St Peters Quarter BID Vision

To establish the area as a destination by providing an alternative and complementary shopping, leisure and commercial area to Intu and the Cathedral Quarter.

About St Peters Quarter

St Peters Quarter is a busy and diverse area of Derby city centre, home to the city’s bus station and a large range of national and independent shops, eateries and leisure venues. You will find something for everyone here, from book shops and dessert parlours to escape rooms and indoor golf!

History of St Peters Quarter

In 2011, businesses from across St Peters Quarter voted in favour of the proposed BID Plan. The St Peters Quarter BID was born and the first term commenced running from 2011 to 2016.

Following a successful reballot result in February 2017, the current BID term commenced and will run until 2022.

St Peters Quarter BID Ballot Result 2017

The proposal to create a Business Improvement District for St Peters Quarter was approved following a successful ballot result in February 2017.

  • Turnout: 48.36%
  • Hereditaments eligible to vote: 213
  • Percentage of ratepayers in favour by number: 59.22%
  • Percentage of ratepayers in favour by rateable value: 67.42%

The St Peters Quarter BID Area

The highlighted area represents the full extent of the St Peters Quarter BID.

Streets included in the BID area:

Albert Street Albion Street Babington Lane
Back Sitwell Street Becket Street Becketwell Lane
Colyear Street Crompton Street Crown Walk
Degge Street East Street Exchange Street
Forester Street Gower Street Green Lane
London Road Macklin Street Morledge
Osmaston Road Riverlights Sacheveral Street
Sitwell Street St Peters Churchyard St Peters Street
St Peters Way The Spot Thorntree Lane
Victoria Street Wilmot Street Wilson Street

Paying your BID Levy

Every business in the St Peters Quarter BID area occupying or owning a business premises with a rateable value of £12,000 and above is required to pay a levy which is in addition to Business Rates and needs to be paid separately (regardless of how you pay the Business Rates).

Prompt payment of the levy will enable the strategies set out in the BID proposal to proceed.

If you have any questions, please contact the Business Rates office at Derby City Council. Tel: 01332 642428 or email:

St Peters Quarter BID board directors

The St Peters Quarter BID Board is elected by members of St Peters Quarter Derby Ltd, drawn predominantly from those paying a levy in the area and made up of a representative cross-section of businesses, stakeholders and key agencies associated with the successful delivery of the BID project. The role of the Board is to safeguard the interests of the levy payers by ensuring that the BID operates in line with the Business Plan and offers consistent value for money in line with its targets.

Helen Wathall

Chair of St Peters Quarter BID Board, Managing Director of G Wathall & Son Ltd

Russ Hamer

Partner, Carpet Square

Jonathon Smale

Cabinet Member for Neighbourhoods & Streetpride

Simon Wildash

Director, Nielsen McAllister Public Relations

Carrie-Louise Holleran

General Manager at Holiday Inn Derby Riverlights

Nadine Peatfield

Derby Labour Councillor, Shad Cabinet Sustainability & Environment

Russell Davies

Partner, Smith Partnership

Christopher Memmott

Local Director, Nationwide Building Society

St Peters Quarter Project Team

St Peters Quarter Business Improvement District is project managed by Partnerships for Better Business Ltd (pfbb UK), who are a BID Managements Consultancy specialising in the delivery and development of BIDs and is led by Ian Ferguson and Melanie Ferguson-Allen.

Ashley Lewis

Senior BID Project Manager

Chris Barker

BID Project Executive 

Daniela Ivanova

BID Project Executive

Eve Taylor

Social media

Charlotte Fearn

Administrator / Data Analyst

Pooja Sharda

Administrator / Bookkeeper

Aston Taylor, Dave Wilson and Nikki Matthews

St Peters Quarter Rangers




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