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Action Counters Terrorism (ACT) Monthly Sessions

Counter Terrorism Sessions for Business As we enter the next stage of lockdown restrictions easing, everyone should be able to enjoy safely the opportunities to get out and about. To help you keep your customers and staff, Metropolitan Police, in partnership with Merton Chamber of Commerce, are hosting free monthly Action Counters Terrorism (ACT) sessions. […]

Rapid Tests Available For Wimbledon Businesses and Employees

Testing for front-line workers Testing for ALL front-line workers, volunteers and carers who have NO symptoms, is now available via Merton Council. The council is encouraging these groups to get a lateral flow test (a rapid test) twice a week. They have plenty of capacity, so if you must leave home to go to work […]

Nationwide ‘An Hour To Skill’ Campaign

‘An Hour to Skill’ is a new campaign from the Government to inspire the nation to spend one hour a week learning online with The Skills Toolkit. These high-quality, online courses aim to further develop your team’s skills, helping to boost productivity and help individuals to get ahead in their current role or gain a […]

Love Wimbledon receives BID industry standards kitemark

Love Wimbledon was recently awarded a kitemark, a newly developed standard by The BID Foundation, to represent the achievement of high standards of quality and governance. The BID Foundation, a group of 89 Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) that lead the evolution of the industry, has launched new guidance to help demonstrate and raise standards of […]

Businesses Assist the Community Through Covid

Despite the challenges presented by Covid-19, Wimbledon businesses recognised the importance of their role in the community. 2020 saw a tremendous effort from Wimbledon businesses to support local and wider initiatives during the Coronavirus pandemic, from local foodbanks to the NHS, and our key workers. Many businesses and organisations have made heroic efforts and done […]

Love Wimbledon Delivers A Safe Christmas

  Whilst celebrations were different in 2020, Christmas spirit was very much alive in Wimbledon Town Centre. From our sparkling Christmas Tree, to a family-oriented Reindeer Trail and a month of magical Christmas markets, Love Wimbledon provided the community with a safe way to celebrate the Christmas and New Year period during various levels of […]

Bounce Back Better Campaign

  Love Wimbledon is proud to support a campaign launched by Croydon BID “Bounce Back Better”, an extension of the Raise The Bar campaign, in order to call on the government to provide more support to retail, hospitality and leisure sectors in 2021/2022. The campaign manifesto covers 4 main asks: One-off grant for retail, hospitality […]

New Lockdown Grant Announced

Due to Lockdown 3, the Chancellor has announced today that businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure sectors are to receive a one-off grant worth up to £9,000. The one-off top-up grants will be applied to closed businesses as follows: £4,000 for businesses with a rateable value of £15,000 or under £6,000 for businesses with […]

New Year, New Developments

Wimbledon is entering the new year with a surge in positive developments and placemaking across the town. The centre is an urban / suburban hub of good transport links, beautiful buildings, HQs, independents and cultural choice. It is recognised as a growth relocation area for businesses who want somewhere safe, convenient and affordable, the following […]