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Andover  Town Centre BID Gains Overwhelming Support for Five More Years

Andover BID are thrilled to announce the resounding success of the recent Andover Business Improvement District ballot, securing a renewed five-year term in a new and expanded town centre area. This achievement is the result of the unwavering support from their businesses, partners and stakeholders and they couldn’t be more grateful.

The vote that has been announced today showed that there was a high percentage turnout of those entitled to vote with a resounding 79 voting yes versus 39 voting no.

Please note that the Declaration of Result, along with the CES Report of Voting, has now been published on Test Valley Borough Council website at

A Message from Ange Moon, Chair of BID:

“I extend my warmest congratulations to our community and our dedicated team. The success of this ballot reflects the commitment and support of all our stakeholders. It is a testament to the power of collaboration and our shared vision for the future of our town centre.”

A Reflection from Steve Godwin, Outgoing Manager:

“It has been a rewarding journey leading the Andover BID, and I’m proud of what we have accomplished. As I pass the baton to my successor, Shelley, I’m grateful for the dedication and passion of our team. The future looks bright, and I’m confident that our BID will continue to thrive and make an impact in the town centre.”

A Message from Shelley Coburn, the New Incoming Manager:

“I am honoured to take on the role of the new manager at this pivotal moment in our BID’s journey. The support from our businesses in this successful ballot is inspiring. Together, we will build upon the foundation laid by Steve and work towards realising the key aspirations outlined in our new business plan. I look forward to collaborating with all stakeholders to ensure the continued growth and prosperity of our town centre.”