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The vision of the BID is to make Aberdeen City Centre one of the most vibrant, attractive, prosperous and liveable city centres in Scotland. Our role is to stimulate the economy, improve on the existing attractiveness, and to market the city centre as a destination of choice.

Our vision is implemented through the five main themes below.

United Voice

Influencing positive change in the city centre

The future of Aberdeen city centre has been the focus of great debate in recent years and playing a key role in that conversation is a vital part of Aberdeen Inspired’s remit.

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Marketing & Promotions

Driving footfall to the city centre

The introduction of the Aberdeen Inspired brand is part of an integrated approach to the marketing and promotion of the BID, providing a focal point for a range of activity.

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Attractive city

Attractive City

Enhancing and maintaining the city centre

Aberdeen’s stunning granite architecture is behind the proud tradition of Scotland’s very own Silver City, providing a unique and enchanting streetscape.

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Safe & Secure

Working together to provide a safe and secure city centre

Making Aberdeen a destination for work, rest and play is an important part of the strategy for future growth.

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First George Street market hailed a success


A city centre trading association has hailed their first Farmers’ Market a success as the public turned out in their thousands to support.

The Greater George Street Traders Association hosted its first Sustainable Farmer’s Market on Saturday July, 7th, from 10am – 4pm.

The farmers market included 15 local food and drink producers selling top quality fresh and locally produced food.

The sustainability festival hosted by Aberdeen Climate Action and Granite City Good Food was supported by 14 local organisations including CFINE, One Seed Forward, Aberdeen Climate Action and The Allotment Market Stall.

Both traders and local businesses felt the positive effects of the market, with market traders praising the festival feel and community engagement. Local businesses also reported seeing a significant increase in footfall in the area and commended the family friendly atmosphere.

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