Staines BID Board

Voted on by businesses for businesses, The Staines-upon-Thames Business Improvement District (BID) officially launched on 1st April 2017 with a 5 year plan to raise the profile of Staines-upon-Thames through marketing, events and improvement initiatives.

The Board

BIDs are operated as not-for-profit organisations which are led and managed by local business people representing the different types of businesses in the BID Area forming a BID Board that meets monthly. The Board Constitution sets out how people are appointed to the Board, how the chair is elected and the tenure for all Board Members to allow all businesses to take an active role. The BID Board for 2017-18 has been established as follows:


Steven Harvey, Managing Director, Oasis Estate Agents

Vice Chair

Stephen Gould, Founder & Owner, The Optical Shop
Paul Milner, Managing Director, Lewis Furniture

Executive Board Members

Terry Collier, Deputy Chief Executive, Spelthorne Borough Council
Joanna Hall, Centre Manager, Two Rivers Retail Park
Gary Little, Centre Manager, The Elmsleigh Shopping Centre

Board Members

Helen Belkhodja, Retail and Hearcare Director, Specsavers
David Coltman, Store Manager, Waitrose
Brian Fennelly, Store Manager, Boots
Mark Schweizer, Director, MLS Operations Ltd t/a McDonalds
Eric-Enno Snel, General Manager, Mercure Thames Lodge
Justine Tate, Market Trader, Staines-upon-Thames Market
Amy Watson, Store Manager, Marks and Spencer
Nicola Williamson, Store Manager, Debenhams

The Board can accept up to 20 business owners/managers across all sectors. If you would like to join the Board or would like to find out more please email or telephone the office on 01784 441213.