Following the terror incident on Streatham High Road yesterday afternoon, we would like to offer our support and condolences to those affected. We are incredibly shocked and saddened for it happen in our community.
We are aware that your staff and colleagues would have been working during the incident and are concerned with how it may affect their wellbeing. Below are details of the official advice that has been circulated including road closures and bus diversions. https://www.lambeth.gov.uk/parking-transport-and-streets/road-closures
Streatham has much to offer and our community is resilient, with a thriving high road that we are proud to support.
We understand you may have questions regarding the nature of the incident so please do contact us with your concerns and we will ensure they are directed to the appropriate authorities.
We are proud of our wonderfully diverse community and are keeping in close contact with the relevant authorities. If any Streatham businesses have been affected and need support (e.g. liasing with official services etc) please contact us now on info@InStreatham.com.
If you or anyone you know would like support, we advise you to speak or signpost those affected to Victim Support. The 24/7 support line is 0808 168 9111. Alternatively, Lambeth Council have provided extra support, and if anyone would like to speak to somebody about any personal impact due to this incident, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and contact details, and a council officer will be in touch with you as soon as possible.
Regarding the businesses directly affected, we are aware that the police cordon will remain in place until later this evening. Our local MP, Bell-Riberio Addy has also been in touch and would be very happy to meet with you regarding your concerns.
The police have also urged the public and the media to help them by sending any images or footage they may have taken at the scene to www.ukpoliceappeal.com. Anyone who may have information that could assist the investigation could call 0800 789 321. And, of course, in an emergency, please call 999.