Brochures for GO! Southampton Business Improvement District
In our first term, we have worked tirelessly to ensure that Southampton is a place where businesses can thrive. We’ve delivered saving schemes for our members, brought in new investment and helped provide training for businesses and young people in the city.
We’ve worked with The Big Issue and Saints Foundation to give local people from disadvantaged backgrounds unique opportunities to create content for The Big Issue Southampton Takeover magazine. This project has been a huge success, providing local people with work and training whilst raising Southampton’s profile.
GO! Southampton has played a leading role in the city’s bid to become UK City of Culture 2025 – securing substantial investment to take this bid forward. UK City of Culture 2025 bid
Winning this competition would have a transformative effect on Southampton, raising the city’s profile, increasing visitors
and boosting the economy. We have involved local businesses at every stage of the bid process, from shaping the application through to developing our commercial strategy.
Regardless of the outcome, this bid has enabled us to work with local businesses to identify future priorities to support the city’s economic growth – and secure investment to fund long-term plans.