Support for High Streets

Round 7 projects


Funded project

Blue Bermondsey BID

Blue Bermondsey Community events
Building on the success of their previous High Street Challenge project, Blue Bermondsey BID presents a programme of events which will include Musicity and the Bermondsey Carnival Bicycle Parade, supported by occasional guest and craft markets at the Blue Market.

Camberwell Fair

A free entry music festival and market on Camberwell Green planned to take place on 31st August 2019, with 40 local traders, 20 volunteers and a minimum of 3,500 attendees from the local community. The project includes an Enterprise Training Scheme which will provide support local entrepreneurs; including 2 training events, a competition, mentoring, free trading opportunities and financial support.

London College of Communications

Walworth eats: The Walworth Road food map
From Spring 2019, students and graduates from London College of Communication (LCC) have worked to deliver a creative programme of digital marketing support targeted towards independent food outlets based on and around Walworth Road, with a focus on healthy eating and diverse food shops, restaurants and cafes. A link to the digital food map can be found here.

Time & Talents

T&T2 Inclusive High Street Community events
Health Awareness and Cultural Celebration Time & Talents will bring community events into Surrey Quays shopping centre. Themed, fun events will focus on key local health priorities. In addition, business workshops and smaller-scale monthly events will encourage the celebration of diversity and inclusivity, bringing together people from all backgrounds within the local community.


Peckham is Open
A programme of events under the heading ‘Peckham is Open’ aimed to support trade and continued footfall on Rye Lane during the SGN gas main works and to promote Peckham as a retail and cultural destination. The project will establish partnership working amongst local businesses and organisations and encourage community participation and events designed with and for local businesses.
Additional business support will also be commissioned in Peckham to help small businesses navigate the compensation process and raise their concerns.

Albion Street Steering Group (ASSG)

Destination Albion
Albion Street Steering Group plans to nurture and further develop the current successful initiatives in Albion Street, in partnership with local businesses, schools and Scandinavian Cultural centres until the derelict sites are redeveloped. Celebrating Albion Street as a destination will help foster community well being and cohesion and contribute to the long-term reputation and viability of the strategically positioned street. Destination Albion will also endorse a sense of place and make the commercial units an attractive proposition for future occupation.

Bankside Open Spaces Trust (BOST)

Bankside Open Spaces Trust presents The Great Get Together Bankside 2019
The Great Get Together Bankside is a community festival which is free to attend, for all ages. Across Union Street we host a day of music and performances on 3 stages, with a dog show, bake off, games, food and fun events for all of the community. The event is organised with the support of local businesses and residents.

Hatch Enterprise

It’s Your Business
'It’s Your Business' is a 12 month project, aiming to impact 200 local ventures and 2,000 residents in and around East Street through events, enterprise programmes, pop-ups and marketing campaigns to bring East Street Market online and share the amazing diversity and stories.  


Page last updated: 17 February 2020

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