“Like Worcester Park” Business Improvement District Ballot

15 Nov 2018

Businesses at Worcester Park have a unique opportunity to set up a Business Improvement District (BID) that could see over £200,000 invested in the area over the next five years. The Worcester Park BID area covers 180 businesses with a combined rate-able value of £3 million. The vote to establish a BID for Worcester Park […]

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Inauguration of art work on the High Street

22 Jun 2017

The Rolling Stones, HG Wells, Joan Armatrading, Quentin Crisp and Katie Melua are the stars of a new piece of artwork designed to brighten up a section of Sutton’s High Street. The artwork on the wall of Tim’s Cafe is a result of a partnership between Sutton Council, as part of the Opportunity Sutton team’s […]

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Market Place Sutton works update – April 2017

11 Apr 2017

The renovation of the upper facades are now finally completed – and what a difference it has made. The shop fronts too are well underway. They will be completed by the end of the April 2017. There was a bit of an urgency in planting the trees- the planting season ended in the middle of […]

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Sutton Council wins award for Best Programme of Support for Small Businesses

10 Apr 2017

The pivotal role played by London boroughs in supporting and promoting the capital’s small businesses was highlighted at the Small Business Friendly Borough Awards. Now in its fourth year, the Small Business Friendly Borough Awards is run by London Councils, which represents the 32 boroughs and the City of London, and the London region of […]

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Market Place Sutton works update – March 2017

15 Mar 2017

1. Uppers: a. The work to the uppers is continuing. Minor repair works have been completed (e.g. uprooting of a tree growing out of the building) and the paint work are faintly visible through the mesh and the side of KFC. b. The scaffolding will start to come down from 26th March and will completely […]

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National Apprenticeship Week: Lauren

10 Mar 2017

Reposted from: https://www.orchardhill.ac.uk/about/news/national-apprenticeship-week/ This week marks the celebration of the tenth annual National Apprenticeship Week. It will highlight the success of Apprenticeships over the last decade, celebrating the positive impact on individuals, businesses and the economy. Lauren is just one of Orchard Hill College’s examples of what a positive impact an Apprenticeship course can have: […]

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National Apprenticeship Week

7 Mar 2017

The 6th to 10th March 2017 marks the tenth anniversary of National Apprenticeship Week. The campaign is co-ordinated by the National Apprenticeship Service and is designed to celebrate the positive impact Apprenticeships and Traineeships have on individuals, businesses, and the economy of the UK. Many events will be taking place across the country which will bring employers, […]

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Workspace and innovation centre Survey

30 Jan 2017

Are you a startup or growing business looking for space in South London? If so, we would really like to hear your views about the development of a new workspace and innovation centre space. Sutton Council, in partnership with the Greater London Authority, is working towards establishing an exciting new open workspace and innovation centre, […]

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Sutton High Street – Shopfronts

9 Jan 2017

Start of construction work Works to Market Place Sutton are finally set to begin in January 2017. The works comprise of two phases, namely Phase 1: improvements to seven shop fronts and ten upper floor facades; and Phase 2: Improvements to public realm comprising of landscaping, new seating, construction of a kiosk, and lighting installation […]

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London Growth Hub supports businesses

5 Dec 2016

The London Growth Hub launched its new website in order to help start-ups with: Starting your business Financing your business Finding and growing your team Premises and open workspace Managing your business Accessing new business   It is easy and free to join the London Growth Hub community, just register your details here and you […]

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