Pillar 3

Friends of Ilkley Rail Station (FOIRS)

Friends of Ilkley Rail Station (FOIRS)

Ilkley BID have been supporting the Friends of Ilkley Rail Station (FOIRS) in their endeavours to improve the look of and facilities at Ilkley railway station. This involves a wide range of stakeholders including the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, Network Rail,...

Discover Ilkley Lamppost Banners

Discover Ilkley Lamppost Banners

Lamp post banner flags were installed throughout The Grove and Brook Street throughout the summer months of 2021, 2022 & 2023. New flags were purchased in addition to the flags used in 2021 to promote the Ilkley Gift Card. Ilkley BID arranged for the flags to be...

Brook Street Fountain Restoration

Brook Street Fountain Restoration

​Ilkley BID has awarded £15k to the Improving Ilkley group to fund the Brook Street fountain restoration project. The fountain is an important feature in Ilkley and the funding will help with the first stage of the fountain development which is to replace the original...

New Town Centre Map

New Town Centre Map

Under Pillar 3 we are committed to developing maps/visitor guides and trails to enhance the visitor experience. In June 2022 Ilkley BID began to distribute the new town centre map to various locations including the Ilkley Tourist Information Centre. Thanks to local...

Station Road Planting

Station Road Planting

Before and after - the first flowerbed area completed in June 2021.As part of the BID's promise under Pillar 3, Maintaining Ilkley as Attractive Place, Ilkley BID have awarded £5k funding to "Improving Ilkley" a Charitable Trust set up to help pay for the flowerbeds...

Discover Ilkley Lamp Post Banners

Discover Ilkley Lamp Post Banners

Lamp post banner flags were installed  througout The Grove and Brook Street to welcome visitors back to Ilkley after the lockdown in 2021. Ilkley BID have arranged for the flags to be displayed in between the times of the Ilkley Carnival, Ilkley Literature Festival...

Discover Ilkley Lampost Banners

Discover Ilkley Lampost Banners

Ilkley BID have arranged for design and creation of 30 lamp post banners which will be installed throughout the Grove and Brook Street.  To share the cost of installation, the banners will be displayed in between the scheduled times of Ilkley Carnival, Ilkley...

Extension of the Christmas Lights 2020

Extension of the Christmas Lights 2020

As part of the Discover Ilkley at Christmas Campaign in 2020, Ilkley BID arranged and funded an exentsion to the existing Christmas Lights currently faciliated by Ilkley Town Council. Extra lights were purchased and installed along the Grove Promenade, Hawksworth...

Street Cleaning

Street Cleaning

Cleaning of Ilkley town centre paved areas and pavements took place in September 2019. The Street Cleaning team worked during the evening to minimise disruption to commuters, shoppers and visitors. The team used hot water jet washing to remove dirt, oils, chewing gum...

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