About Us

Bournemouth Coastal BID is a not for profit, independent voice

that represents the varied community of levy payers.


Locally focused and business-led, together we continuously improve our areas,

ensuring they are recognised as welcoming, safe, and clean destinations.




Day & Night

We aim to raise the profile of the area as a year round destination.

We do this by highlighting the uniqueness and variety of the destination,

our individual trading districts and supporting your business in doing their work.

The Bournemouth Coastal BID is business run and working alongside a range of other partners

with the Board of Directors (drawn from local business representatives who

work on a voluntary basis) have striven over the last 10 years to deliver the business plan projects.

Meet the team

Strong and effective governance guides all dealings with contributors and our wider community with a policy of complete transparency and accountability.

Paul Clarke

Bournemouth Coastal BID Chair

General manager of Bournemouth Carlton and East Cliff Court Hotels.

Steady hand and reasoned logic steering the ship,

representing the interests of hotels.

Rock music fan.

Peter Ruscoe

Bournemouth Coastal BID Vice Chair

General Manager of the Sovereign Shopping Centre in Boscombe
A sharp analytical mind with great retail knowledge.
Avid football supporter and road cyclist.

Fiona McArthur

Bournemouth Coastal BID Manager

Legal Background, creative and excellent multitasker.
Heading up HQ at Bournemouth Coastal Bid.

Cheese and labrador fan.

Sonia Shaw

Operations Executive

Olympic sporting background and production, organised and proactive. 

Art, Music and culture lover.

Adam Horan

Environmental Steward

Technological background in sound engineering and photography,

expert in all things plant related and composting genius.

Scooter fan.

Bill Pilkington

Environmental Steward

Mechanical engineering background,

yet to find a machine or gadget he cannot fix or improve.

Vintage motorbike and gravy fan.

Board Members

Eytan Krip

Board Member

West Cliff Representative. Owner of the Collingwood Hotel.

Our eyes and ears to the ground on the West Cliff.

Perceptive and decisive.

Andreas Booth

Board Member

Boscombe representative.

Owner of Specsavers.

Quick thinking and sharp.

Fan of wild camping.

Justin Brandon

Board Member

Westbourne representative.

Owner of Scape Interiors.

Creative with an eye on all things Westbourne related.

David Bailey

Board Member

Bournemouth Hoteliers Association representative.

Many years experience running a first class hotel on the East Cliff.

Knows everyone, and great ambassador for the BID.  Open water swimmer.

Download Our Business Plan Here

Quick Takeaways

Bournemouth Coastal BID at a glance
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