Our high street has shown itself to be resilient, with lower vacancy levels, steady footfall and consistently higher spend in comparison to other areas within the borough.
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 […]
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.
The proprietors of Village Masaleh in Tulse Hill will be giving away free curries on Christmas Day!
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 […]
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 […]
Move to Plan B confirmed as Omicron spreads across UK, with early analysis suggesting cases could be doubling at a rate of as little as 2.5 to 3 days.
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! WN and TH businesses have voted to keep Station to Station BID for a second term.
Make your vote count and a reminder on the benefits of voting YES. Deadline to return ballot papers is 29 September.
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 […]
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 […]
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: […]
To mark International Women’s Day 2021, we are pleased to launch our new Station to Station YouTube channel to celebrate the achievements of some of our female fronted businesses.
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 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 […]
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 […]
South London Botanical Institute and Station to Station have secured a grant of £15,295 from Mayor of London to help Norwood Road & Norwood High Street ‘grow back greener’.
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 […]
Update, including effect of the pandemic on services, and reducing risk to workers and customers.
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 […]
Letter from Leader of Lambeth Council on the desperate need to support the business community at this time of emergency
Companies with a rateable value of less than £51,000 will be eligible for the tax holiday. The measure applies to firms including shops, cinemas, restaurants and hotels.
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.
Road closure and re routing map
We’ve created a Christmas guide for shoppers to get their gifts and treats here in West Norwood and Tulse Hill. Download your guide here
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 […]
Apply for a Living Wage employer Business Rates rebate
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 […]
We will be instating a business version of the monthly ‘cuppa with a copper’ that takes place at St Lukes Church. ‘Tea with a Trader’ 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 […]
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 […]
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 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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
West Norwood Cemetery has been awarded £4.6 million from the National Lottery to save many of its listed monuments from ruin.
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 […]
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 […]