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A workers discount scheme to encourage local employees to ‘Shop Local’ on Norwood High Street.
We’re supporting our member businesses to become more environmentally friendly as it is better for business. Customers increasingly demand greener products and services, as well as it being vital for all of our futures
Do you have unused or underused commercial premises in the town centre, industrial area or beyond? Would you benefit from using this space to create a new income stream? Could you maximise the use of your space throughout the day? If so, then consider repurposing part or all of your property as workspace – we […]
Station to Station is collaborating with Lambeth & Rathbone’s Youth Hub at the Old Library, to help local young people to take their first steps into paid employment. In the words of Charline, Rathbone’s Head of Children and Young People’s Service, we are asking local employers “to be that person” who gives a young person their […]
Our online directory – using paid for and targeted social media advertisements – regularly reaches up to 5000 people within a 4km radius of the BID area, and helps promote all 200+* businesses currently signed up. The listings can be managed by us or by businesses themselves. It is especially useful if businesses don’t have […]
A popular service where lots of local people look for jobs and a great place to advertise any roles you may have
Station to Station BID have received external funding through Lambeth’s Economic Resilience Funding to implement a new project for the area – a shared electric delivery van – similar to other successful schemes around London. The Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) reached the south circular in October 2021 and Station to Station are partnering with Zipcar to bring […]
Station to Station contracted retail consultant Wendy Jackson from Scope for More to do a piece of work along Norwood High Street. This particular street was chosen because it is due to be ‘de-designated’ as a high street from the railway bridge up and will no longer be part of West Norwood’s town centre (which […]
Free professional photography session for BID businesses, high quality images for your own promotions or your Station to Station Directory listing
Station to Station has teamed up with allPlanning to give professional advice on planning issues to levy paying businesses within our business improvement district. We are working with Rob Hewson, previously employed by Lambeth Council for many years in their planning department, who now runs the planning consultancy allPlanning. “I first worked at Lambeth back […]
Promotional campaign for Christmas trading
As a BID, we see the value of engaging with all our local organisations, as they are very likely the customers of our businesses, and what they feel and know about their neighbourhood is vital. We support volunteer organisations such as West Norwood Feast, which draws thousands of visitors to the neighbourhood, as well as […]
We use a combination of organic and paid for promotions to reach the maximum number of potential customers. Our social media presence continues to grow and we are seeing more shares and tweets relating to Station to Station businesses. Twitter followers have grown by 17% and Facebook by nearly 58%, with significant peaks in March […]
During the first months of the Covid-19 crisis, we helped 100% of the 267 businesses within the Station to Station district who were eligible for business support grants to receive £3,405,000 worth of local funding. Station to Station also supported 60+ local businesses who were ineligible for government support to access £660,000* of Lambeth’s Economic […]
We are positioning the area as ‘The destination for affordable workspace in Lambeth’. Encouraging new companies and self employed individuals to settle here means potentially hundreds more people coming into Tulse Hill & West Norwood daily, who will spend in the local economy by shopping in our shops, eating in our cafes and restaurants and […]
If you have an issue that you need help with, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org; if we can’t help directly, we probably know someone who can. We represent the collective needs of local business at key meetings, and encourage businesses to have their say in consultations that affect their trading area. We provide support to businesses […]
Levy payers can continue to benefit from ‘buying services in bulk’ through belonging to a BID. This has meant considerable savings for businesses who take part, well exceeding the annual bill to Station to Station in most instances. We provide subsidised recycling via First Mile to all our levy payers and will continue to partner […]
Keeping the Area Safe The business community is connected via a series of information sharing groups that act as a shop/business watch scheme and which help us all work together to keep the area safe. Station to Station staff can keep businesses informed in an efficient and time effective manner (guidance on the pandemic for […]
What’s in a name? The West Norwood Key Industrial Business Area (KIBA) is the largest industrial area in Lambeth and has a significant impact on the local and regional economy. It is a vibrant and diverse industrial estate, with mechanics, chemical factories, paint and sign makers, cake bakers and coffee grinders all working side by […]
Station to Station works closely with Lambeth Council and Serco to make sure the streets are kept clean. This involves regular reporting & investigation of fly tipping, and the targeting of ‘grot spots’ either by working with businesses themselves or via enforcement. We arrange extra ‘deep cleans’ of pavements especially in the dryer months and […]
We installed hanging baskets and planters across the BID area to improve the area’s general Visual appeal. We installed three planters on Station rise which are regularly maintained along with the Hoopla gardens.
Series of newsletters to keep our BID members and local organisations up to date
Shop local is a business directory of local businesses viewable on the West Norwood Feast website
Cheaper waste collection and recycling with First Mile
We are proud to support many local community events The BID has supported a number of West Norwood’s annual events programme including the West Norwood Free Film Festival, Feast Winter Lights and Fest Norwood. The Board of Directors and team will make decisions on which events to support, based on expected footfall, dwell time and […]
Better information to drivers and pedestrians as well as feedback for the parking review/ charges.
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 […]
Building an identity for West Norwood’s Industrial and Business Area
We annually provide a 25ft Christmas tree at the top of Norwood Road and festive lighting in the trees by Tulse Hill station. We collaborate with local events and organisations such as West Norwood Feast, Norwood Forum’s annual Window Wanderland festival and local artists, to bring about creative and quirky festive events and displays that unite […]