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For businesses in Crystal Palace

Read about how we work with high street businesses in SE19 and find out more about our cross-borough membership scheme.

We refreshed our support hub to provide updated links to local authority services.

We deal with up to five councils in Crystal Palace area, so we appreciate how complicated it can be. Not all councils use the same approach when they respond and offer support to businesses.


We hope this page helps you find the links and support information you need quickly.

Scroll down for links to each local authority.

 

Updates

  • Local elections will took place on 5th May 2022 across all Crystal Palace wards. Congratulations to all newly elected councillors. These are our Business Asks , which were circulated to all wards and candidates before the elections.


  • We've launched a funded recovery plan. Make sure you are signed-up as a business to learn more.

  • Sign-up for ShopSE19 updates for businesses below.

 

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2022 Memberships

Shop SE19 membership scheme for high street businesses in SE19

Become an annual business member, from £50. 

A limited number of funded free memberships are available for high street businesses with SE19/Croydon postcodes. Contact us for more info.

Associate memberships are available for community groups and cultural and heritage organisations. We're here to help you connect with local businesses.

 

Your priority council links

Use these links to access local authority support, advice for businesses and a regular update-by-email service.

Each council has specific areas on their website with updated information on Covid-19 support and regulations. Sign-up for update emails, this is the best way to find out about support, grants and deadlines.

Croydon

Economic Development

If your business is in Croydon: Use this link 

https://www.croydon.gov.uk/business-licences-and-tenders


SUBSCRIBE to and read weekly business e-bulletin.

Lambeth

Business

For businesses in Lambeth, use this link

https://beta.lambeth.gov.uk/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-covid-19-information-businesses


Sign-up for updates here.

Bromley

Business

For business in Bromley. Use this link to access services for businesses

https://www.bromley.gov.uk/info/100002/business

Bromley has also launched a new online Business Hub

Sign-up for updates

Southwark

Business

For businesses with a Southwark postcode, use this link.

https://www.southwark.gov.uk/business

Sign-up for updates here

Lewisham

Business

For businesses based in Lewisham.

Find all business resources here.

https://lewisham.gov.uk/myservices/business

Sign-up for updates here

London-wide support

London Business Hub

This pan-London group provides useful information and support for businesses across a range of topics.

Explore and sign-up

 

You can also contact your local councillor for additional support and sign-posting to local authority services or to ask questions.

 

Stay in contact

We have a local peer support network for local business owners in SE19, managed by Shop SE19.

It is important that we can contact and connect as many high street Crystal Palace businesses as possible, so that we can share important community updates via email, including any emergency response messages.


Register for local Crystal Palace updates for businesses here, (open to all high street businesses permanently trading in SE19).

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More about membership

Paid memberships help us to keep ShopSE19 running

We have created a membership scheme open to all local high street shops/ services and venues in Crystal Palace, SE19.

Thank you to our founder members who have already signed-up in 2021.

We have been provided with funding to offer Croydon-based high street businesses with free or match-funded memberships for the year.

If you already joined and paid in 2021, we will extend your membership to Jan 2023 for no extra charge.

All other High Street businesses based in other SE19 locations can join for the introductory flat rate of £50, subject to eligibility. This will cover your membership until end Nov 2022.

The sooner you join, the sooner you will be able to access shared benefits, gain extra exposure and have a say in our activities.

Member businesses can access preferential services, such as discounted advertising, training and extra promotional benefits, and help us to shape the activities of Shop SE19 in 2022.

As a paid member you are strengthening our local business network in Crystal Palace. This helps us to continue the not-for-profit support work of Shop SE19. 


You are contributing to: co-ordinated local business activities, outreach and promotions, production of communications materials to support our local high streets.


You are contributing to building a stronger voice in community decisions for our high street businesses in Crystal Palace across all boroughs.

None of this would be possible without paid-membership support.

Email us for more information.

 

About our business hub for Crystal Palace businesses

In 2020, in response to the pandemic, we made our website front page available as a temporary emergency information hub for businesses and local services dealing with the impact of Coronavirus / Covid-19 (20 March 2020 - 14 June 2020).

After the end of the first lockdown in 2020, we created a permanent Covid19 Hub for businesses in Crystal Palace to provide quick and easy access to information and resources currently available from local authorities.

Now in March 2022, we want to make a permanent support hub for Crystal Palace businesses and have moved the Covid support content to a separate page.

 

Keep an eye on our blog

Contributions are always welcome from members and we feature a Spotlight business each month in our newsletter. To request coverage for your business, email us.