Plymouth businesses have voted to renew Plymouth Waterfront Partnership’s Business Improvement District for another five years and raise nearly £2m in levy cash.PWP supports about 900 businesses along the city’s waterfront – from Royal William Yard to Mount Batten, including the Barbican, Queen Anne’s Battery and Plymouth Hoe. The BID will now run until at least March 2027,its third term. PWP’s new Business Plan aims to support businesses by encouraging increased footfall and economic prosperity, making continued improvements to the public realm and supporting wider city initiatives such as the new Plymouth Sound National Marine Park.
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The business plan envisages £1,883,430 being raised from a levy on businesses and supplemented with another £100,000 from other sources. It means events such as Plymouth Pirates Weekend, Seaf …