Potential Redesign of West Norwood Town Centre – have your say in what happens!

Lambeth Planning is drafting policy on what could potentially happen on ‘Site 18’ – which encompasses all the shops from the corner of Landsdowne Hill to York Hill, 286-362 Norwood Road and the area behind (see plan below). These proposals have been drawn up without local consultation and the community have been given just 6 weeks to consult on […]

Feel good for 2022

Start 2022 living your best life: get that haircut, treatment or gym membership now whilst special offers are on! Many offers and discounts from local businesses are available this month only, so book now, to go into the New Year feeling and looking good.

Chancellor announces £1bn fund for hospitality and leisure

The Chancellor has announced a £1bn fund for the hospitality sector and an extra £30m to help theatres and museums. This latest announcement is a positive response from government and is accessible through local authorities. As before, BIDs are perfectly positioned to get this money out to levy payers quickly. These measures for hospitality and […]

Success for our ‘Making High Streets Work’ project!

West Norwood and Tulse Hill are set for a £130,000 investment to create affordable workspace after securing funding from City Hall. This was made available under the High Streets for All Challenge to stimulate economic recovery and comes after almost two years of disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. The West Norwood and Tulse Hill ‘Making High […]

Shop Local, Party Local

Avoid the crowds in the West End by continuing to support your local businesses. Tulse Hill & West Norwood has everything you need to celebrate in style this holiday season! Every pound you spend with a local independent store, or producer, has a 60% greater economic benefit to your local community than spending it with […]

It’s a YES!

It’s a YES! WN and TH businesses have voted to keep Station to Station BID for a second term.

Your Vote Counts!

Make your vote count and a reminder on the benefits of voting YES. Deadline to return ballot papers is 29 September.

Mayor of London funds S2S project to protect future of high streets

We are pleased to announce that Station to Station business improvement district was one of 35 London projects selected by the High Streets for All Challenge to receive £20,000 funding. This project ‘Making High Streets Work’ – which seeks to strategically identify sites in order to bring on new workspace provision in the area – is the […]

Donate your old laptops, phones & tablets to help local families

You may remember Lambeth Tech Aid who did great work during 2020 collecting, wiping and refurbishing tech devices to be donated to those in need during the pandemic. The organisation are now known as Community Tech Aid and are still carrying out the same work. We now have a donation point in the heart of […]

Deadline to apply for EU Settled Status!

We want you to stay! All Lambeth’s European Union citizens must apply for Settled Status before 30 June 2021. From July this year EU nationals who haven’t applied to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) risk losing the right to live and work in the UK.  This month the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants said: […]

Coronavirus business interruption insurance payouts

Insurance companies that initially rejected claims from businesses for losses due to the coronavirus pandemic have been overruled by The Supreme Court. We would encourage all Station to Station businesses to check with their insurer as you may be entitled to an insurance payout that was denied earlier in the pandemic. The Supreme Court backed […]

SGN Upgrade to gas network in Norwood Road

SGN are upgrading the gas network in Norwood Road. The project involves the essential replacement of old metal gas mains with new plastic pipe to ensure they continue to provide a safe and reliable gas supply to the local area. This safety-critical project needs to go ahead now, rather than wait until the coronavirus pandemic […]

Local Restrictions Support Grants – applications open

Please see below for some information on the latest government grants available for businesses via Lambeth. These cover when London was in Tier 2 (October) & Tier 3 (December) as well as when England was in National Lockdown (November) as well as Tier 4 and National Lockdown (3). National Lockdown and Tier 4 Grants Local Restrictions […]

Mr Francatelli and Sweet Carolina collaboration: WeDeliverSE27

Mr Francatelli’s delicatessen and Sweet Carolina restaurant and bar have adapted to the COVID 19 imposed circumstances to bring a new online/telephone delivery service ‘WeDeliverSE27’. They have a wide range of yummy delicatessen treats, cheese, meats, anti-pasti, cakes and pastries, as well as offering fresh produce and staples like flour, bread and pasta. You can […]

COVID-19 and support for your business

COVID-19 UPDATE Station to Station have been monitoring the Covid-19 situation closely as it evolves and are responding to all the multiple queries that our members have via email and through the whatsapp groups. WE NOW HAVE THIS DEDICATED PAGE WHICH THE TEAM WILL KEEP UPDATED   Financial advice For those of you worried about […]

Thames Water update Feb 2020

Thames Water to close Landsdowne Hill for two weekends: 29 February, 1 March, 7 March and 8 March 2020 This is to allow installation of pipes across the junction between Landsdowne Hill and Norwood Road. More details here.

Cargo bike

We have partnered with Lambeth & Peddle My Wheels to provide local residents with free deliveries on their high street shopping. The cargo bike will deliver for FREE to the local postcodes: SE27, SE24, SE21, SW12. All you have to do is walk or cycle into town, shop and drop your heavy bags at Bon […]

Christmas advert in Urban Fox

We have included an advert in the November edition of the new monthly magazine Urban Fox and will be showcasing the products, events and festive food and drink that the area has to offer. Urban Fox is available across Southwark and Lambeth. Reaching over 86,000* readers, the magazine advert promotes gift and voucher ideas to […]

​​Tea with a Trader

We will be instating a business version of the monthly ‘cuppa with a copper’ that ​takes place at St Lukes Church. ‘Tea with a ​T​rader’ sessions will ​address ​​the three main issues ​our high street​ has​: anti social behaviour, shoplifting and street drinking. This is an opportunity for you to come and speak to your […]

Free Monthly Business Surgeries – Coming soon!

Station to Station will be introducing free monthly drop in ‘surgeries’ in the meeting room at Parkhall Workspace. Topics to include: Accounting Marketing Branding IT Social Media The sessions will be run by volunteer Parkhall businesses for the benefit of all businesses in the area, and are an informal drop-in where people with a query […]

Prepare you business for BREXIT

We’re supporting some important research to find out how the hospitality sector is being affected by Brexit. Restaurants and other hospitality businesses are among the major employers in the borough and tell us that there are urgent concerns around recruitment, retention and skills shortages. The boroughs of Lambeth, Southwark, Lewisham and Wandsworth have therefore, commissioned […]

Thames Water phase & Christmas update

Thames Water have now laid around half of the new water pipe on Norwood Road. Due to challenging ground conditions and the presence of other utilities such as electricity cables, they have had to make some changes to the order in which we will continue the works.

Thames Water roadworks: Phase 2A Norwood road

The roadworks have now moved further towards Elmcourt Road but roadworks on the south end of Norwood road are on hold currently while Thames Water review the route of the main to take account of existing services that have been encountered. The traffic management in this area of the works has been removed as of […]

Help support Fairtrade in Lambeth

Lambeth Council is looking to renew its status of Fairtrade Borough in November 2019. Lambeth is committed to raising awareness of the Fairtrade mark across the Borough, and looking to work in partnership with businesses and organisations to boost uptake. If your business uses or sells Fairtrade products, fill this 2-minute survey to help assess the uptake […]

Business Continuity Planning

Did you know that 80% of businesses suffering a major disaster go out of business within three years? You need to carefully prepare to manage your business through an effective business continuity arrangement especially during this current climate of uncertainty e.g. BREXIT, cyber threats, extreme weather, etc. Business Continuity Planning is the backup plan of […]

The Greater London Investment Fund for small businesses

Today, the Mayor of London has announced that more than £100m will be invested into small businesses through the newly created Greater London Investment Fund. The fund is now open for small  businesses to apply! The Greater London Investment Fund has been developed specifically to target businesses which have had difficulties in securing crucial investment. While […]

Why businesses must invest in visual merchandising

It is important that businesses stay up to date and adapt to current trends within their communities, especially when a retailer has been trading for many years. Investing in a retail space enhances its appeal and engagement to consumers, allowing for the display of more products. In December 2018, online retailing accounted for 20% of […]

Fest Norwood

West Norwood’s first arts’ festival concluded on Sunday 12th August. The newly restored Fire Station and South London Theatre hosted a ten day multi-arts festival tagged: Fest Norwood. Fest Norwood was designed to celebrate and highlight West Norwood’s heritage, its community and its local businesses and also to promote well-being through art and culture. The […]