CRP’s Spotlight On:

2nd March 2021 / Posted by CRP Team

This week, we are showcasing the work of CRP partner, the organisation that runs the Business Improvement District in the Angel, one of the most vibrant town centres in North London.

Like all other BIDS, has been working in unchartered waters over the past year. To support our businesses through the pandemic, we reduced the BID levy for businesses that were not permitted to open. We had to move from service delivery to advice and advocacy whilst still trying to deliver as many projects as possible on a reduced budget, with the great support of Islington Council, particularly the Waste Management Service. For much of this time, our office base has been unavailable and, like workers everywhere, we have all had to establish home offices and meet virtually.

Our excellent working relationship with CRP has continued and as partners for the Clean Air Villages 3 project we have, together, had to rework our original ideas for the scheme and find new ways of engaging our businesses. Our Marketing Manager has reported that the e-shot for the recent Active Travel workshops attracted more hits than anything else apart from our grant advice shots, and we are receiving very positive feedback! We will be running our first Sustainability Forum next month, hosted by CRP, and hope that this will continue well beyond the life of the current project.

For more information, please contact Chief Executive Christine Lovett.