Notice of New Appointments of Board Directors

By the 18th December 2017 we received 11 nominations for the Class ‘A’ Directors. A ballot was held at the AGM on 19th January 2018 and those with the most votes  from Class ‘A’ members have been appointed:

Class ‘A’ Levy Paying Member- max 8

  • Susan Chapman – Blacks Dining Room & Bar
  • Peter Fraser – Frasers Fish & Chips
  • Isobel Phillips – Fishboy PZ
  • Sarah Shaw – The Cornish Hen
  • Susan Stuart – Chapel House PZ
  • Simon Taylor – The Vault
  • 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
  • Paul Shaw – CTA (Causewayhead Traders Association)

Chairman – Nick Hood

Vice Chairman – Susan Stuart

The following organistations have been invited to send a representative to attend and speak at meetings of the Board provided that the representative shall not be permitted to vote at the meeting :

Ian Harris – Cornwall Chamber of Commerce

Jonathan How – Penzance Town Council

James Pulford – Wharfside Shopping Centre

Alan Stewart – Bluefurball Ltd


What do we hope to achieve in Penzance?

The next Members meeting is 5:30pm, 28th February 2019, followed by the AGM at 6:30pm, both will be held at The Alverne Room, St Johns Hall.
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.