Proposed Renewal of BID (Business Improvement District) Scheme

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Local Government Act 2001 as amended by the Local Government (Business Improvement Districts) Act 2006.

A proposal to renew the Business Improvement District Scheme (BID) has been received from the Dublin City Centre BID Company Ltd Trading As Dublin Town in respect of the Retail Core of Dublin 1 and Dublin 2.  The current BID scheme will expire on December 31st, 2017.

The purpose of the Business Improvement District is to enable ratepayers within the boundaries of the proposed BID to draw up a scheme of projects, services and works which are additional to those provided by Dublin City Council and are carried out for the benefit of the BID district.

If the Local Authority approves the proposal to renew the scheme, having first conducted a plebiscite of local ratepayers, the BID scheme will continue for a further five years, commencing on January 1st, 2018.  The scheme will be financed by an annual BID contribution levy imposed on and collected from ratepayers of rateable property within the proposed Business Improvement District.

The key objective of this BID scheme is to continue to develop initiatives designed to promote and improve the trading environment for the area within the BID boundary in which the ratepayers operate their businesses.  The scheme will include services to enhance and promote the business improvement district and the development of plans and proposals to generate and protect trade.

A map of the BID area is available to view at the public display or on the website as indicated below.

The BID proposal may be inspected and/or purchased at the Customer Services Centre, Ground Floor, Block 3, Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8 from 9.00 am Wednesday March 8th to 5.00pm on Friday April 7th (excluding weekends and Bank Holiday).  The purchase price is €20. It will also be available for inspection at Dublin City Library, ILAC Centre, Dublin 1 during normal working hours. The BID proposal is also available to view on:

Submissions in relation to the proposed BID may be made in writing to Ms. Deirdre Ní Raghallaigh, Senior Executive Officer, Chief Executive’s  Department, Block 4, Floor 4, Civic Offices, Dublin 8 or by email to before 5pm on Friday April 7th.

The streets included in the City Centre BID proposal includes all or part of the following streets:

South City



Adam Court

Dame Street

Mercer Street Lower

Andrew's Lane

Dawson Lane

Mercer Street Upper

Andrew's Street

Dawson Street

Nassau Street

Anne Street South

Digges Lane

Noel Purcell Walk

Anne's Lane

D'Olier Street

Prouds Lane

Balfe Street

Drury Street

South Great Georges Street

Castle Market

Duke Lane/ Duke St/ Duke Lane Upr

King Street South

Chatham Lane

Exchequer Street

South William Street

Chatham Row

Fade Street

St Stephen's Green West/North

Chatham Street

Fleet Street

Stephen Street Lower

Church Lane

Foster Place South

Suffolk Street

Clarendon Market

Glendenning Lane

Swan’s Yard

Clarendon Row

Glover's Alley

Tangier Lane

Clarendon Street

Grafton Street

Trinity Street

College Green

Harry Street

Westmoreland Street

College Street

Johnston's Court

Wicklow Lane

Coppinger Row

Johnston's Place

Wicklow Street

Cuffe Lane / Cuffe St

Joshua Lane

York Street

Dame Court

Lemon Street


Dame Lane

Little Longford Street



North City



Abbey Street Lower

Jervis Street

Sampson’s Lane

Abbey Street Middle

Liffey Street Lower

Spencer Row

Abbey Street Upper

Liffey Street Upper

Store Street

Amien's Street

Lower Gardiner Street

Talbot Lane

Beresford Lane

Marlborough Place

Talbot Place

Beresford Place

Marlborough Street

Talbot Street

Capel Street

Mary Street

Thomas Lane

Cathal Brugha Street

Moland Place

William’s Lane

Cathedral Street

Moore Lane

Wolfe Tone Memorial Park

Chapel Lane

Moore Street

Wolfe Tone Street

Earl Place

North Earl Street


Foley Street

Northumberland Square


Frenchman's Lane

O’Connell Bridge


Henry Street Arcade

O’Connell Street Lower


Henry Place

O’Connell Street Upper


Henry Street

O’Rahilly Parade


Hotel Yard

Parnell Street


James Joyce St

Prince’s Street North


Jervis Lane Lower

Proby’s Lane


Jervis Lane Upper

Sackville Place