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SHOPAPPY.COM: The One Stop Local Shop

ShopAppy is about supporting your local, independent shops – to spend money in your local community to benefit your local community. This truly innovative website collates all the products and lovely independent shops in your area in one place – a one-stop-local-shop!


Since launch, ShopAppy has grown steadily in towns across the UK. The site has already started to make impact. ShopAppy towns are climbing the UK digital influence index with 91% of people are saying ShopAppy encourages them to shop local more and shops are reporting seeing new customers inspired to come into towns by the shop windows online. 



MEERCAT ASSOCIATES: An Additional Month of Savings and Remote Support Services Exclusive to ATCM Members

As BID specialists, Meercat Associates offer a dedicated service that brings unrivalled savings, environmental benefits and ongoing business support to your Business Improvement District. 

Meercat have delivered joint procurement services to over 90 BIDs nationally, realising in excess of £7 million in savings for over 25,000 levy payers. Meercat have developed a portfolio of savings commodities including energy, water, telecoms, merchant services, testing, pest control, stationery and print. The services available are universally accepted by national, corporate, professional services and independent businesses.

Meercat are now offering an additional month of savings and support service free for all ATCM members. This will be applicable to all BIDs that contract services with us in 2018.

Contact Rishi Sood ( for more information. 



RR EVENTS: Not Just Another Events Company

RR Events are a new incarnation of a successful Event Management business. For more than 15 years we have had our teams deployed in markets across Europe, facilitating operations for a variety of operators. This model of operation will continue in the new incarnation, but we will also now be taking full control of operations ourselves.

To adapt to the changes in the public sector landscape, we have adopted a flexible approach and attitude, and can be a key delivery partner for both councils and BID teams from inception to delivery.

Our preferred method will always be working as a full partner in events as we are confident in our experience and knowledge, but we will always consider all options as we are sympathetic to the complexities of the political landscape.


PfBB UK - Developing and Delivering Business Improvement Districts

Partnerships for Better Business Ltd (pfbb UK) is a specialist Business Improvement Districts Project Management company which develops and manages a wide range of Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) including town and city centres as well as industrial estates.

Our team of experienced professionals work all across the UK, preparing, developing, managing and consulting on BIDs.

We are a first point of call for BID enquiries across the country and offer free and bespoke initial advice to those considering a BID or wanting tips on the first and best steps to take.

Visit our website here. And view a video of our work below.

ELEPHANT WIFI: Offer to help gather national footfall data

Elephant WiFI are offering a free GeoSense sensor to any town that wants to take part.

These would normally cost £2,000.00 pound per zone plus £95.00 per month to cover maintenance, support, licensing and data package. Elephant WiFi are only asking for £55.00 per month to cover the data costs.

To help with the logistics of this Elephant WiFi would ask for a minimum of 10 towns to be involved (more wouldn't be a problem) this would enable good use of time for our installation engineers. Of course if any town wants more sensors then Elephant WiFi would be happy to give you a quote. Please feel free to contact any time if you have any queries.

ADI - Enhancing the world's biggest live events, brands and venues through LED technology

Helping to bring town centres to life, increase footfall, support local businesses and generate income ADI have worked with a range of town centres, BIDs and local authorities to install LED screens and support content requirements for over 25 years.

ADI boast a long and rich history of delivering high-impact, high value solutions to some of the world’s biggest live events, brands and venues. We’re relied on to develop and deliver innovative LED technology and content services to drive long-term commercial and experiential value for our clients.

This year our specialised mobile demonstration display has been touring the UK showing councils and BIDs how an LED installation could work in their town centre. If you would like us to come to you then please get in touch by calling 01772 708 219, emailing or visit


ADI - Festival of Making


BLACHERE ILLUMINATIONS - Festive, Amenity and Specialist Lighting Solutions

Blachere Illumination is probably best known for helping town centres and BIDs across the UK to transform the look and feel of their town centres with their unique approach to festive and winter lighting.

As the world’s leading manufacturer and supplier of festive lighting, we can help you to avoid the middleman with an unbeatable service, from design through to installation and dismantling with total control over quality and lead time.


Blachere Illuminated Tree

B-CAM - Innovator, Producer and Retailer of Body Worn Camera Solutions

B-Cam Ltd is a UK based innovator, producer and retailer of body worn camera solutions, established in 2012. Their team of security experts are focused on delivering leading technology that ensures secure capture and management of video and audio data. They provide bespoke solutions to clients which includes police forces, the NHS, shopping centres, and at sporting and security related events, where high quality audio and video recording are of a paramount importance in community safety. 


B-Cam design and produce a robust, cost effective and easy to use body worn camera and supporting software package. Their cameras are fully encrypted with high resolution infrared recording, GPS, 140-degree wide-angle lens and more than 9 hours continuous recording capacity. They are both light and waterproof (IP67). Their software BCAM Media Manager is a dedicated end-to-end enterprise level software platform especially developed for Police and Emergency Services with fully configurable functionalities to meet all our clients’ bespoke needs. A Smartphone Android application is also available.

ATCM members can now benefit from an exclusive special offer from B-Cam Ltd. This includes:

  • B-Cam Compact BWV - £200 (this is a link to the camera spec
  • Multi-dock £40 off the listed price (currently £600)
  • Single dock £30 off the listed price (currently £100)
  • Reduction in software licence per camera from £8 per month to £6

The multi and single dock uploads footage and also re-charges the battery of the camera.


B-CAM pic


NAL: Delivering Infrastructure Solutions

NAL Limited was established in 1996, with the launch of a range of innovative Retention Socket systems into the highway industry. This unique system revolutionised the way in which Local Authority and Highways Agencies install their street and highway furniture.  The NAL Retention Socket system provides a flexible solution to fixing street furniture which allows towns and cities to be cleared more quickly and efficiently for events.


With an extensive portfolio of products ranging from virtually indestructible bollards and flexible ‘pay as you go’ power meters, NAL are widely known as a market leader within the infrastructure industry.


ATCM Members Exclusive Project Support

NAL recognise that ATCM members may need guidance in order to implement removable street furniture solutions with multiple stakeholders ranging from engineers and designers to furniture suppliers. NAL are exclusively offering the following project support to any ATCM members looking to implement flexible street furniture:

  • Site survey with clients and suppliers
  • Attend joint meetings with suppliers
  • Provide contacts in Highways departments
  • Provide a bill of quantities for buyers
  • Deliver Toolbox talks to contractors

For more information on NAL, visit

ZEPHYR: The leading flag, graphics, and pole supplier in the UK

The Future of Town and City Displays

Operating since 1955, Zephyr has a history of providing an unsurpassed long-term commitment to customer relationships and product development.

We are a leading flag, graphics, and pole supplierin the uk and have extensive screen and digitalcapacity to meet all market specific requirements.

Today Zephyr is still family owned and run, providing a stable dedication to long-term investment. we continue to evolve our productrange to find improved sustainable solutions for future generations to benefit from, one of which is. Zephyr Trax.


Zephyr Flag - Great things grow here


What is Zephyr Trax?

The ingenious Zephyr Trax system enables a single person to raise street displays easily from ground level in seconds at a fraction of the cost of traditional methods [i.e. no cherry pickers, traffic management plans, health and safety issues etc. Zephyr Trax is the future of town and city display systems.

For more information on our extensive range and services, please visit

MICONEX - A Fully Managed Technology Service

Colin Munro and Richard Gray established Miconex in 2010 with an aim of helping businesses to communicate with their target markets using digital channels.

As the business has developed two distinct sides of the business have emerged. Miconex have worked with ‘Place Managers’ (Town Centre Managers and Business Improvement District Managers) since 2011 on a variety of communication and loyalty projects. We have developed a real passion for this sector and we have a good understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing Place Managers. Over the last 18 months this has led to us partnering with Scandinavian company Presend, to help establish local Mastercard-based currencies in the form of Town Centre Gift Card programmes.  

The second string to our bow is working directly with businesses, providing a full digital marketing service. Our digital marketing team in using the ever-changing array of digital platforms to help our clients communicate effectively with their customers and prospects. 

In everything we do we bring authenticity. In short, we care about what we do.

For more information visit our website.

West End - Miconex


SMALL BACK ROOM: An Integrated Design Agency with a Passion for Destination and Place

Small Back Room is an integrated design agency based in London. We have been building powerful and connected brands, communications and experiences.

Successful brands must frequently adapt to changing markets and customer expectations. Our team rises to this challenge, with industry leading expertise in creative, strategy and all aspects of the integrated branding process.

For more information visit our website.


PLANTSCAPE - Bringing Life to Outdoor Space

Whatever the season and whatever your requirement, Plantscape can be called upon all year round to decorate the streets near you with fabulous floral displays adding a splash of summer colour in hanging baskets, lamp posts planters, barrier baskets, flower towers, bespoke planters and many more to choose from.


Plantscape 1

We are ideally located in the heart of Britain enabling us to serve the entire UK with a speedy and efficient delivery to any location. Plantscape have recently heavily invested in developing their offices and production headquarters. With 100,000 sq ft of greenhouse space and 15,000 sq ft of warehouse we have enough space for over 20,000 planters, so rest assured that even the largest order can be fulfilled quickly and efficiently. Thus helping Plantscape remain the largest supplier of floral features in the UK.

Call us now on 0330 555 0121. Visit our website here.


Plantscape 3

THE INSIGHTS PEOPLE: Real Insights in Real Time

The Insights People manage both Parents Insights and Kids Insights, identifying how consumer behaviour is evolving. In an increasingly fragmented world, the importance of a large, representative sample is more important than ever.

Surveying 400 different children ranging from ages four to 18 every single week, Kids Insights has been designed to provide clients with a 99% confidence level at an annual level. The sample is nationally representative regarding both age and gender.

Parents Insights looks at the ways in which brands can maintain their advantage with parents. By delving into their world, Parents Insights gain information on what they are consuming, alongside their babies and young children, in terms of their digital environment, media, products and services.


CLOCKWORK CITY - 10% Off An Award Winning Digital Business Skills Training And Placemaking Agency

Clockwork City is an award-winning Digital Business Skills training and placemaking agency with over 40 years of experience across the team. Through business training and digital strategy support, they ensure the digital economy works alongside everything else that goes into creating a great place, and that businesses, services, opportunities, and events can easily and equally be found online, on-street, or in person.

Clients include LEPs and local authorities across England, as well as major corporates such as Sainsburys Argos and Toshiba Westinghouse. They are a partner of the Lloyds Digital Business Index and sit on DCMS’s Digital Enterprise Delivery Group, where they aim to increase motivation and digital capability among SMEs and place management organisations, so that they become more resilient, increase revenue, and make a greater contribution economically, socially, and culturally.

Clockwork City can:


  • Offer local businesses and services training and mentoring to develop appropriate, sustainable digital skills, making them, and your community, discoverable online.
  • Help place managers to consider how ‘digital’ fits into existing delivery plans, such as integrating digital tools into existing marketing plans, and developing your team’s confidence in knowing how, why, and when, to use these.
  • Create a strategic digital vision for your organisation, setting out your ambition and the ongoing value of using digital skills, how this can be achieved internally, and how external partners and stakeholders can be engaged too.


Find out more on their website.

SANDRIDGE MEDIA: Free, attractive decoration for vacant properties

Why not improve the image of your empty shops with educational window graphics at zero cost to you?

Liven up your high street or shopping centre by dressing your empty units with our beautiful and interactive messages. Sandrigde Media are offering ATCM members a chance to participate in a free program to improve the image of some High Street and Shopping Centre locations by letting us install informative graphic designs on to empty shop windows. This can improve the look of the location and also engage with people to provide important information.
Key benefits

 *   Zero cost to all landlords/agents/TCM's
 *   Brightens and smartens-up empty units and hoardings
 *   Can increase footfall to areas of lower occupancy
 *   Keeps public engaging with their high streets
 *   Reduces risk of fly posting in empty units and protects glass from dirt
 *   Our fitters are fully H&S compliant and insured

Sandridge Media is a marketing and promotions agency based in the South East. With over 25 years of expert experience in direct marketing, customer targeting, print and promotional media. With these skills and expertise, we are able to offer a range of different solutions to suit any business and brand big or small. We work on many projects for retailers, manufacturers and charities helping them promote their brands and get their messages out to target audiences across the UK.

Send us your contact details or just give us a call to find out how we can work together!



SPRINGBOARD: Free ATCM Membership for New Clients

Are you thinking about monitoring footfall in your town/city? If so, then you can now get a 12 month ATCM membership, at no additional cost if you sign up as a user of Springboard’s footfall monitoring service. (T&C’s apply)

Springboard is the UK’s leading provider of performance monitoring in high streets, working with over 200 towns and cities across the UK.  Springboard provides both automated footfall counting and sales tracking for high streets, with an integral part of its service being the delivery of benchmarking and insights.  For more information about Springboard go  

Contact Jon Burnett – 07712394111 or  to find out how you can be part of both Springboard and ATCM through this great deal.


STORECHECKERS - Assess Your Town's Customer Service Without a Setup Cost, Exclusive Deal for ATCM Members

Storecheckers’ Customer Service assessment and enhancement programmes through mystery shopping, assess the current level of service and satisfaction across all business sectors, training and one-to-one support to deliver continual improvement and rewards/awards to incentivise engagement and continual improvement. 

Where these projects have been carried out year-on-year with our clients, improving satisfaction ratings have become a KPI for the town/BID.

We are offering all ATCM members the opportunity to try out our scheme without the initial setup cost we charge to construct a project for a new town – which is always bespoke to the location. Depending on the size of project, this is between £450-£750, but through your membership, these initial costs will be waived.

Find out more at our website and contact Matt Taylor now for more information.

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