Notice of Appointment of Board Directors

At our  AGM on 28th February 2019 the following board directors were appointed:

Class ‘A’ Levy Paying Member- max 8

  • Nigel Balloch – The Farmers Arms
  • Peter Fraser – Frasers Fish & Chips
  • Isobel Phillips – Fishboy PZ
  • Paul Shaw – Waves Cafe and Bar
  • Sarah Shaw – The Cornish Hen
  • Susan Stuart – Chapel House PZ
  • Claire Whitton – Medusa Piercing and Laser Tattoo Removal

Class ‘B’ Voluntary Member – max 1

  • Nick Hood – Castallack Farm

Class ‘C’ Associated body – max 2

    • Emily Kavanaugh – Penzance Chamber of Commerce
    • Dick Cliffe – Penzance Town Council

The following people have been invited to attend and speak at board meetings as Co-opted Directors:

Guy Coton- D.J. Andrewartha


What do we hope to achieve in Penzance?

Penzance BID is delivering projects in four key areas:


Make Penzance more attractive. Including planting, flags and bunting in particular locations working with public sector to create 'dwell' spaces in specified locations. Develop a consistent visual branding for signage and street furniture. Work with landlords and agents to encourage flexible arrangements to fill empty units. Provide external makeovers of empty units. Produce welcome packs and investor packs for vacant properties to help new businesses to invest.


Deliver a services giving benefits to businesses such as joint procurement, co-ordinated waste management, business to business information sharing, tailored business training and regular networking meetings. Work with the police, town council and other agencies to improve town security.


Deliver a destination marketing campaign for the town along with comprehensive destination portal. Develop programme of events encouraging visitors and residents all year whilst supporting and working with exisiting and new events from other organisatons. Develop a series of town guides for visitors, cruise ships, coaches and tour operators.


Install co-ordinated branded signage to help visitors find their way round the town. Work with public sector to create a 'pay on exit' parking system for Harbour Car Park. Provide a range of guides and maps to help visitors and tour operators find their way around. Provide visitor information in town centre and support continued provision near the train station.