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Town centre regeneration team

Kilmarnock town centre has a dedicated Town Centre Regeneration Team whose role is to work with partner organisations to such as:

and many others to support a range of initiatives to boost town centre footfall and the town's economic potential.

Each initiative is designed to target and attract new visitors whilst ensuring that regular shoppers and visitors can find something to tempt them back time and time again.

Our Town Centre Regeneration Team's role includes:

  • organising and managing events to attract visitors
  • organising a range of marketing activities to encourage people to support their local shops and businesses
  • liaising with local traders and business owners
  • organising ad hoc projects which help support a clean, attractive and vibrant town centre

Events with music, entertainment, street theatre and markets add to the colour and vibrancy of the town centres and include global and farmer's markets children's entertainment and the annual Christmas lights switch on - all designed to help make Kilmarnock an attractive shopping destinations.

Ad hoc projects include artworks which create interest and improve the town centre environment. These small scale projects such as the murals in Sandbed Street, Kilmarnock, are delivered in conjunction with local schools and community groups.

For information on permits and licences please contact Business Licensing.


Retailer case studies

East Ayrshire has a wide range of retailers demonstrated by case studies that can be viewed on Invest East Ayrshire.

Contact Information

Town Centre Regeneration Team
Council Headquarters
London Road
Telephone: 01563 576075