13 Fitzroy Street, London, W1T 4BQ. Tel: 020 7755 3192 Email: info@fitzroviapartnership.com © The Fitzrovia Partnership 2016

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FitzOffice Supplies, delivering efficiency to your business

A new way to order your office supplies, with FitzOffice Supplies. We’ll save you money and you’ll help save our local environment.


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Cycling in Fitzrovia, helping to reduce street traffic and improving public health

Grab your copy of our guide to greener cycling routes in and around Fitzrovia.


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Message regarding Russell Square incident 03 August 2016

Please follow this link for information that we have received regarding the events in Russel Square on 03 August 2016.


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‘Make the Grade’ – Fitzrovia’s education and skills programme

The programme provides opportunities for you and your employees in the Fitzrovia area to volunteer and develop key skills in their careers. Through building partnerships with leading schools, your business is able to directly harness and help develop the talent of students as the emerging workforce.


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Counter Terrorism Protective Security Update

On Monday 01 August 2016 Detective Superintendent Dave Roney spoke to Cross-sector Safety and Security Communications (CSSC) Industry Sector Leeds about the current threat from international terrorism in the United Kingdom.


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West End Project, investing in Fitzrovia

The West End Project works have commenced with initial works taking place in Gower Street.


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Partnership meetings that address your operating concerns

Find out how you can contribute to the variety of meetings hosted and attended by The Partnership each month.


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Updates on the areas changing landscape and developments

As investments into the area continue to grow Fitzrovia’s streetscape is ever changing, playing host to multiple large redevelopments and construction works in the coming months.


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Cleansing Fitzrovia’s open spaces and streetscape

Our programme of cleansing continues to enhance the public spaces for those who live, work and visit the area.


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Fitzrovia proved it’s hungry for more with Feast @Fitzrovia in 2016!

Feast@Fitzrovia, the Partnership’s campaign to promote the food and drink offer on Charlotte Street and surrounding streets, showcased the area’s best and brightest culinary offerings to those who live, work and play in Fitrovia.


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Camden in Bloom 2016

Camden Council and Project Dirt are calling for businesses who are championing gardening, environmental or sustainability projects that make Camden a greener place to be.


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FREE Zipcar Business account for Fitzrovia Partnership members.

We have teamed up with Zipcar to offer members a free Zipcar Business account for one year for July 2016-June 2017.


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TfL would like your views on proposed bus route changes in Fitzrovia

Have you say before the consultation closes on Sunday, 24 July.


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Ensure your views are included in Camden Council’s Community Safety Service Public Consultation

Camden Council’s Community Safety Service are holding a public consultation focusing on safety, a key concern for the public and businesses alike.


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Face-to-Face Fundraising responsibly in Fitzrovia

The Fitzrovia Partnership continue to work with the Public Fundraising Regulatory Association on a voluntary agreement managing the way that the fund raisers operate in the area.


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Tottenham Court Road Station update

As one of London Underground’s major schemes in the £2bn Station Capacity Programme, The Partnership is working with TfL to keep members updated on the continuing works to Tottenhan Court Road Station.


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FitzOffice Supplies brings further carbon savings to Fitzrovia

Last month the Partnership launched FitzOffice Supplies, a new service that enables ALL members to make some significant financial savings on their stationery needs – whilst helping to reduce the number of delivery vehicles in the area and therefore improving local air quality.


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FITZBAC – Fitzrovia Business Against Crime Partnership

The Partnership is creating a Business Crime Reduction Partnership representing member businesses operating in Fitzrovia and its environs – FITZBAC.


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Welcome to your dedicated location for offers from members for members!

The Partnership is now promoting offers from your business to those who work in member businesses in the area.


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Business Rates – are you paying too much?

The Fitzrovia Partnership is offering members a business rates service, providing initial analysis of your business’ current liability.


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Project Griffin – 16 May 2016

The Fitzrovia Partnership will be hosting a Project Griffin seminar for members on 16 May 2016, led by Camden Borough Counter Terrorism Operation Team.


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Escalator refurbishment at Euston Tube station – April 2016 to July 2017

TfL is advising customers who use Euston Underground station that the refurbishment of four escalators will begin from mid-April.


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Safe Spaces Self-Accreditation

To assist with ongoing contingency planning for your business The Fitzrovia Partnership would like to make available the Metropolitan Police Servce’s self-accreditation survey tool for small businesses to address security, crime prevention and online risks.


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The Fitzrovia Partnership’s Close the Door project is award winning at the 2016 Sustainable City Awards

The National Sustainable City Awards are given to organisations which have demonstrated excellence in sustainable development.


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Don’t be hit by the recent increase to taxi fares and tariffs

Let our Savings team help you beat the recent increase to taxi fares and tariffs.


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Proposed Piccadilly Line Strike Action – 23 to 24 March, 2016

TfL have published travel advice to help Londoners get around, should planned strike action on the Piccadilly line take place this week.


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Enjoy a breath of fresh air thanks to Fitzrovia’s first Air Purification Units

The Partnership’s is trialing the UK’s first Air Purification Units as part of our commitment to improving air quality in Fitzrovia.


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Great services for members are to hand 

FitzFix offers members the perfect, one-stop solution for everything from small one off handyman jobs and maintenance tasks to full fit-outs and everything in between.


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Camden Local Plan – share your views

Camden Council have announced a revised Local Plan and they are asking for your views. Have your say on jobs, air quality, development rights and the local economy.


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Your next Members Event – 21 March 2016!

Come raise a glass with fellow members and the team and our latest members, Percy & Founders.  Mix and mingle over nibbles and drinks in their fantastic space in Fitzroy Place.


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Staying up-to-date with your travel needs

TfL are undertaking a comprehensive improvement programme across London’s transport network, including the modernisation of the Tube, with planned rail track closures. Access the latest updates for you and your staff.


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Help shape changes to the King’s Cross gyratory

TfL is seeking your views on their initial ideas to change the King’s Cross gyratory, with your views helping to inform the designs they take forward.


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Cleansing Fitzrovia’s Open Spaces and Streetscape

Our programme of cleansing resumed in January and continues into February taking place each week, with over 800 Sq mtrs cleansed to date.


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Managing Fitzrovia’s Street Environment

The Operations Team continue to work towards an increased improvement in the way that our streets are managed.


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Recycle Everything with The Fitzrovia Partnership and our partners The First Mile

The Fitzrovia Partnership has teamed up with The First Mile to offer our members an enhanced waste management and recycling service.


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Christmas@Fitzrovia

Members had many opportunities to be Festive in Fitzrovia during Christmas 2015, we provide a full round up of season’s activities.


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Sponsor a cultural project in the heart of Fitzrovia

The Fitzrovia Partnership is happy to promote the opportunity for businesses and individuals to sponsor a cultural project here in the heart of Fitzrovia and to the chance to find out about exciting legacy projects planned in the area.


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Footfall and Sales Reporting – vital tools for your business

The Partnership offers it’s members the opportunity to receive and contribute to weekly and monthly Footfall and Sales Reporting


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Managing Fitzrovia’s Street Environment

We are actively working towards an increased improvement in the way that our streets are managed.


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Business Community Consultation – have your say

Businesses have until 04 February 2016 to make comments and request further information on or request a meeting to discuss the budget proposals in Camden’s Revenue Estimates and Council Tax report.


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Fizrovia welcomes the Central line trains resumed service at Tottenham Court Road Station

The reopening of the Central Line at Tottenham Court Road Station has brought significant improved footfall and opportunity to the area.


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Those sleeping rough benefit from community efforts

The Fitzrovia Partnership encourages its members to continue to report rough sleepers and anti-social behaviour in Fitzrovia to ensure vulnerable individuals receive the best help available.


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Camden Street Works

The latest street works planned for Fitzrovia and how you may be affected


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Tottenham Court Road Station – major milestone reached

This week sees the Central Line Service resume and a new glass tube entrance for Tottenham Court Road, as the upgrade reaches a new milestone.


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Managing Fitzrovia’s Street Environment

We are actively working towards an increased improvement in the way that our streets are managed.


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Make savings your New’s Years resolution.

The Fitzrovia Partnership Savings Team exists to save each and every Partnership member both time and money. We also help to reduce your environmental impact and will support every business member by looking after all of the behind the scenes work that is required when comparing market prices for commodity services.


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Get involved! Two new member food and drink campaigns

Following our recent Restaurant and Evening economy Sub-Group you asked that we help promote those of you who are opening on New Year’s Eve. We listened and are running a campaign based collectively on promoting some great offers provided from all for all!


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The Fitzrovia Partnership receives British BID Accreditation

At the recent Annual British BIDs conference, The Fitzrovia Partnership was awarded the Industry Accreditation Award for Best Practice in BID management.


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The Partnership office and team hours this holiday season

The Partnership will be operating to it’s standard hours in the run up to Christmas, with a skeletal staff presence between Christmas and New Year.


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Member’s Event – 09 December 2015

Come raise a glass this festive season with fellow members and the team as we celebrate 2015!


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Counter Terrorism Awareness Week, 23 – 29 November 2015

The police and security services are working hard to protect the public and businesses from terrorism and this week gives us an opportunity to remind communities about this threat and help them to take the necessary steps to stay safe. The launch this week outlines the current threat and what is being done to tackle it.


Your Radio Link Scheme & Business Watch Meetings

Staying informed in the Christmas trading period.


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Staying prepared for demonstrations and events in central London

Staying prepared for demonstrations and events in central London.


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TfL Tottenham Court Road Station update for Fitzovia Partnership members.

TfL joined The Fitzrovia Partnership members for a Breakfast Briefing on the developments at Tottenham Court Road Station.


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Additional Christmas policing for Fitzrovia

In the run up to Christmas The Fitzrovia Partnership are responding to our members wishes to see a more visible police presence in Tottenham Court Road to address anti-social behaviour, theft and begging and to reduce any fear of crime by funding additional officers to patrol in Tottenham Court Road in uniform.


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Managing Fitzrovia’s Street Environment

We are actively working towards an increased improvement in the way that our streets are managed.


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Help us make Merry Music this Christmas in Fitzrovia

Do you want the chance to sing on Tottenham Court Road to help us spread the Christmas cheer in Fitzrovia?


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Demonstrations in Central London on 04 & 05 November 2015

The week commencing 02 November sees demonstrations taking place on the streets of Central London on 04 and 05 November 2015.


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Latest service that helps save you money.

Our newest service, Merchant Fees, promises no hassle and huge savings to Partnership members.


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“Give an Extra Gift” Charity Appeal

The Fitzrovia Partnership will be helping to brighten the lives of the children who will be spending Christmas in hospital at University College London Hospital.


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Superfast broadband with connection vouchers and up to 30% off telecoms and digital services.

The Fitzrovia Partnership can help you take advantage of the government’s offer on Broadband Connection vouchers worth up to £3,000 to increase your band width or upgrade your broadband.


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September’s Members Event

September saw a well received return to our B2B Members Events.


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Save the Date – Tottenham Court Road Station Breakfast Briefing with TfL

We are pleased to be hosting a Breakfast Briefing to inform our members of the developments at Tottenham Court Road Station.


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The Fitzrovia Partnership helps you gear up for the Festive Season.

With the nights drawing in, we turn our attention to helping you prepare for the Festive Season!


Working towards increased street management for Fitzrovia.

With the growth of The Fitzrovia Partnership’s Operations Team the benefit to you, our members, also grows in service provision.


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Barclays’ Fraud Awareness Event – Wednesday, 11 November 2015

We invite you to join your fellow Members, Barclays’ Fraud Awareness team and the Metropolitan Police to hear about how you can protect yourself against rising banking fraud.


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Crime continues to decrease in Fitzrovia

Crime levels in the Bloomsbury area since August 2014 have shown a peak in March 2015 of 527 total crimes reported. This has now reduced to 408 total crimes reported in July 2015.


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Putting an additional shine to the streets of Fitzrovia.

Working in partnership with Camden Council we have agreed a Memorandum of Understanding to provide a street cleansing service which is additional to the services provided by Camden Council.


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Your next Members Event – Thursday, 24 September!

Join us for drinks and canapes at Forge & Co’s latest location at Heals.


The Ambassador Team has been busy making changes in the last month

We said farewell to Tony Garratt on Friday 22 August 2015 and hello to Theresa O’Connell and reported nearly 70 issues affecting our area.


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Useful Contact Information for emergency and street based issues

The Fitzrovia Partnership team has produced a handy Contact Information Card for members.


As temperatures drop, savings opportunities rise for members

Members have the opportunity to save up to 50% off energy bills this winter.


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MUJI invites members to the launch of it’s new look store

MUJI Tottenham Court Road will reopen this Friday 4th September!


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Spaghetti House celebrates it’s 60th Birthday!

A Fitzrovia institution is celebrating 60 years of love for pasta and all things Italian, Spaghetti House marks its 60th birthday this September with some very special treats.


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Calligaris has a special 15% off offer for all Fitzrovia Partnership members!

Save on stylish Italian furniture and accessories at Calligaris Flagship Store on Tottenham Court Road in September.


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Crime is decreasing in Fitzrovia

Crime is decreasing in the Fitzrovia Area, but theft of personal property continues to be an issue in the area.


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The UK current threat level remains as SEVERE

The UK current threat level remains as SEVERE


The Partnership welcomes it’s latest addition to the team

The Fitzrovia Partnership is pleased to announce the arrival of our new Street Ambassador, Theresa O’Connell.


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Potential Tube trade union strike action – Tuesday 25 until Friday 28 August

Certain Tube trade unions have announced strike action for this week. If the strikes go ahead, Tube services will be severely affected from tomorrow, Tuesday 25 until Friday 28 August.


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The latest updates and advise on travelling with TfL

With the growing need for improvements to Transport facilities throughout London please see below for some key changes due in the next month.


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Camden Street Works

The latest street works planned for Fitzrovia and how you may be affected.


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Strengthening Fitzrovia’s Street Management

In June we welcomed Wojciech Wojteczek to the team as our Street Ambassador with the responsibility of working in partnership with our members, Camden Council and the local community to keep out streets clean and tidy. To advise businesses on how to dispose of waste and to raise concerns with the council with a view […]


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Feeling the rewards in Fitzrovia

There are currently a total of 38 live businesses participating in The Partnership’s loyalty scheme, with recently new businesses joining all the time, our most recent include Radiance Beauty on Charlotte Place and Yumchaa on Tottenham Street.


The Partnership S@vingsTeam deliver over £500,000 in savings to it’s Members.

Since October 2014, we have saved nearly £10,000 for just 19 members on pest control alone! That’s a lot of unhappy mice, bugs and pigeons being evacuated from the area, but lots of happy businesses!


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A High Five to all the Fitzrovia businesses that helped support the 2015 London Cycle Challenge, which ran from 8 – 28 June.

The Challenge aimed to encourage more Londoners to cycle, no matter their cycling ability, to influence keen cyclists to encourage new cyclists to try cycling.


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Your FREE FitzCycle Event

Thursday, 03 September is Cycle to Work Day. To help mark the day, we will be hosting our next FitzCycle Day to encourage and support those already cycling in Fitzrovia and promoting the benefits of cycling to not-yet-cyclists.


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Camden Street Works

The latest street works planned for Fitzrovia and how you may be affected.


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Fitzrovia Business Crime Reduction Partnership

Find out how you and your colleagues can help prevent theft Issues in the area.


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Award Winning Fitzrovia!

The annual NLA Awards commend projects of the highest architectural and design quality. This year, Partnership member Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios won 2 awards!


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Dedicated Members – Counter terrorism seminar

The first seminar of the latest Project Griffin was attended by several Fitzrovia Partneship member businesses.


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Konditor & Cook – Summer Cake Fete at Goodge Street

Konditor & Cook – Summer Cake Fete at Goodge Street


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Working with You to Improve the Street Management

In the month of June The Fitzrovia Partnership welcomed its latest addition to the team Street Ambassador, Wojciech Wojteczek. This role brings with it a focus on an added extra shine to the public realm by helping businesses present their waste in a tidy fashion and clearing up any missed or dropped litter.


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The Sun Shines on Feast@Fitzrovia 2015

Aimed at boosting trade and showcasing the vibrant mix of food and drink on offer in area, Feast@Fitzrovia that took place between 29 June – 5 July.


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FitzCycle Event

The Fitzrovia Partnership held another successful FitzCycle event in Whitfield Gardens on 18th June. The FitzCycle events are aimed at improving cycle safety and promoting a healthy lifestyle


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Camden Street Works

The latest street works planned for Fitzrovia and how you may be affected.


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Awarded for Environmental Excellence

The Fitzrovia Partnership’s efforts in reducing Co2 emissions were recognized for the 3rd consectutive year.


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Responsible Face-to-Face Fundraising in Fitzrovia

In response to comments from our members, The Fitzrovia Partnerhsip implements Public Fund Raisers Voluntary Agreement


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Camden Business Awards 2015

Fitzrovian businesses honored for contributions to the community and in making Fitzrovia a cleaner and greener place to work and live.


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London Cycle Challenge

The Fitzrovia Partnership is proud to announce it is an official London Cycle Challenge co-promoter. Join fellow Members in taking part in the Challenge 2015.


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Roll Away – Make your bike’s day!

The Fitzrovia Partnership is pleased to again team up with Camden Council, Dr Bike, TfL and Fitness First to bring you and your cycling colleagues another FitzCycle event. This event is aimed at supporting those already cycling in Fitzrovia and promoting the benefits to non-cyclists.


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June Member’s Event

Come and join your fellow BID Members for an evening of cycling themed fun on the sun bathed roof terrace at MWB!


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Get your Copy of Summer@Fitzrovia!

With Summer finally upon us, pick up your copy of the Summer@Fitzrovia Newspaper to discover all Fitzrovia’s has to offer for Al Fresco living and the inside story from businesses that help make the area so great.


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Camden Street Works

The latest street works planned for Fitzrovia and how you may be affected.


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The Fitzrovia Partnership’s makes national headlines this month with it’s Green Infrastructure Audit.

The Fitzrovia Partnership’s makes national headlines this month with it’s Green Infrastructure Audit.


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Ideal Home Show 2015

The Fitzrovia Partnership promotes Tottenham Court Road as the UK’s homeware destination at Ideal Home Show 2015


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Supporting Local Small Business Growth

The BID hosted an event to inform Fitzrovia-based small and medium enterprises (SMEs) about the newly revised and Government-funded Growth Accelerator programme.


Swipii, It’s Truly Rewarding

The Fitzrovia area benefits increase with our loyalty card scheme, Swipii. Sign up today!


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Calling all Air Quality Champions

Want to know how to make positive changes to your direct environment?


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Aloha from Kua ‘Aina

FREE Tasting for Members – Sample their legendary burgers, lava grilled sandwiches, homemade salad and much more.


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Walk to Work Week

Sign up and join Living Streets campaign which promotes walking for all


FitzCycle Events

Staff at The Fitzrovia Partnership are taking part in the London Cycle Challenge.  Why not get involved, you and your team could win prizes!  The London Cycle Challenge is a fun and free competition to see which organisations can get the most people riding a bike. Members from your business can ride anywhere, anytime during the 3 […]


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The latest updates and advise on travelling with TfL

Travel updates and advise for Members from TfL as part of their increased communications support


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Camden Street Works

The latest street works planned for Fitzrovia and how you may be affected.


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Working with You to Improve the Street Management

In the month of March The Fitzrovia Partnership reported over 76 street management issues to the Metropolitan Police and Camden Council, of which 20 were of beggars operating outside business premises, 15 instances of fly tipping and 4 faults to the highways. The Partnership monitors these reports to ensure that issues are resolved, working with […]


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Tottenham Court Road makes an impact at The Ideal Home Show 2015.

Interiors, homeware, technology and Tottenham Court Road! The BID were the only stand at the show to promote a whole destination! We wanted to let everyone know about the 21 fabulous brands found on the street.


Businesses Pledge to go Green in Fitzrovia

In March, local businesses in Fitzrovia pledged to make a difference by taking action to improve air quality in London at an event hosted by The Fitzrovia Partnership.


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Counter Terrorism Awareness for your Business

In response to Member demand, The Fitzrovia Partnership is working in Partnership to deliver further Counter Terrorism Awareness courses for 2015.


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Public Fund Raisers Voluntary Agreement confirmed for the BID Area

The Fitzrovia Partnership has worked with the Public Fundraising Regulatory Association to agree a voluntary agreement to manage the way that the fund raisers operate in the area.


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Helping to Grow your Business

The Fitzrovia Partnership and Growth Accelerator bring you a Breakfast Event planned for 30th April 08:30 – 10:00, sponsored by Barclays.


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Carbon Foot-printing Energy and Cost Workshop

Camden Climate Change Alliance offer Members a workshop on Carbon Foot-printing for Energy and Cost Savings


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Exclusive Offers for Members from Avanta Office Group

Members receive special discounts on office space, meeting rooms and virtual offices


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@fitzrovia Books and Boozers

Join our free tour to discover some of Fitzrovia’s most celebrated literary figures and the places where they loved to think and drink.


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Camden Street Works

The latest street works planned for Fitzrovia and how you may be affected.


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Camden Street Works

For the latest street works planned for Fitzrovia and how you may be affected.


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Tottenham Court Road goes to the Ideal Home Show.

Tottenham Court Road goes to the Ideal Home Show. Come and visit stand L832 where we will be giving you the chance to win a prize of your choice from one of thirteen homeware brands found on the street.


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Dedicated Members’ Project Griffin – Counter Terrorism Seminar

Date for your diary – With the UK remaining on High Terror Alert, the BID has responded to members’ need to remain informed with a dedicated members’ seminar as part of The City of London’s Project Griffin Counter Terrorism project.


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The Fitzrovia Partnership Business Watch Meetings

The Fitzrovia Partnership Business Watch Meetings, hosted by Business Against Crime (CBAC) and The Fitzrovia Partnership and held monthly, are an opportunity to introduce our local Police and Council officers to our business members allowing crime and anti-social behaviour, crime trends, suspects and crime prevention to be discussed.


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Bridge the skills gap with Camden Apprenticeships

Find out more on how Camden’s bespoke apprenticeship recruitment service that is FREE and easy to use, can enable your businesses to shape its future workforce in a way which benefits everyone and learn about the supporting £3,000 grant available here.


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£3,000 AGE grant for your business when recruiting an apprentice.

Don’t miss out – Between January and June 2015, the government are administering grants of £3,000 for London-based employers of 249 staff or fewer if they choose to recruit an apprentice aged 16-24.


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Art, Architecture and the Observatory

Local award winning Architecture Practice Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios present the exhibition Art, Architecture and The Observatory. Material Research & Collaboration in Practice.


FREE Fitzrovia literary pub crawl

Looking to help welcome new members to your team or bring colleagues together. Join our FREE walks exploring Fitzrovia, a unique area with a colourful and rich history.


Ride and Park – The BID helps to secure more cycle parking for it’s members.

Find out about the increased places your trusty wheels can be securely parked In Fitzrovia thanks to the efforts of our Ambassador Team and Camden Council…


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Could your business benefit from enhanced internet connectivity? 

If so, you could get up to £3,000 towards high-speed broadband connection with the Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), usually of 30Mbits.s or more, helping your business keep pace with today’s demands.

Find details on how to apply…


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Save money and time with your business recruitment.

The BID is partnering with Women Like Us, to offer a FREE recruitment service putting you in touch with local candidates with the right skills and qualifications for your vacancy.

Your search ends here…


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Cupid Takes Aim in Fitzrovia

Show how much you care this Valentine’s Day with our guide to the best offers to treat that special someone….


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Ideal Home 2015

Last year’s Ideal Home Show attracted 300,000 visitors and with a move to Olympia London, and an extended show running from 20 March to 6 April, this year is set to really bring in the crowds.

See what’s in store with The Fitzrovia Partnership….


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West End Project gets the green light.

Cabinet approve the West End Partnership papers, taking the project to the next stage in transforming the Tottenham Court Road area in time for the opening of Crossrail.

View the summarised proposals….


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Re-energising Camden Event – Wednesday 28 Jan, TFP Offices

The Camden Climate Change Alliance is hosting an event that will bring together businesses, schools and community groups who want to work collaboratively to explore and develop low carbon energy projects in Camden.

A range of specialists will be showcasing just how green energy can strengthen your core business operations whilst offering financial and carbon benefits.


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Safe and Secure in 2015

Following on from the success of 2014’s safe and secure training sessions, the BID’s 2015 training programme has been extended. The increased calendar of courses aims to ensure your training needs are met across a wide spectrum of business areas.


Participating BID Members feel the benefits.

Participating Members feel the benefits of the BIDs S@vings Scheme. View details of the latest results and find out about newly added services, FitzInsure, FitzSecure and FitzTraining here.


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Camden announce The Camden Adult Apprenticeship Pilot.

See how your business can benefit from this high profile project, designed to open up apprenticeships to mature candidates with children, which aims to focus on allowing employers to access this often untapped pool of talent.


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@Fitzrovia Festivities Deliver!

Find out how The Fitzrovia Partnership helps deliver festivity to area through events, entertainment, and promotion whilst supporting the childern’s ward of UCLH.


FREE Literary Pub Walks in Ftzrovia!

FREE evening literary walks on offer in Fitzrovia for all BID Members! Discover the area’s fascinating heritage, whilst stopping at some of its most interesting establishments. View dates and details here!


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Participating Members feel the benefits!

BID Members ensure their businesses meet requirements in First Aid, Health & Safety and Fire Safety by taking advantage of the BID’s FREE Training Sessions., with a joint savings of £10,000.

The success of our training scheme to date has led to further courses being rolled out in 2015. To see details of the member benefits recently received and our new courses click here.


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Camden Business Awards 2015 opens for entries

Now in its second year, the Camden Business Awards provide Camden-based businesses of any size, in all sectors, a fantastic opportunity to receive well deserved recognition and engage with businesses in the area.
The Fitzrovia Partnership is proudly sponsoring the Outstanding Contribution to Environmental Sustainability Award, as part of Camden’s recognition of the great work our local business community is involved in.
Enter your business now!


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Investing in a greener Fitzrovia

The BID has delivered a Green Infrastructure Audit (GIA) to designed to establish Fitzrovia as one of the greenest BIDs in London.


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Celebrating Fitzrovia Past and Present 

Thank you to all those who were able to join us in our latest Networking event celebrating the Launch of the ‘Dylan Thomas In Fitzrovia Festival’. See if you can spot yourself in the gallery that captured a truly great night!


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Fitzrovia hosts Festive Fun with Christmas Pop-Up Market

Fitzrovia Lights up this Christmas season with a number of festive events. Culminating in a late night shopping experience and The @FitzroviaFestive Pop-Up outside the Building Centre on Thursday 27 November 12 – 8pm.


The Fitzrovia Partnership’s Air Quality Programme

Air Quality has a significant impact on the health of those working, living and visiting Fitzrovia. The BID is aiming to improve this Fitzrovia, one of London’s most challenged areas.


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Win New Business – the Process and Practice of Successful Tendering

Many businesses are put off tendering by the jargon, the bureaucracy, and the long processes; often they cannot even find suitable opportunities to bid for.

The workshop is an introduction for both businesses new to tendering and those who have had some previous success but now want to develop their skills by learning the tricks of successful bid writing.


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DYLAN THOMAS IN FITZROVIA LAUNCH – 20 OCTOBER

Dylan Thomas in Fitzrovia, is a festival to celebrate the centenary of the birth of Dylan Thomas, one of our greatest poets.

The wide ranging festival packed with events including, performances, film, exhibitions, music and of course poetry!

The launch will take place on Monday 20 October at the Building Centre, Store Street from 6pm – FOR MEMBERS AND INVITED GUESTS ONLY.


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Fitzrovia Lights up the Festive Season

View the Fitzrovia Christmas Lights, the schedule of events, and see how you can benefit from and participate in this year’s activities including:

Festive Window Display Competition
Late Night Shopping Event
One Day Outdoor Christmas Market


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Autumn@Fitzrovia

The Autumn edition of the Fitzrovia Newspaper is now available!


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Providing a Safer Work Place – FREE Training Course

The Fitzrovia Business Crime Partnership would like to invite you to a FREE Fire Safety Level 2 training course, Tuesday 4th November.

This qualification is ideal for anyone involved in the management of fire safety in any workplace.  The HABC Level 2 Award in Fire Safety is accredited and recognised internationally and has been developed to protect customers, staff, brand reputation and profits.


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Greening Business programme – Exclusive offer for Camden based SMEs

A free workshop run by the expert consultants from Groundwork London, to help small businesses in Camden begin the process of identifying how they can save money and win new business by becoming greener.


Clean Air and a Sustainable Fitzrovia – what matters to you?

The BID has recently been engaging with members about our Clean Air programme to make positive change in Fitzrovia and to derive some next step recommendations, during the course of your 1-2-1 sessions with our Air Quality Ambassador.


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Save money and improve the environement for FREE

Camden Council have an exclusive offer on the 23rd September for a fantastic FREE introductory workshop, tailored to help small businesses in Camden begin the process of identifying how they can save money and win new business by becoming greener.


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The Life and Times of Fitzrovia

Whilst contending ourselves with assessing Camden’s plans for the forthcoming West End Project and other major regeneration works such as Crossrail, we decided it was the perfect opportunity to cast our minds back to the Fitzrovia of yesteryear.


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Crossrail exhibition comes to Fitzrovia

The Places & Spaces exhibition incorporates the proposed urban realms and developments outside stations along the Crossrail route. The route will run across 40 stations with 10 new stations and upgrades to several other existing ones.


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HS2 for Camden and potential impact for Fitzrovia

The Fitzrovia Partnership attended a recent London First event in July, where Baroness Valentine interviewed Sir David Higgins on the current state of play of HS2.


Green Infrastructure Audit to benefit Fitzrovia

The BID has commissioned Arup to conduct a Green Infrastructure Audit (GIA) this summer.


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New Mayor & Cabinet for Camden

Lazzaro Pietragnoli (Lab) has been nominated as the new Mayor for Camden, with Council Leader Sarah Hayward announcing her new cabinet.


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Crossrail 2 announced and out for consulation

Crossrail 2 is a proposed new rail line between south west and north east London which would ease commuter overcrowding and stimulate new development opportunities along the route. Transport for London (TfL) has today (June 9) formally launched a consultation into Crossrail 2.


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Camden’s Local Election – Results

Camden Council remains a Labour stronghold. View the list of who’s in and out, here.


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The West End Project – transforming the Tottenham Court Road area

Public consultation on the West End project will take place from Monday 9 June 2014 until Friday 18 July 2014. Book your place today!


Warren Street – closed for good, thanks to the BID

Following a year long Government backed pilot scheme, Camden council has approved plans to permanently close Warren Street to traffic.

In early April, The Fitzrovia Partnership undertook a consultation exercise with local traders and residents to determine whether or not the street should be unnavigable to permanent traffic.


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Reduce the strength – feeling the benefits

Reduce The Strength was set up to encourage local off-licences and supermarkets to stop selling low cost, super strength lager, cider, and beer’s with an alcohol volume of 6.5% or more.


Cleaner Air for Fitzrovia – your feedback so far

With high levels of pollution hitting the headlines in recent weeks, The Fitzrovia Partnership is working hard to lower the levels of pollution in the area.

During the past month, our Clean Air Ambassador, Keith Cotton, has visited a 23 BID members in order to inform you on the current issues that are facing Fitzrovia and London, and to capture your thoughts on what you would like to see happen to change the situation.


Showcasing Tottenham Court Road to the national audience

The Fitzrovia Partnership showcased London’s Capital of Homeware, Tottenham Court Road at this year’s Ideal Home Show, as we highlighted in previous editions.

A big thank you goes to all of the BID retailers who took part and donated prizes- BoConcept, Dreams, Dwell, Hammonds, Heal & Son, Highly Sprung, Lombok, Multiyork, Paolo Marchetti Interiors, Currys/PC World, and West Elm.


BID hosts Norwegian ‘ATCM’ & Government

Earlier this month, The Fitzrovia Partnership hosted a visit from eight representatives from The Norwegian Association of Town Centre Management (NSU), and representatives of the Norwegian Government.


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FREE courses for BID Members during 2014

The Fitzrovia Partnership are providing a number of training courses for all members to take part in for FREE. These will vary from Counter Terrorist training sessions (Project Argus) and workshops to to healthy lifestyle opportunities. BOOK NOW.


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Clean Air for Fitzrovia – our new campaign

Air quality in Fitzrovia is amongst the worst in London and has a significant impact on the health of those working, visiting and living in the area. Whereas in the 60s, the smog was visible, today it is invisible – misleading us all into thinking there is no problem, or not being aware at all. So we’ve now got a new Clean Air Ambassador to help us change things.


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What happened after the 2013 Fitzrovia Business Crime Survey?

Following on from the Business Crime Survey that was completed in September 2013, which saw 40% of respondents suggest that more crime prevention advice and workshops would reduce crime levels in Fitzrovia, the Partnership have been discussing issues with business on a regular basis, both at the Crime Partnership meeting and on a 1-2-1 basis.


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New Marketing & Communications Manager joins the team

Shanta Bhagwandin joins the team from Kingston First BID, where as Events Manager, she was responsible for writing and delivering a creative events and marketing strategy that was able to increase footfall that delivered a positive profile of the Town Centre.


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New Crossrail report released from Arup and The Fitzrovia Partnership

Crossrail may handle a quarter of a billion visitors in Central London every year by 2026, according to the latest research conducted by world-leading engineering firm Arup.

The report, entitled ‘The impact of Crossrail on visitor numbers in Central London’, has identified that Crossrail could well deliver significantly more passengers to the heart of the capital than previously estimated.


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We’ve Reduced the Strength this January

Reduce the Strength is a pilot initiative for the south of Camden which involves all licence holders of Supermarkets and Off Licences voluntarily removing the opportunity to sell super strength lagers and ciders in Fitzrovia and surrounding areas.

The Metropolitan Police, NHS Foundation Trust, Camden Council, and The Fitzrovia Partnership are working together in an effort to end the sale of this kind of alcohol, which has serious effects on consumers and communities.


Cleaner Air for Fitzrovia

Air quality in Fitzrovia is amongst the worst in London and has a significant impact on the health of those working, visiting and living in the area. Whereas in the 60s, the smog was visible, today it is much worse and is invisible – misleading us all into thinking there is no problem, or not being aware at all.


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Use the BID to help minimise costs with our S@vings programme – and feel the results

As a levy paying business, you have the opportunity to have your existing energy contracts reviewed by your Fitzrovia Partnership BID savings team.

They will ensure that you are on the right contract and obtaining the very best market rates. If you are not, then your BID savings team will do all the work for you to ensure that everything is in place to counter the effect of the UK wide energy price increases. To date, Members have saved over £137,000.


New Fitzrovia Business Crime Partnership makes a difference – please take part

This month, the BID’s Fitzrovia Business Crime Partnership, which has been established for local businesses to identify and share information and pictures of known criminals operating in the area, is now hosting its latest steering group meeting next month.

The initiative, with the support of the Ambassadors, Neighbourhood Policing Team and Camden Business Against Crime,will begin with a steering group that will meet on a monthly basis to discuss issues and see where resources would be best used.


New Close the Door campaign launched by Camden Council

The Close the Door campaign works to stop shops wasting energy by keeping their doors open when using heating or air-conditioning. It is a business-friendly, non-profit organisation who’s admin staff and campaigners work on a voluntary basis. The campaign is active in cities around the country and works nationally with head offices of the chains.


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Christmas@Fitzrovia lights up the area

The festive period may now be a distant memory, but our Christmas @Fitzrovia promotion will certainly carry a long legacy.

The well received Christmas @Fitzrovia newspaper was packed full of fantastic gifts, offers and festive ideas available across the area, including Tottenham Court Road, such as at the street’s flagship store Heal’s and Paperchase. In our Eat @Fitzrovia section, BID Members such as Pied a Terre and Pescatori showcased some of the more unusual Christmas dinners that were on offer at the world renowned Charlotte Street. Our 30,000 copies were snapped up before the end of the campaign, with a record number finding their way into local offices, homes and eager visitors.


Wondering what to do with your leftover Christmas tree? – Let the BID help!

The Fitzrovia Partnership has an innovative and FREE Recycling service for our Members.

Together with our partners Paper Round, and as part of our commitment to an ethical collection service, we will come and collect your used Christmas tree – whether from your office, retail unit, or restaurant – free of charge in January(terms and conditions apply*).


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Help spread some Christmas cheer with Fitzrovia Partnership

Following on from the successful Christmas lights switch-on for Fitzrovia, The Fitzrovia Partnership Business Improvement District and University College London Hospital (UCLH) are today launching a gift appeal and calling on local businesses and the community to make a difference this Christmas by spreading some festive cheer, raising a smile and ensuring that the many children who are receiving treatment at the UCLH over the festive period, don’t miss out.


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Fitzrovia Christmas Lights are switched on today!

On Thursday 21 November, local traders and residents welcomed the BID’s first ever set of Christmas lights and decorations to our vibrant streets thanks to The Fitzrovia Partnership and you, our Members.


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Welcome to The Fitzrovia Partnership

The Fitzrovia Partnership works on behalf of all the businesses to promote Fitzrovia as the Homeware Capital for London and the West End’s Food & Drink Quarter.