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.

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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.