Evening and Night Time Economy

We want to ensure that we have a safe, welcoming and vibrant evening night time economy in Weston-super-Mare that appeals to everyone. To achieve this, we want to develop a strong cultural offer and encourage responsible businesses to invest in our town.

Best bar none

Learn about the Weston-super-Mare Best Bar None scheme.

Weston purple flag

Learn about the Weston purple flag award


Learn about out how our MAVISbus keeps people safe on their night out in Weston-super-Mare.

Local alcohol action area scheme

Learn about the local alcohol action area scheme

Weston after dark survey

Whether you are a regular night time visitor to the town centre or not, we would like to get your thoughts on Weston’s nightlife.

Traffic Light Scheme

Learn about the Licensing Traffic Light Scheme in North Somerset.

Latest evening & night time economy news

A town reinventing itself

Weston-super-Mare is a town “reinventing itself for the 21st century” with “ambitious plans for the future”.

Assessors visit Weston as town bids to keep its prestigious purple flag status

The bi-annual Purple Flag accreditation assessment for Weston-super-Mare evening and night time economy took place last Friday (29 November).

Council wins taxi licence appeal

A former taxi driver who allegedly behaved in an inappropriate way has failed to regain his licence at a crown court hearing.