline sponsor of Festa Italia. They explain why it fits with their remit supporting students in the city. "Living and Lancaster University Students' Union are proud to be sponsoring the Lancaster Business Improvement District for 2020, helping support the local area and getting more students involved in the great things planned. Living is the Students' Union lettings agent helping students find LUH accredited housing off campus and to integrate in to the Lancaster community.


At the Students' Union we are currently in the throes of organising Roses, our Varsity against York University and the biggest tournament of its type in Europe (1st - 3rd May). If you would like to stream any of the fixtures in your venue or would like to support us in other ways please just get in touch with Stu on We have advertising space available in our event programme with a distribution of 5,000, with full pages priced at £100+VAT and banner ads for £50+VAT. A great opportunity for exposure or for any offers you would like to run over the weekend for students."


Finally Lancaster & Morecambe Living magazine is delighted to be the headline sponsor of this year's Lancaster BID Ambassadors' Awards.

The glossy lifestyle magazine, which launched last year to celebrate the Lancaster, Morecambe and Wyre area, can be found in supermarkets, pubs, shops and a wide range of other places across the area.

If any BID members would like a stand with a regular top up of the bi-monthly magazine please contact

The magazine is a free pick up and a great addition for your regular customers.


Commercial partner opportunities are still available ranging from Gold and Silver packages down to the more affordable category sponsors at the BID Ambassador Awards. If your business wants to sign up contact or phone 01524 590650.

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