Over the last seven years InStreatham has been behind many of the changes that have helped improve the look and feel of Streatham High Road and Streatham Hill. These projects help support our levy-paying businesses and aim to drive footfall into Streatham. We deliver our projects under four main themes: Business support & Strategic development, Destination marketing, Street enhancement and Sustainability.
We aim to attract greater investment into Streatham and work hard to secure additional external funding to boost revenue
STREATHAM STREET MANUAL
This practical guide proposed tangible projects that address the social, spatial and economic possibilities for Streatham high road
Streatham is growing a reputation as a hotspot for innovative businesses. Our mission is to diversify Streatham’s business base by attracting strategic investment from the UK.
Business support initiatives are available to members of the BID as part of our membership package.
Whether you are looking for help with access to business finance, advice on employing staff or planning permissions
With a partnership with Nationwide Utilities, businesses can save time, hassle and frustration of dealing with utilities
We offer training and support to our members and their employees
Increase sales and advertise online for free with the online Marketplace for independent businesses
A new free recruitment service for Streatham BID members in partnership with Get Set UK and three South Lambeth BIDs.
We hold bi-monthly networking events, free to attend, for businesses who are keen to meet with other like-minded professionals
Business Club member
An opportunity for businesses outside of the BID boundary to become a BID member
We promote Streatham widely in local media, London-wide and national media
Local and Pan-London Press
We run place promotion campaigns to activate the high street and boost footfall
Events and Festivals
Streatham is rich with culture, proudly boasting 10 large annual events
Mi Streatham App
Free app for businesses to promote themselves, events and offers to more than 500 local users
Shop In Streatham Magazine
The glossy ‘Shop In Streatham’ magazine reached 35,000 homes twice a year, with the concept of encouraging locals to shop locally
Public toilets with disabled & baby change facilities were made available just outside Gracefield Gardens, making shopping much more practical
Streatham Village gateway
Working closely with six business owners, this pilot project focused on businesses at the St. Leonard’s junction and how we could better showcase this gateway to Streatham.
Since inception, we have consistently invested in public realm improvements that help turn the area into an attractive destination
Dressing the streets
Installing hanging baskets, planters and banners
We’ve carried out ongoing works to improve Streatham’s landscape
We now offer grafﬁti and ﬂy post removal to all BID members.
Art trail on a series of Streatham high road’s vacant shops designed to highlight the rich heritage of local Streatham personalities!
We introduced additional police officers in our first term, to patrol the High Road which resulted in shoplifting rates reducing by 20%
Smarter, Greener, Cleaner.
We are always looking for new and innovative ways to support a sustainable future for Streatham.
Electric Cargo Bike Scheme with match funding from Transport for London’s Healthy Streets Fund for Business, hopes to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in Streatham.
InStreatham offers a free recycling service with First Mile to BID levy payers
Too Good To Go
We’ve teamed up with Too Good To Go ― an app that allows hospitality businesses to sell their surplus food to help fight food waste
Plastic Free Streatham
Local environmental group on a mission to reduce the use of single-use plastics in Streatham