Better Bankside is the third BID in the UK, the second in London and the first south of the river. A Business Improvement District (BID) is an independent, business-owned and led company, which seeks to improve a given location for commercial activity. Better Bankside's members are the 460 companies in the BID area who pay its annual 'levy'. Many of these are heavily involved in the governance of the company.
Rachel Fitzgerald, Better Bankside - Better Bankside supports STEP because they play a key role in bringing two communities together that may not ordinarily meet. Through the partnership between the education sector and the theatre community that STEP facilitates, hundreds of young people are given the fantastic opportunity to discover what they’re truly capable of.