Tell us what you think

We want to hear from you on what you feel Newham BID should deliver in its second term and whether you would support contributing towards the BID.

* 1. The Vision for Newham & Port of Truro 2018 – 2023

‘To improve and raise the profile of Newham & Port of Truro through
making it more attractive, accessible, safer and better promoted’

Do you agree with this vision?

Theme 1 – Access and Attractiveness

Please indicate your views of each of the following project ideas by ticking the appropriate boxes

* 2. Continuing maintenance contract to keep communal areas tidy, hedges and grass cut etc

* 3. Landscaping/planting communal areas to make Newham more attractive e.g. flower beds or planters

* 4. New infrastructure such as benches, heritage/interpretation boards etc

* 5. Lobbying for improvements to the roads around Newham & Port of Truro e.g resurfacing, road widening

* 6. Enforcement of traffic regulations

* 7. Bike scheme from Newham for employees to use to access Truro city centre

* 8. Provision of more signs in key locations across Newham & Port of Truro

* 9. Maintenance of current signs ensuring slats are updated when businesses change

* 10. Any other ideas to improve Access and Attractiveness?

Theme 2 – Safety and Security

Please indicate your views of each of the following project ideas by ticking the appropriate boxes

* 11. Maintaining the CCTV system, providing a monitoring/review service and liaison between police and businesses who are victims of crime

* 12. Providing security patrols during the evenings and weekends to deter criminal activity

* 13. Providing a security/warden service during the daytime to tackle incidents associated with anti-social behaviour alongside the river and other locations where such activity takes place

* 14. Any other ideas to improve Safety and Security?

Theme 3 – Marketing & PR

Please indicate your views of each of the following project ideas by ticking the appropriate boxes

* 15. Promotion of Newham & Port of Truro via various media channels

* 16. Joint marketing initiatives working with Truro BID

* 17. Business to business trading opportunities where Newham BID provides a platform for levy payers to promote their services to each other

* 18. If you support the idea of marketing and PR, please answer the following two questions:
a) Please prioritise (from 1 – 5; 1 being the highest and 5 being the lowest) the list below:

* 19. b)   Please prioritise the following digital forms of communication in terms of their importance to your business (from 1-3; 1 being the highest and 3 being the lowest):

* 20. Any other ideas to improve Marketing and PR? - Is there anything we can do to promote your business?

Theme 4 – Services to Businesses including cost savings

Please indicate your views of each of the following project ideas by ticking the appropriate boxes

* 21. Representing the views of businesses on key issues such as access, fly tipping, parking, planning issues, drainage etc

* 22. Making cost savings for businesses through a support based company (rather than commission based) with levy payers saving on telecoms, energy, merchant services etc. In some cases, this could make the BID levy cost-neutral. A trial of three businesses on Newham has demonstrated the likely success of this service

* 23. Facilitating networking opportunities on Newham for mutual business and social benefit

* 24. Workshops/Training e.g. financial planning, health and safety, risk assessments, IT, marketing etc

* 25. Any other ideas to improve Services to Businesses Including Cost Savings?

* 26. Further Comments

Please use the space below to add any further comments or to put forward any other ideas or suggestions for the second term of Newham BID

* 27. Your Reaction

Based on what you have read and your priorities, would you vote ‘yes’ for Newham BID to continue for a second term?

* 28. Your Details

* 29. Voter

Will you be the person voting in the Newham BID ballot?

* 30. If No, please provide the contact details for the person who will vote below:

Thank you for your time

If you have any questions or comments about Newham BID and the renewal please contact Mel Richardson, BID Manager on 07968 508295 or email