The BID's First 100 Days Since Renewal

On April 1 2016, HammersmithLondon officially started its third five-year-term as the business improvement district for the area. In its first 100 days, the BID has:

• Crowned three new I Love Lunch winners after receiving a record 2,300 votes during the two week competition – More info

• Facilitated two Project Argus counter-terrorism awareness training events for 100 Hammersmith business delegates More info

• Handed out 19 years’ worth of banning orders to troublemakers as part of the Pubwatch security scheme

• Broadcast all the action live from Wimbledon on the HammersmithLondon Big Screen – More info

• Donated three large sofas to local HF Mencap charity on behalf of Helix Property AdvisorsMore info

• Showcased 2 bespoke and interactive outdoor performances as part of Lyric in the Square – More info

• Launched a multi-purpose green corridor in Talgarth Road to improve air quality and water attenuation More info

• Welcomed 2,900 people into the area through the Welcome Ambassador

• Organised a free breakfast and Dr Bike MOT service for 22 workers as part of National Bike Week – More info

• Reintroduced hanging baskets to the town centre

• Recycled over 59 tonnes of waste that would have been placed into landfill and saved the equivalent of 685 trees for the BID’s virtual forest

• Begun formulating plans to introduce business continuity to the wider area – More info

• Directly contacted 35% of our levy paying businesses

• Attended Accor’s Planet 21 Sustainability Day to promote corporate volunteering – More info

• Showcased creative visions for the future in the Imagine Hammersmith competition More info

• Improved employee wellbeing through lunchtime Pilates classes and free outdoor yoga and gym session – More info

• Begun formulating plans for a more sustainable town centre click & collect service

• Carried out vacant unit surveys to monitor the retail health of the area

• Hosted 2 Transport Forums updating businesses about new developments and major infrastructure change

• Supported and sponsored the borough wide HF ArtsFest

• Hosted four free guided walks delving into the cultural history of the area More info

• Logged over 3,500 Safetynet transmissions through the BID’s CCTV operator – More info

• Carried out 40 surveys into street begging and facilitated additional outreach patrols

• Consulted more than 50 businesses about improving the BID’s recycling scheme – More info

• Issued 200 Privilege Cards to local workers, residents and visitors

• Held 1 board meeting made up of representatives from local companies

• Begun exploring new festive lighting for the town centre

• Started negotiating for more police activity to help keep Hammersmith safe

• Had 141 downloads of its I Love Hammersmith App, taking it’s total number of users to 1,060More info