Thanks to police for quick action during suspect package incident

A suspect package was safely detonated outside the Broadway Centre on Tuesday, October 4.

As a result, the shopping centre was evacuated, a cordon was put in place and roads around the gyratory were closed after the package was discovered near the entrance.The BID would like to thank the Met police for their quick action during the incident.

Throughout the afternoon the BID’s Safetynet Radio System was crucial in relaying information between police, CCTV and businesses. In case of an event like this the radio system is a vital asset for town centre communication.

If you would like to sign up to the Safetynet Radio System or would like more information, please phone 020 3362 4626 or email