Entries by jennifer

Reunite This Christmas Campaign

  This season, Love Wimbledon’s  ‘Reunite This Christmas’ campaign launches, kicking off an exciting festive offer. The campaign focuses on celebrating people coming together again for the first Christmas without any restrictions in a while. Encompassing what our amazing High Street businesses have to offer, from theatre performances to delicious dinners, WW22 fashion in Elys […]

Love Wimbledon Wins Funding to Green Wimbledon’s Commercial Buildings

Are you up for going greener? Amidst rising energy prices, it is even more important to operate workplaces efficiently to save money. We are one of only nine London-based business engagement partners who will be delivering the Mayor of London’s Business Climate Challenge (BCC). Following a successful trial, the programme was proven to reduce energy […]

Elys opens up to Merton Shine Photographers

As the new photography exhibition in Elys launched featuring work from the community Shine Club based in Mitcham, the much-loved department store was full of laughter and chat with the creative children who took the photos explaining how and why they chose their settings. Sally Warren at Love Wimbledon commented, ‘It’s inspiring having artwork displayed […]

Street Lamp Replacement Starts Monday 11 July

Merton Council’s infrastructure team will be replacing lamp posts in Wimbledon Town Centre and across the borough The programme begins on Monday 11 July, with some roadworks at the end of July / beginning of August. Traffic management will be in place for roadworks (local and emergency access will be maintained throughout the works where […]

New Mushroom Farm Joins Centre Court

  As part of Centre Court Shopping Centre’s transformation, a new mushroom farm has been installed that needs hospitality businesses in Wimbledon to donate their used coffee grounds to grow gourmet mushrooms. Run by mushroom farmers Caley Brothers, the purpose of this new farm is to utilise coffee waste from local cafes and restaurants to grow […]

Merton Best Business Awards 2022 Launches

Merton Best Business Awards to launch at New Wimbledon Theatre this May. The 2022 Merton Best Business Awards will officially launch at New Wimbledon Theatre on Tuesday 24 May, with a new set of categories to celebrate and recognise businesses that have not only survived the events of the past two years, but have shown […]

Robotic Assisted Surgery Comes To Wimbledon Through Local Partnership

Leading orthopaedic and sports medicine group Fortius Clinic, has partnered with Spire St Anthony’s, a hospital local to Wimbledon and the South West, to now offer patients in the town centre access to robotic-assisted surgery for joint replacements. Fortius Clinic opened a new state-of-the-art clinic on Worple Road in September 2020, offering rapid access to […]

Wimbledon Is Working

Firstly, thank you for the great response to my first blog. This month, while it remains challenging to find much to feel optimistic about globally, I have been encouraged in Wimbledon by our situation locally. Here are five recent encouraging experiences that have led me to feel that things are changing for the better here […]

Covid-19 Additional Relief Fund (CARF)

Merton Council have emailed all businesses in Wimbledon Town Centre that they believe are eligible for Covid-19 Additional Relief Funding. This includes a reduction on your business rates bill for 2021/22 and is targeted at businesses that were not eligible for the Expanded Retail Relief or the Nursery Discount in 2021/22. The council has been […]

CEO Update: February 2022

Hello, I thought that since I am new in this role, and with Helen leaving such a great legacy after 10 years in this position, it might be helpful for Love Wimbledon’s businesses to find out a bit more about me, and for me to keep you updated on some of the areas our BID […]