Renfrewshire Council

Paisley town centre Business Improvement District (BID) levy payments

What a Business Improvement District is, how much the levy payments are and how to make levy payments.

What is a Business Improvement District (BID)?

A Business Improvement District (BID) is a business-led initiative within a geographically defined area, where businesses come together and agree to invest collectively in projects and services that they believe will improve their trading environment.

The Paisley Town Centre BID is operated by Paisley First.

Below is a table detailing the annual BID levy.

BandRV (rateable value) rangeAnnual levy
A£1000 - £3999£200
B£4000 - £6999£280
C£7000 - £9999£340
D£10000 - £15999£480
E£16000 - £25999£600
F£26000 - £49999£780
G£50000 - £75999£880
H£76000 - £87999£1600
I£88000 - £139999£2400
J£140000 - £799999£3000
K£800000  or above£6000


How to pay

You can pay your Business Improvement District (BID) levy using any of the following methods:

Debit or credit card payments can be made by calling our Revenues Business Team on 0300 300 0202 (lines open Monday to Thursday 8.45am to 4.45pm, Friday 8.45am to 3.55pm).

In person
Payment can be made by cash, cheque or debit / credit card direct to Renfrewshire Council Customer Service Unit (Monday to Thursday 8.45am to 4.45pm, Friday 8.45am to 3.55pm) or at any of our Customer Service Points.

Please make cheques payable to "Renfrewshire Council" and write your name, address and reference number on the reverse. Post to: Director of Finance and Resources, Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street, Paisley PA1 1LD

BACS transfer
Payments should be payable to Virgin Money, Dunn Square, Paisley, Sort code 82-54-04 Account number 30046413   

IBAN GB08CLYD82540430046413 BIC CLYDGB21646