Our Bid

Our Bid

With a stewardship approach, we enhance and champion the unique character of Knightsbridge. Promoting its many assets, we maintain it as a desirable place to be for residents, visitors, and businesses. As tastes change, sustainability becomes more pressing, and the role of cities evolves, we will help Knightsbridge adapt while protecting its heritage. We also take care of the details such as street cleaning, security, and public realm.

  • 214

    Member Businesses

  • £6m


  • 5

    Year Mandate

  • Footfall at


    Pre-pandemic levels

90% of businesses voted in favour of the BID | Over 99% of the BID’s rateable value is represented | £6 million of proposed investment through 2027 | 90% of businesses voted in favour of the BID | Over 99% of the BID’s rateable value is represented | £6 million of proposed investment through 2027 |  


Hyde Park

Hyde Park is a Grade I-listed major park, the largest of the four Royal Parks that form a chain from the entrance to Kensington Palace through Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park, via Hyde Park Corner and Green Park past the main entrance to Buckingham Palace. It is also home to the famous Serpentine gallery and lake.

The London Oratory

The Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, better known as Brompton Oratory, is home to the Congregation of the Oratory of St Philip Neri in London, a community of priests living under the rule of life established by its founder in the sixteenth century. The Oratory also serves as a parish church in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Westminster.

Harvey Nichols

Harvey Nichols is a British luxury department store chain founded in 1831, at its flagship store in Knightsbridge. It sells designer fashion collections for men and women, fashion accessories, beauty products, fine wines and luxury foods.


Home to over 5000 brands, Harrods is a distinguished emporium for luxury goods, fashion, technology & jewellery, plus refined eateries. Including luxury fashion locations such as Chanel, Hermés and Cartier


Burberry is a British luxury fashion house established in 1856 by Thomas Burberry and headquartered in London. It currently designs and distributes ready to wear, including its famous trench coats which have graced the shoulders of the world's most elegant stars.

Bulgari Hotel London

Located on the edge of Hyde Park, Bulgari Hotel London is both a haven of calm in the centre of the city. Since opening in 2012, Bulgari has set new standards among the luxury hotels of the British capital. Elegant contemporary architecture and Bulgari’s legendary flair for design are matched by class-leading quality of service.

Berkeley Hotel

Positioned in a former 1700s coffee house, the Berkeley Hotel offers stunning rooms by the brightest minds in the design world, with intuitive service that always seems one step ahead.

Mandarin Oriental

Overlooking Hyde Park, this grand luxury hotel is decorated in traditional English style with rich colours and fabrics. Featuring opulent marble bathrooms, breathtaking courtyard and views overlooking hyde park.


Founded in 1976 by Steve Jobs, Apple Inc. is an American technology company that specialises in consumer electronics, bringing the latest in technology and design.

The Lanesborough

Situated in a Regency-style grand residence and home to 93 luxurious suites and bedrooms, The Lanesborough is situated a stone's throw from Hyde Park and luxury upscale shopping in Knightsbridge

The Park Tower Knightsbridge

Timeless elegance and contemporary design blend seamlessly in the Park Tower Hotel’s elegant lobby and reception area. The iconic circular tower's 271 accommodations boast handcrafted furnishings, marble bathrooms, and modern refinement.

The Area

The famous landmarks of Knightsbridge that attract millions of visitors need no introduction. But it is also a neighbourhood with a domestic and international community, and this contributes to its distinct feel. Starting at Hyde Park Corner, the BID boundary encompasses Knightsbridge and Brompton Road up to Yeoman’s Row. We will engage with our famous neighbours to promote the area’s unique experience that includes culture, shopping, dining and London’s most famous green space.

Who's Here

  • 350

    Acres of Green Space

  • 8

    Five Star Hotels

  • 19

    Million Visitors each year

  • 18

    Exceptional Restaurants

  • 12,000


Our Partners

One of the key roles of the BID will be to act as a catalyst to encourage public and private sector partners to work more closely together for the good of the district. We will support and invest in projects that will enhance the district and help deliver plans for the future. We will collaborate with businesses, organisations, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Westminster City Council, the Mayor and Transport for London. All the while keeping in mind residents’ interests and those of other nearby institutions and organisations.

  • Michael Ward


  • Hugh Seaborn

    Chief Executive of Cadogan

  • Steven Medway

    CEO The Knightsbridge Partnership

  • Mohammed Almarzooqi

    Managing Director, Cheval Group

  • Chris Barrass

    Managing Director, The Knightsbridge

  • Nigel Burton

    Director of Real Estate, Emirates

  • Tim Butler

    Managing Director, South Kensington Estates

  • Stuart Clifton

    Head of Asset Management, Astrea

  • Julian Cook

    Managing Director of Harrods Estates

  • Sue Finlay

    General Manager, Park Tower Hotel

  • Stuart Geddes

    Managing Director, The Lanesborough

  • Melville Haggard

    Chairman, The Knightsbridge Association

  • Harry Hunt

    Director of Pavillion Club

  • Iain Mackenzie

    Store Director, Harvey Nichols

  • Jonathan Shelton

    Head of Real Estate, Olayan Group

  • Cllr Kim Taylor-Smith

    Councillor, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

  • Jo Upton

    CEO, Pegasi

  • Frank van Loon

    EMEIA President, Burberry

  • Daniel Wiggin

    Sales Director, JLL

  • Muriel Zingraff

    CEO, The HVN

  • Verena Cornwall

    Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea

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