The Cathedral Quarter BID has been accredited the BID Foundation Industry Standards Quality and Governance Kitemark.

To access the evidence sheet regarding the BID’s compliance with the standards, please click here.

To read more about the Industry Standards, please visit the BID Foundations website

Overview of Governance

Staff Contact Details

Details of the project team for the Cathedral Quarter BID can be found here

BID Board Directors

Details of board directors can be found here. 

BID Ballot Result

The Cathedral Quarter BID Ballot results can be found here under the heading ‘Results of the 2017 Cathedral Quarter BID Ballot’

BID Governance Structure

The Cathedral Quarter BID Rules for election of Board Directors can be found in the Articles of Association for Cathedral Quarter Company Ltd.

The Terms of Reference for the Cathedral Quarter Board can be found here.

Minutes of Board Meetings

Minutes from Board Meetings are available to levy payers and members and can be requested via email –

Feedback to the BID

Feedback can be submitted via our contact form

Procurement Policy

Cathedral Quarter BID has a Procurement Policy which ensures that the procurement of goods and services for our levy-payers is based on best value for money and delivered in an efficiently and timely manner.  To see the Cathedral Quarter BID Procurement Policy, click here.

Register of pecuniary and personal interests

Cathedral Quarter keeps a register of all pecuniary and personal interest of all Board directors which is reviewed and updated at each board meeting. Should any levy-paying business wish to see this register, they can make their request by emailing the BID office:

BID Business Plan

The Cathedral Quarter BID Business Plan can be found here.

Levy Criteria

The Cathedral Quarter BID’s levy criteria can be found in Section 13 of the full BID Proposal and Business Plan for Cathedral Quarter Business Improvement District, which can be downloaded from the BID website here. 

Annual Report and Accounts

The Annual report is sent out annually to BID levy payers. The Current Annual report can be downloaded here.

All previous versions can be found within our publications section here.

The Cathedral Quarter BID End of Year accounts can be found here.

Cathedral Quarter BID Board

The Cathedral Quarter BID Board is elected by members of Cathedral Quarter BID Company, 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 Board has a councillor from each political party as members to ensure good governance.

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.

Martin Langsdale MBE Chair of CQ BID Board and Chartered Surveyor, Raybould & Sons

Commercial Agents

James Hurdis Owner and Director, Canopy


Carley Foster Head of the Centre for Business Improvement, University of Derby


Debbie Jardine Director, Dream Doors


Fraser Cunningham Partner, Smith Partnership

Professional Services

Craig Bunting Co-founder & Marketing Director, BEAR

Evening Economy

Nadine Peatfield Derby City Council Deputy Leader, Cabinet Member for City Centre, Regeneration, Culture and Tourism

Local Authority

Matthew Eyre Derby Conservative Councillor

Local Authority

Dean Jackson MBE HUUB


Very Reverend Peter Robinson Derby Cathedral

Jason Marshall Foulds Guitars


Cathedral Quarter BID Project Team

The Cathedral Quarter BID is project managed by Partnerships for Better Business Ltd (pfbb UK) who support the BID Board with their expert advice and in-depth knowledge of Business Improvement Districts.

Brad Worley BID Manager

Brad works with Eve and the Rangers to deliver projects in accordance with the BID plan. Brad has a vast background in hospitality and management. Tel: 01332 419053
Email Brad Worley.

Eve Taylor BID Project Executive

Eve works alongside the Rangers to provide project and administrative support for the Cathedral Quarter BID. With a background in online marketing, Eve is also responsible for undertaking social media on behalf of the BID, increasing interaction and promoting the area. Tel: 01332 419053
Email Eve Taylor.

Jon McKenzie & Scott Harris CQ Rangers

Jon and Scott work closely with Police and other agencies to tackle anti-social behaviour and crime issues in the area whilst also supporting businesses with any issues. The Rangers are the ‘eyes and the ears’ of the Cathedral Quarter, helping to promote the area, welcome visitors and provide support for the implementation of events and activities. Jon Tel: 07595653365 Scott Tel: 07515288570
Email The Rangers.

Charlotte Fearn Data Analyst

Charlotte is our Data Analyst, producing the weekly Sales and Footfall monitoring report.

Pooja Sharda Bookkeeper

Pooja works as Administrator/Bookkeeper.

Ian Ferguson Director, pfbbUK Ltd

Ian is the Strategy and Development Director Partnerships for Better Business Ltd (pfbb UK) who support the BID Board with their expert advice and in-depth knowledge of Business Improvement Districts.

Melanie Ferguson Allen Director, pfbbUK Ltd

Melanie is the Operations and Finance Director for Partnerships for Better Business Ltd (pfbb UK) who support the BID Board with their expert advice and in-depth knowledge of Business Improvement Districts.