Altrincham BID

Working Groups

Business Active Travel Group

This group meets quarterly, and its key objective is to look at ways to support and encourage Altrincham's business community to cycle, walk and use more sustainable modes of transport. The group’s founding Chair was Pete Swift, MD Planit-IE and it is currently chaired by Cllr Michael Welton and Daniel Peacock, Kitson Architecture, supported by Altrincham BID.

View the group meeting minutes for more information.

Town Management & Retail Security

The Town Management & Retail Security Group meets quarterly. The aim of the meeting is to look at ways of addressing issues like fly tipping, graffiti, commercial bins, retail security and any other town management matters. The meeting is attended by BID board member Liz McKinlay, Manager M&S, representatives from Trafford Council and Amey, Greater Manchester Police, the Stamford Quarter, Altrincham Interchange, Our Altrincham and an Altrincham resident, as well as interested BID businesses.

The meeting dates for 2024 are:

Thursday 15th February
Thursday 30th May
Thursday 5th September
Thursday 28th November

View the group meeting minutes for more information.

Landlord's Forum

This group will brings together landlords, letting agents and developers.

The purpose of the group is to:

  • To enhance understanding of the commercial and residential property market in Altrincham
  • To improve the appearance of vacant properties where possible
  • To identify any emerging trends/issues in the town centre
  • To discuss consultations/planning applications
  • To update on developments in progress and planned
  • To influence the future make-up of the town centre
  • To facilitate information sharing between private landlords, letting agents, developers, and Trafford Council

Recycling and Compostable Packaging

This groups aim is to look at issues around the disposal of compostable and recyclable packaging. Three-quarters of the town's coffee shops have invested in compostable packaging and the purpose of the group is to share best practice and to look at ways of collectively improving the system. The group is attended by BID businesses and a representative from Environmental Services at Trafford Council.

If you are interested in getting involved in any of the BID’s working groups email info@altrinchambid.com

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