Kings Heath BID is hiring!

September 7, 2023

Following the successful ballot to renew the BID for a further five years, we are now seeking to hire a Marketing and Business Support Assistant to help strengthen the BID’s branding, marketing outreach and engagement with our wonderful business community. If you love Kings Heath high street and have the skills to help us take […]

Kings Heath BID helping businesses to save money

September 7, 2023

Place Support Partnership – A Case Study Earlier this year, the BID began working with Place Support Partnership (PSP), a consultancy working nationwide with BIDs helping their members save money on essential overheads such as gas and electricity, telecoms and card processing payments (among other things). PSP spent a day in Kings Heath, holding a […]

February Update from Town Centre Manager Matt

March 21, 2023

Kings Heath’s Town Centre Manager, Matt, works behind the scenes to improve the area and support local businesses to ensure Kings Heath continues to be a thriving community.  Here’s an update from Matt, detailing what he has been up to in February.    Aside from dealing with everything involved in the ballot, positive and negative, […]

Capture Kings Heath 2022: Meet the Winners!

November 2, 2022

Following a number of amazing submissions, the Capture Kings Heath Growing Up Green edition has found its winners! This year, Capture Kings Heath partnered with Growing Up Green, encouraging entrants to celebrate their favourite green spaces, sustainable shops or anywhere in the local area that does its bit to make a difference to the environment. […]

Kings Heath BID Welcomes Two New Directors to the Board

October 18, 2022

As Kings Heath BID arrives at the half-way point of our ballot to take us into the next five years, the Board of Directors are pleased to announce two new members of the Board. Faith Pope, owner of Enki Giftshop on the High Street and Frank Nutt, owner of the Sewing Machine Shop on Poplar […]

Cost-Friendly Kings Heath

October 4, 2022

The cost-of-living crisis is on everyone’s radar at the moment, so we’ve put together this blog to help our community find easy and effective ways to save money using the facilities and businesses on your doorstep.   There are plenty of ways to keep your spending to a minimum here in Kings Heath. If you’re […]

Growing Up Green are Coming to Kings Heath

September 23, 2022

Saturday 24th September marks the beginning of the Growing Up Green Festival!  This Festival celebrates exploring sustainability and nature on our doorstep in light of Big Green Week! Growing Up Green are hosting a number of activities taking place around Kings Heath between 24th September – 1st October, great for young children to learn about […]

Burger & Sauce Kings Heath

Burger & Sauce named as the regional winners of the Uber Eats restaurant of the year award 2022!

July 18, 2022

Birmingham Burger Chain Burger & Sauce, who have a site in Kings Heath, have been named as the regional winners of the Uber Eats restaurant of the year award 2022 and are now progressing to the grand final in London! Burger & Sauce beat nine other restaurants from the Midlands and East Anglia category in […]

LTN Update June 2022

June 30, 2022

Back in October 2021, the BID responded to Birmingham City Council’s People for Places consultation on the LTN. Our response contained 17 comments and 30 recommendations which we were disappointed not to see accounted for when the project team issued an update in March this year. We subsequently sent a letter to the Leader of […]

Voi Scooter Information

May 30, 2022

We have unfortunately had a report of aggressive pavement riding through the high street involving a Voi scooter. There are currently no provisions for hire scooter use on any of the footways within Kings Heath, except for designated parking. Riding on the footway is strictly prohibited except where a designated cycle route or facility exists […]