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T&L Food and Culture Awards 2019 RESULTS

Wimbledon businesses have had a run of success at the high profile South West London awards – The Time and Leisure Food and Culture Awards. The public 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, […]

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. […]

Mayor Launches Good Work Standard

The Mayor’s scheme sets a high bar for employment standards and supports good employers. The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has launched his Good Work Standard – a benchmark for high employment standards, with fair pay at its heart – and has urged employers of all sizes and sectors to join him in his mission […]

Merton Best Business Announce 2019 Finalists

With a record number of entries to this years Merton Best Business Awards, we are delighted to announce so many of our BID and town centre businesses have been named finalists. This year saw new categories launched for large businesses in the borough to enter and we’re thrilled to see our BID businesses represented here. […]

Merton Council declares a Climate Change Emergency

Climate Emergency Declaration – Where do we go from here? On 10th July, Councillors voted unanimously to declare a climate emergency. The support for this cross-party motion from all corners of the borough shows how urgent the problem is, and how important it is to reduce the impact that the borough has on climate change. […]

Deliveroo Progress Update July 2019

Working with Merton Council we have managed to secure some additional motorbike parking bays in Hartfield Road car park to enable food delivery bikes to wait there for orders to come through. Drivers have been asked by Deliveroo to use these bays during the next two weeks, with the tennis buses using the loading bays […]

July CEO Update from Helen

Wimbledon town centre really does come alive at this time of year and we work hard to ensure the town is presented well. You will have seen our pavements being jetwashed (see more) and this year we have taken it upon ourselves to clean, repaint and dress the taxi shelter at Wimbledon station (see more). […]

Elys Featured in BBC’s Changing High Street Series

As part of a recent BBC London News series focusing on the capital’s changing high streets, department store Elys welcomed the BBC team to spend a day at the department store. Talking to shoppers and staff members to get an insight as to how the store a – so rich in history – has changed and […]