Entries by katie

September CEO Update from Helen

After Ride London, August is always a quiet month on the streets of Wimbledon, however we are very pleased to note that our overall footfall is not declining. In fact year on year we have stronger figures than August 2018 and we are showing a growth in footfall for the year to date. Investment in […]

Deliveroo & Food Delivery Bikes

Deliveroo hosted a drop in session for their riders in Hartfield Road car park on Thursday 15th August. This was well attended by the riders as Deliveroo gave away a lot of ‘kit’, whilst also giving them a leaflet from Love Wimbledon outlining some positive behaviours that we would like to encourage within the town. […]

Latest Wimbledon Parking Update

At the latest Merton Council meeting about the rise in parking charges, our CEO Helen Clark Bell spoke about the lack of evidence that this change to the parking fees will have on the air quality in the town. Whilst we are all agreed air quality needs to be improved and the council needs to […]

Workplace Mental Health Support: 26 September, 8am – 10.15am

Better mental health support in the workplace can save UK businesses up to £8 billion per year. An investment in mental health support within workplaces can lead to 4 time the profit yields. Join us for breakfast and learn about how you can support mental wellbeing in the workplace. Key Takeaways include Identifying signs & […]

YMCA Building Consultation

YMCA Wimbledon recently held a public consultation event to receive views on their latest proposal. We all agree that the current building is not fit for purpose and is in a deteriorating condition. In order to enable the construction of a new home for YMCA, the development and sale of private housing will provide the […]

August CEO Update from Helen

Wow what a tennis fortnight! The town really does come alive to celebrate this international event and we are proud to be able to show off the town to the tens of thousands of visitors that arrive. Our big screen, sponsored by local business Upfield (through their brand Elmlea) attracted the largest crowds so far, […]

Business Survey Results and Actions

Thank you to all the respondents – the 2019 survey received responses from nearly 40% of our BID businesses. We asked you about a number of areas including: Business Services / Marketing Lobbying for Businesses Recruitment Sustainability and the Environment Love Wimbledon View of the Town Centre 94% of businesses said Wimbledon look and feel […]

T&L Food and Culture Awards 2019 Finalists Announced

Readers voted in their thousands for their favourite food and culture venues across South West London and Surrey, and following a record breaking five figure total of votes cast, Time & Leisure have revealed this year’s FINALISTS for the Food & Culture Awards 2019. We are so proud to see so many of our Wimbledon […]

Love Wimbledon Relaunch Business Website

A better experience for you We have relaunched the BID pages of our website packed with information about who we are, what we are here to do, how we support our BID businesses and how we achieve our aims and objectives. Using desktop or mobile you can continue to access important resources such as our Annual […]

Google Helping Town Centres

A New Era for Place Management Support Following months of collaboration through events, we are delighted to announce that Google has become a member of ATCM. Google will join hundreds of councils, Business Improvement Districts and place managers across the UK and Ireland, all striving to ensure the economic and social health of our town centres. […]