Notice of New Appointments of Board Directors

We received notification in writing by the deadline of 18th January 2017, from Class ‘A’ members to appoint the following parties:

Class ‘A’ Levy Paying Member- max 8

  • Susan Stuart – Chapel House (also NHP)
  • Theresa James – PRH Estate Agents
  • Ian Harris – Harris Begley Financial Planning
  • Peter Fraser – Frasers Fish & Chip Shop
  • Jonathan Gibbard – Turks Head
  • Sarah Shaw – Cornish Hen
  • Isobel Phillips – Fish Boy
  • Claire Whitton – Medusa Piercing

Class ‘B’ Voluntary Member – max 1

  • Nick Hood – Castallack Farm

Class ‘C’ Associated body – max 2

  • Emily Kavanaugh – Penzance Chamber of Commerce
  • Paul Shaw – CTA

Chairman – Nick Hood

What do we hope to achieve in Penzance?

Imagine what we could do with everybody’s combined business wisdom!
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.