Independent Nottingham

Independent businesses are a crucial point of difference for Nottingham’s retail and leisure offerings and we are committed to recognising and celebrating their vital contribution to the local economy through the dedicated Independent City stream of delivery.

Our next Independent Advisory Group is coming up on Thursday 1 September 2022, 9.30-10.30am. We're looking for new perspectives from business owners and their teams, from across the city.

We’re pleased to announce this event will be held at new Hockley based venue Boca Lima, where we will be joined by guest speakers:

• Business & IP Centre will tell us about their support services, particularly around finances. There will be a chance to book in with Mary and her team to have further conversations around saving money.

• Nottingham City Council. This is your chance to catch up with the City Centre Management Team

Hear about what Nottingham BID is planning and help by offering your unique perspective as a small business owner. There will be time to network and meet other business owners too.

We will serve complimentary refreshments, including fresh coffee and yummy breakfast items.

All independent Nottingham high street business owners and/or a team member are invited to attend, just register here.


Independent Nottingham Branding - July 2021

Independent Nottingham Branding - July 2021

We are delighted to present Independent Nottingham - the new branding for the Independent City strand of Nottingham BID’s strategy. 

Click HERE to download the marketing kit with digital assets for you to download and use.

We hope that you’ll love it as much as we do!

Let customers know you’re part of Nottingham’s rich, diverse and exciting community and celebrate by displaying a new window sticker! We’ve also created posters that you can customise to suit your needs. Use a Sharpie pen to promote any special offers using the blank space available on the poster. To order a FREE window sticker and/or poster, fill in this super quick order form:



Explore Nottingham's thriving independent business community. Discover the independent business you need with our helpful directory!

Nottingham is home to one the best and biggest independent scenes in the entire UK. From fashion to food, coffee, gifts and much more; you're sure to find just what you're looking for. Take a peek at our directory to see an extensive list of the city's businesses and where to find them. 


We will keep you up to date with opportunities as and when they arise.



- Your NCC Contact is Vaughen Crompton

Creative Quarter

- Visit Nottinghamshire

High Level Skills | Nottingham Trent University

 - Sign up for a free, online business support surgery with a D2N2 Growth Hub Account Manager

- Brexit: new rules

Covid-19 Mental Health Support

- You can report any problems to the CPOs by calling 101 or 0115 915 2020 or online at:

- For regular updates please follow @nottspolice as well as Nottingham City Centre CPOs @NottmCityCPOs on Twitter.



Search for Nottingham BID - Independents group and ask to join the private group.


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