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The inStreatham Business Improvement District is here to make the Streatham Town Centre a lively, attractive shopping destination and a safe, desirable place for people to enjoy the night-life. The inStreatham Board is now preparing to re-ballot based on their work completing their 2020 vision for the area. Read about the good news happening locally...

We are now an InLink partner - advertise locally

InStreatham BID is now an affiliate of the InIink Partners Programme. This gives all our members 30% discount on the price of a standard advert booking.

InLink is the community noticeboard of the future, they are the digital columns that you may have noticed along your high street. They provide consumers with ultrafast Wi-Fi and phone calls, free council and community advertising, maps and wayfinding, rapid device charging, an emergency 999 call button, public messaging capabilities, and a platform for future technologies like air quality monitoring.

Could you pledge to become a plastic free business in 2019?

Plastic Free Streatham is a local organisation founded by two local residents with the aim to work with businesses, community groups and residents to reduce the amount of plastic we consume in the area.

Could you pledge to phase out one or more of the following items: Plastic bags, Plastic cups, Plastic cutlery / stirrers, Plastic straws, Plastic bottles or implement a zero-waste scheme such as a refill station or discount to customers bringing reusable cup, plastic free products / customers own containers accepted?

AGM 2019 annual review

Many thanks to those of you who came along to our AGM last week.

We hope you had an informative and enjoyable evening.

For those that couldn't make it there please see attached below our Annual Review.

AGM 2019

BID Members, you are warmly invited to attend InStreatham's first Annual General Meeting (AGM) of our second term. The meeting will be held in the upstairs function room at the Horse & Groom, 60 Streatham High Road, SW16 1DA.

This is a great opportunity to meet the BID team and Board Members, find out what projects we have delivered this year and our vision for the next few years.

Christmas Treasure Trail

Collect the clue in each participating window to complete this popular Christmas phrase and enter our competition to win a top prize of £100! Now that’s a Christmas present we’d all like to receive...

Lights On Streatham! 2018

Celebrate with us over a glass of mulled wine or hot chocolate and a mince pie on Saturday 1st December. 

Our annual Lights On Streatham! Switch on event is drawing near. We’ll be turning on of Streatham’s festive lights along with some famous faces on Saturday 1st December on Babington Plaza/Streatham Green.

Show us how well you can do Winter Wonderland!

Christmas Shop Window contest

We're launching our 2018 Shop window competition this Christmas and we want all businesses on our high road to take part! Join in with the festive spirit and contribute to Streatham's wonderful festive displays. Create bright and decorative displays with a special award for the winning business.

The Christmas Shop Window contest will be based on the criteria that covers all aspects of Christmas, including visual impact, creativity and ideas, and innovative themed displays.
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2018 Business Awards category shortlist

The fourth annual Streatham Business Awards is almost here. Excitement is mounting with just a few days to go until the ceremony!

Since applications opened, we've received an overwhelming response over the last few months. A record 150 entries from a total of 50 businesses entered the awards this year, with the category winners carefully chosen by our influential judges. There were over 500 nominations for the Best Customer Service award for more than 60 businesses right here in Streatham!

Cuppa with a Copper

As part of Lambeth's and the Metropolitan Police' strategy to working better with the community to target crime and anti-social behaviour (ASB), this year they introduced ‘A cuppa with a copper’sessions for people to drop in and discuss any concerns they have in their respective communities. These are informal sessions designed for any members of the community to speak to local police officers face to face to report ASB, raise local concerns and enjoy a cuppa in a relaxed environment.

Business rates Event

Rising Rents and Business Rates are damaging the mix of independent shops on our high streets.

They are forcing some of us to relocate, cut back on local staff or the services our customers need. They will force some of us to close.
We want to work with decision makers to ensure that our businesses can thrive, not just survive!

Please join us on Wednesday 12th September from 7:45pm - 9:30pm
At: The Portico Gallery, 23a Knights Hill, West Norwood, SE27 0HS

At this event we will:

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