More night-time

A programme of bespoke activity to support Reading's night time economy, funded by an additional 2% levy on licenced premises (alcohol or non-alcohol open at amy time of he year after midnight). The budget is ring-fenced to provide:- 

  • First Stop Bus -  facility for first aid treatment, triage assessment and a place of refuge.
  • mix bar int_small.jpgBest Bar None - an audit to ensure management teams are suing best practice in their operations
  • Taxi Marshalls - recruitment, training and deployment of Security Industry Authority registered door supervisors to manage the queues at the two main taxi ranks
  • Purple Flag Accreditation - recognising excellence in the management of the town centre at night
  • Reading Street Pastors
  • Pubwatch
  • Doorwatch