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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...

Helping your business recover from emergencies

The Business Emergency Resilience Group (BERG) is a network of businesses and organisations united in a desire to help others affected by crises. BERG enables larger organisations to assist small to medium-sized businesses and communities affected by crises by matching their resources with identified local needs.

Loss of water supply compensations

Following several discussions with Thames Water, the BID has been informed that Castle Water is the company handling the retailing activities of Thames Water for business customers since April 2017, therefore are the respondent company.

Controlled parking zone to be introduced in Streatham

A public survey has been developed in order to seek the views of residents and local businesses to consider the introduction of Controlled Parking Zones (CPZ) across the wards of Streatham Wells, St. Leonard’s and Streatham South.

Local residents have recently raised the issue about parking problems mostly caused by commuters who park and complete their journey by public transport or those working in nearby businesses.

Duty Of Care Inspections

We have been advised by Lambeth Council that waste inspections are being carried out, please note the following:
Lambeth Council Environmental Services have been conducting Duty of Care inspections throughout the borough to ensure businesses are complying with their duty of care requirements under Section 34 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990.

Streatham BID renewal success

In the last six months, InStreatham has been preparing to go to re ballot for a second year term, to continue reinvesting into Streatham, and we're proud to announce that the BID renewal vote has passed! Businesses big and small turned out to vote yes for InStreatham BID to continue for another five years!

We are pleased to announce that 45% of businesses voted and 83% voted yes in numbers and 95% voted yes in rateable value!

This investment will help Streatham grow and reach new heights. We will be working on:

Commercial lease training for Streatham businesses

Gain the knowledge you need for the lease you want.

The London Growth Hub is offering free Masterclasses and one-to-one mentoring to London-based small and medium sized enterprises ​(SMEs) to help them understand commercial leases and negotiate the lease that works best for them. The free Masterclasses are open to

Streatham High Road: Thames Water works road closure

Beginning Saturday 20th January 2018, the A23 Streatham High Road Southbound between Shrubbery Road and Gleneldon Road is closed due to emergency Thames Water sewer works. Northbound is reduced to one lane past the works.

TfL have duration challenged Thames Water’s permit for these works to an end date of between 2nd and 9th February.

Voting now open for InStreatham second term campaign

As you are aware, we are writing a new chapter in Streatham's success story and we're proud that local businesses and the BID are working together to build an even brighter, more profitable and attractive community for all.

Voting papers have now been sent out and all eligible businesses are encouraged to make a vote. Let’s continue the momentum - More positive change. More investment. More recognition for our great town. 

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.

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