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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...

Lights on! Christmas in Streatham 2017

Enjoy a glass of mulled wine or hot chocolate and a mince pie and celebrate the festive season. 

Streatham Business Improvement District, inStreatham, is organising this year's Lights On! Streatham event to celebrate Small Business Saturday and the turning on of Streatham’s festive lights. Babington Plaza is the place to be. There will be live entertainment and local choirs between 4pm and 6pm, during which the Christmas Lights will be switched on.

Heart Streatham Christmas magazine

inStreatham BID and Heart Streatham are delighted to announce the release of their Christmas collaboration to produce a very special magazine for the festive season. The Shop in Streatham and Heart Streatham issue will have a fresh new look designed to encourage locals to make optimal use of what Streatham's businesses have to offer as they plan their Christmas entertainment and shopping.

InStreatham AGM - November 22nd 2017 - 12.30pm

The inStreatham Annual General Meeting will take place at The White Lion on Wednesday November 22nd at 12.30pm

This is an opportunity to meet the team, find out what projects we have delivered this year on your behalf and become more involved.

All Board Directors volunteer to help make Streatham better and are business owners like you so if you would like to put yourself forward to join the team then please send us a few lines outlining why you would like to be involved by Wednesday November 15th to [email protected].

2018 and beyond!

In 2018, businesses will have the opportunity to decide on whether to continue with the great work of inStreatham.

Apply for local discretionary rate relief scheme

Under the 2017 Business Rates Revaluation, Lambeth businesses have seen the fourth highest rateable value increase in the country.

Many local businesses in Lambeth will face a rise in excess of 30%. In the Spring Budget, Central Government made available a further Discretionary Fund for Local Authorities to assist businesses affected by the 2017 Revaluation. The additional funds will facilitate a discretionary scheme to help businesses struggling to meet their new increased business rates charge. 

Celebrating Streatham from Hill to Vale!

The 16th annual Streatham Festival took place this year on July 1st 2017 – July 9th 2017. The festival was jam packed with live music, world-class art and lots of fun for little ones. As the theme of the year was Celebrating Streatham, it was only right to revel in all of the fantastic things that Streatham has to offer.

19 Bar top of the fest! - Streatham Food Festival

19 Bar has been voted as the favourite venue of the Streatham Food Festival 2017.

The eighth annual Streatham Food Festival returned this year on Thursday 22nd June through to Sunday 25th June. Over 30 of Streatham’s wonderful eateries took part with Each restaurant or cafe  offering a selection of three dishes - all costing less than £5, allowing guests to taste their way around Streatham.

Improve staff skills with Wandsworth council apprenticeships

inStreatham are pleased to announce that Wandsworth Borough Council are offering local businesses the chance to upskill their existing staff, under the apprenticeship scheme.

Apprenticeships are in-work training programmes offered by employers under which the apprentice engages in on- and off-the-job learning and development activities that will lead to a work-based qualification. Most employers will work with a third-party training provider to deliver the external element of the training.

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