B2B Newsletter: January 25th 2024 – Hamilton BID

Free 30min parking trial proceeding 1st February:

Plans to open Quarry Street and Cadzow Street to traffic and the provision of free 30-minute parking in marked zones, is proceeding as planned, according to our source at South Lanarkshire Council. 

The trial, initiated by Hamilton Our Town and implemented by SLC aims to provide an economic boost for the businesses, alongside an improved visitor experience within the BID area. Over the 18-month trial period, we will be monitoring footfall alongside engaging with the business community to measure its impact, ahead of permanent changes or further proposals. 

As a reminder, the trial enables free 30-minute parking on Quarry Street (former pedestrianised zone), Cadzow Street and Townhead Street within marked areas, In the case of Cadzow Street and Townhead Street, the existing bays are the areas where parking is permitted, (between Leechlee Road and Townhead Street).  Signage on Quarry Street is being set up currently indicating the zone. Delivery vehicles can still access the area but must use the parking zones. Lastly, Keith Street access will be for public transport vehicles only.

Updates will be provided here with any changes, challenges or good news stories related to the trial.

Participate at our market:

Applications are open for our 2024 event dates with the 1st market of the year taking place on 2nd March in the Regent Centre as part of the Hamilton Spring Fest24. We already have limited availability for the spring dates which are filling up fast with local vendors. Apply today: https://forms.gle/TGpEZNhGSpp4uQxp9

Showcase your business in the Hamilton Spring Festival24, online guide:

If you have an event taking place in March, we can include your event / business within our online guide. (Festive guide was downloaded over 8,000 times). The event could a special spring sale, new product range, menu or performance schedule if an evening economy business. Simple email maclolm.thomasharley@hamiltonbid.org to participate.

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