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Covid19 hub

For businesses in Crystal Palace

We have refreshed our Covid-19 support hub to provide updated links to local authority services.

Information changes quickly and not all councils use the same approach when they respond and offer support to businesses.

We deal with up to five councils in Crystal Palace area, so we appreciate how complicated it can be. We hope this page helps you find the links and support information you need quickly.

Scroll down for links for each borough.

Important updates

March 2022

A useful summary from Southwark Council explaining the new national Living With Covid guidelines and timelines for businesses and public spaces.

February 2022

The majority of councils have now announced their application processes for OHLG and other hardship grants. Please refer to Council business pages and check emails if you have already applied for grants.

January 2022

Keep an eye on Local Authority email announcements for news of Omicron Hospitality & Leisure Grants (OHLG) and any other hardship funds being released. ​

22 December:

Government announces additional grants for hospitality businesses. Please subscribe to local authority business emails for updates on how to access this support.

17 December

Croydon postcode SMEs are invited to apply for matched-funding via Back to Business scheme

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It's important that local businesses can get quick access to support via their local council for advice and grants.

We urge all local businesses to sign up for the business e-bulletin from their council, as this will include the latest updates on grants and support available.

Some grants are awarded on a first-come-first-served basis and have application deadlines. It's extremely important that you have direct access to this information.

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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.


Economic Development

If your business is in Croydon: Use this link

SUBSCRIBE to and read weekly business e-bulletin.



For businesses in Lambeth, use this link

Sign-up for updates here.



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

Bromley has also launched a new online Business Hub

Sign-up for updates



For businesses with a Southwark postcode, use this link.

Sign-up for updates here



For businesses based in Lewisham.

Find all business resources here.

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

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

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National support links


Set up SPECIFIC government alerts, relating to business and Covid19.

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SE19 Businesses: Can we have your contact email address?

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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Download a safety poster

While face-coverings are now optional in many settings (from 27 Jan), if you feel it is more appropriate for your business, you are very welcome to use this sign.

You can download and print by clicking the image below and use it in your business setting and on the door or window.

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About our Covid 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.

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