Paul Clement, CEO, Ipswich Central
Ipswich Central is the Business Improvement District (BID) Company for Ipswich, the county town of Suffolk, and is heading into its 11th year. Ipswich Central has business improvement at its heart and is proud to sponsor the Ipswich Central Showcasing Excellence Award.
As the management company which provides services within the defined geographical Business Improvement District Zone, Ipswich Central aims to help shape a strong and prosperous future for Ipswich town centre. It does this by delivering projects and services in key areas. Ipswich Central launched the Vision for Ipswich and is recognised at central government as setting a standard other BIDs could follow. Ipswich Vision is a partnership of key Ipswich stakeholders who have agreed to deliver a single Vision to create the successful county town centre which Ipswich and Suffolk expect and deserve.
Ipswich Central is committed to encouraging new visitors to the town centre, under the town’s primary consumer brand, created by Ipswich Central, All About Ipswich, the BID runs a number of campaigns throughout the year in order to encourage visitors to the town and constantly aims to meet visitors and investors’ expectations by ensuring the BID zone is safer, cleaner and more appealing.
The team always ensure that all projects are managed with the vision and values of the company in mind, ‘Changing our place for the better’ is what Ipswich Central are constantly working towards, with the company values supporting this in everything we do: Exemplary – Being the best and striving to constantly improve; Approachable – Being open, inclusive and being prepared to listen & understand; Informed – Being knowledgeable, connected and always being in-touch with the place; and Dynamic – Having a forward thinking attitude to get the job done.