Our Projects

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

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 and Promotion

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 and secure

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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Out and about

Out & About

Easy access to and around our city centre

Any city centre is only as good as its access and transport links – which is why getting out and about is high on the agenda.

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Nuart Aberdeen street art festival wins national award

Aberdeen’s first international street art festival has scooped a national award following an online vote by members of the public and an expert panel.

Leading business organisation Aberdeen Inspired clinched the place management BID award for the Nuart Aberdeen street art festival at the 2017 National Business Improvement District (BID) Awards.


The awards were organised by British BIDs, the governing body of Business Improvement Districts across the country, and the winning project was announced on Thursday, October 19 at The National BIDs conference in Cambridge.


The Nuart Aberdeen festival, which was held over the Easter weekend, was up against five other BIDs in the place management category.


A team of internationally acclaimed artists showcased their talents by creating eye-catching murals on walls around the city centre which attracted large crowds to Aberdeen city centre.

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