Membership fee is allocated according to a business' rateable value. So, for example, if you pay up to £33,000 per year, your membership fee for CAMBAC would be £100 per year. There are 4 categories which are £100, £200, £300, or £400 per annum.

Rateable Value Bands


No rateable value to £4,300


£4,301 to £33,000


£33,001 to £87,000


£87,001 to £125,000


£125,001 and above

Cat ‘X’ x 1.5

Multiplier of 1.5 applies to premises that are open past midnight and primarily or exclusively sell alcohol

CAMBAC Membership Fee (Per year)


Decided case by case










Membership fee x 1.5




A radio is £1 per day + VAT which equals £436.80 per year plus the membership fee. But if you don't want a radio, then the membership fee is still payable for just the standard membership.

Do you pay a BID levy?

Good news if you are a BID member and pay a BID levy!

Cambridge BID fully supports CAMBAC and our work to protect businesses in the city. If you pay a BID levy and sign up for a CAMBAC radio, the BID will pay your CAMBAC membership fee on your behalf.