BUSINESSES in Northwich town centre are being asked which areas they will require help in before reopening.

Northwich Business Improvement District (BID) has launched a survey to collect data from businesses on how they plan to reopen when lockdown restrictions are eased.

Answers are sought from all business types, and the questionnaire will help BID to map out a coordinated strategy, with consistent messaging and communication with customers.

Areas that businesses require support with could include communications, signage solutions, advice on PPE and social distancing and the management of public space.

And Northwich BID Manager Jane Hough says that it is hugely important that businesses take the time to complete the survey.

“By registering your plans and asking for support if you need it, you will be part of planning and promoting a robust recovery plan for Northwich town centre,” she said.

“It will also help to shape how we support businesses with sustainability and innovation.

“We want to help businesses get back on their feet and aim to work with all our partners to create and promote Northwich as a safe and healthy place to shop, visit and do business.

“That is why it is vital that as many businesses as possible take part in the survey, because we will then be able to move forward as one and give Northwich the best chance of bouncing back strongly.”

The launch of this survey is the latest in a series of measures that the Northwich BID have put in place to support businesses since the Coronavirus outbreak began.

It is aiming to ensure that retailers can keep trading and hopefully re-open when it is safe to do so.

Businesses can access the survey via