Entries by

May CEO Update from Helen

As Tesco’s calls for a 2% online sales tax to relieve business rates, Debenhams Wimbledon is put on the closure list for 2020, and Chicken Shop close their doors, Elys reveal their latest investment with the launch of their Urban Beauty department incorporating Gina Conway Salon & Spa. Through these changes Wimbledon is demonstrating the […]

Designated Food Delivery Bike Areas in Wimbledon

With the increase of food delivery bikes in Wimbledon you will be aware of the number of bikes blocking the parking bays outside the station and the increase of bikes generally in the town. Love Wimbledon BID has been lobbying hard to find a solution for over 18 months, (food delivery bike survey with local businesses) […]

ACT Awareness eLearning

Free Action Counters Terrorism (ACT) briefing sessions for Retailers and Businesses. Counter Terrorism Policing have recently produced two new training packages to support businesses in their journey towards preparedness and the fight against terrorism. ACT Awareness eLearning will provide nationally recognised corporate CT guidance to help industry better understand, and mitigate against, current terrorist methodology.   […]

Wimbledon’s first Trivia Pub Trail in aid of stem4

Love Wimbledon and stem4 were proud to present Wimbledon’s first charity Trivia Pub Trail held on 21st March.  An evening of pub stops, interactive questions and challenges around Wimbledon Town Centre – all through their mobile phones. 14 teams from local businesses went head to head taking on the trivia trail, enjoying the hospitality of […]

Culture in London is Now Mapped

The Cultural Infrastructure Plan, launched by the Mayor of London, is an initiative to support and grow cultural spaces in the capital for generations to come. There is also a plan that goes with it to: -Understanding where London’s cultural infrastructure is located -Planning for and creating new cultural infrastructure -Providing major infrastructure for a […]

Local Businesses Helping Local Charities

A big thanks to Wimbledon Nando’s staff who recently helped out at the Faith in Action Drop In Centre on Kingston Road by cooking food, cleaning up the store room, packing donation parcels and generally lending a helping hand where needed. This great community spirit is in addition to them already donating food to Faith in […]

Spring Update from CEO Helen

As the clocks go forward and the trees are in full blossom, the ‘feel good factor’ of spring is alive and well in Wimbledon. We welcomed three new businesses in the last month, Lebanese cuisine, Kababji and a LGBTQ bar, CMYK – both Wimbledon firsts, along with Card Factory that has opened in Centre Court. Independent pet shop and dog groomers Creature […]

Time & Leisure Food and Culture Awards 2019

Back for the ninth year, Time & Leisure’s Food and Culture Awards 2019 are LIVE! Set up to support local businesses, these awards seek out consumer opinions and shine a light on the best in the region. They create conversations amongst consumers of where to try, discover new experiences and encourage people to support their […]

New Lebanese restaurant Kababji opens in Wimbledon

Authentic Lebanese grill house, Kababji, has invested over half a million in their first UK premises, and selected Wimbledon Town Centre as their new home.   Opened on 25 March 2019, the new outlet on The Broadway, offers 210 square metres of both takeaway and sit-down dining. With 26 established restaurants already located in the […]