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Residents challenged to help make Lambeth even better

Lambeth Residents are to be asked to help drive forward the improvements that will make the borough a stronger, fairer and more prosperous place over the next five years. Lambeth Council and partners including community organisations, businesses, health services and police, have drawn up a blueprint for improving life for everyone who lives, works or … Continue reading

Business boost for West Norwood and Tulse Hill

West Norwood and Tulse Hill is set to be an even better place for business after a vote to set up a new Business Improvement District (BID). It brings the number of BIDs across Lambeth to seven. The Station to Station Business Improvement District will provide a range of services to boost local businesses including … Continue reading

Lambeth Council commits to protect office space

Lambeth Council has approved a measure to protect valuable office space from being turned into residential units. Lambeth has a high number of small businesses and is increasingly popular with start-ups and more established companies but the council warns the loss of office space directly undermines the borough’s potential for economic growth and development, including … Continue reading

Lambeth Council plans to protect office space

Lambeth Council is proposing a measure that would protect valuable office space from being turned into residential units. Lambeth has a high number of small businesses and is increasingly popular with start-ups and more established companies but the council warns the loss of office space directly undermines the borough’s potential for economic growth and development, … Continue reading

Electric Avenue Market Improvements

Lambeth Council says the near million pound investment in Electric Avenue, new layout and design of market stalls will make the area better for traders, shoppers and other businesses. The improvement scheme, funded by the council and the GLA was agreed last year after months of consultation with traders, shoppers, local businesses and residents including: … Continue reading

Optimistic outlook from Lambeth businesses

Over 60 percent of businesses in Lambeth say the borough is a good or very good place to do business – almost double the number in 2011. The latest Lambeth Business survey paints a picture of optimism, plans for future growth, increase in employment and the importance of strong local links. The independent research, commissioned … Continue reading

Filthy Brixton take-away owner hit with heavy fine

Food and grease on the walls, floors and work surfaces of a Brixton take-away’s kitchen were discovered by Lambeth council during an inspection which revealed a serious risk to customers health. It was also found that food was not adequately refrigerated and there was a potential danger from cross contamination. The grim discoveries were made … Continue reading

Lambeth quick to shut nuisance premises under new powers

Lambeth has used new powers to shut down seven properties in three months including a brothel, an illegal rave venue and a drugs den, which were causing a nuisance to residents. The new Anti-Social Behaviour and Policing Act 2014 came into force on October 20 last year and empowers councils and police to issue immediate … Continue reading

Businesses come together to boost growth in West Norwood and Tulse Hill

Businesses in West Norwood and Tulse Hill are looking to formally join together to drive growth in the town centre. Funding has been secured from Lambeth council and the Mayor of London with a view to creating a Business Improvement District, boosting the area as it fast becomes one South London’s most thriving communities. Last … Continue reading

Iconic gay venue’s listing to help ensure the party goes on

Lambeth Council has added the Royal Vauxhall Tavern venue in the borough to its register of community assets. The pub in Spring Gardens off Kennington Lane in Vauxhall has been a cutting edge venue for the last 150-years. Today it is considered an iconic gay venue. Councillor Jack Hopkins, Cabinet Member for Jobs and Growth, … Continue reading

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