Business boost award

A London borough has been rewarded for their innovative ideas that have helped boost business in the area. Herne Hill will receive a share of the £1 million High Street Renewal Award.

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Herne Hill market

A London borough has been rewarded for their innovative ideas that have helped boost business in the area.

Herne Hill set up a thriving market in what was was once a through road. It is now a pedestrian zone where the community comes together and the market grows from strength to strength with activities such as an outdoor cinema and music events.

Herne Hill will receive £93,057
Herne Hill will receive £93,057

Their own research has showed increased footfall and trader revenue after the market was set up

The market place today
The market place today

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London borough rewarded for business boost

A London borough has been rewarded for their innovative ideas that have helped boost business in the area.

Herne Hill will receive a share of the £1 million High Street Renewal Award.

They regenerated business by cutting red tape and putting power in the hands of local people, and have created a thriving town square and market in the heart of the community

The local council delegated powers to manage shop frontage and public realm to a community group who have set up the market from scratch in less than 1 year.