Paisley First is the non-profit organisation set up to deliver a BID (Business Improvement District) in Paisley Town Centre in an effort to revitalise the town centre and strengthen the town’s business environment.
Paisley First works for and on behalf of Paisley businesses to help create a better business environment, a more attractive town centre for residents and visitors and a safe place to work and live.
Paisley First comprises of more than 600 businesses from within Paisley town centre made up of commercial tenants and property owners, investing their hard earned cash in promoting business development and improving the area’s quality of life.
Paisley’s Got Talent – will you be our winner this summer?
The search is on…
We all know that Buddies are a talented bunch but do you have what it takes to win the Paisley First crown this summer?
As part of our Saturday schedule of free entertainment in the town centre during the school holidays, we are launching a talent competition to discover the next One Direction, Little Mix, Diversity, Kevin Bridges or David Copperfield!
It’s the event of the summer in Paisley so whatever your talent, you need to be in it to win it!
For more details and an entry form click HERE
Paisley First artwork heralds new arrival at Gilmour Street Railway Station
Have you seen the amazing transformation taking place inside Paisley’s main railway station yet?
Paisley First, with the support of the Scotrail Alliance, has commissioned local artist Caroline Gormley to produce the first artwork for the walls on the corridors to Platforms 1 to 4 in Paisley Gilmour Street Railway Station.
Paisley First was inundated with entries for the walls but Caroline’s winning design emerged as a clear favourite among Gilmour Street station staff.
Along with co-artist Sandy Guy, Caroline has now become the main attraction at the station as commuters watch the mural develop every day.
Read the full story HERE
Makers Space comes to Paisley
Paisley First is putting the finishing touches to a plan to boost creativity in the town’s artisan sector with the creation of a dedicated Makers Space.
This exciting new project will unleash Paisley potential by providing local artisans, artists or traders with a physical space for open collaboration, idea creation, prototyping and even selling.
Paisley First has secured the use of the former church at 5 Wellmeadow Street.
Renovation works are due to begin during July and the first makers are scheduled to move in at the end of September.
For the full story please click HERE