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Deep Clean on The Broadway

As parts of our plans to make Stratford a more welcoming and inviting place, we have commissioned Community Clean UK, to deep clean parts of the Broadway. The deep clean will include a high powered pressure wash and chewing gum removal.
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Adopt - A - Planter

To help make Stratford Town Centre more a more welcoming place, we are looking to “green” the area through an Adopt-a-Planter scheme! As part of this, we will provide plants and planters to businesses free of charge, and will obtain any required permissions. Participants should be prepared to ‘adopt’ the planters and plants provided by us and commit to care for them and to water them on a regular basis. If you’d like to join us in greening our street spaces and can commit to basic care of your plant, contact us by 30th June 2017 on info@stratfordoriginal.com.
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Queens Award for Enterprise

The Queen’s Award for Enterprise (QAE) is the UK’s most prestigious business Award for British companies. It recognises UK businesses for outstanding commercial success in innovation and international trade and leading the way in sustainable development practices, and promoting opportunity - by recognising a business’s social mobility programmes and practices.
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FREE Training Courses For Our BID Members

Great news! We have partnered with Newham College to offer you FREE training courses for you and your employees. We have a selection of courses available for you to choose from, but so we know what courses will be most beneficial to you, your business and your employees, we have developed a short online needs analysis. It won't take you long to complete and our training could have a great impact on your business. Please complete our online needs analysis by the 5th July 2017.
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Transport For London - Stratford Bus Route Consultation

Transport For London have just launched their public consultation for proposed changes to bus routes in Stratford, due to upcoming changes of the gyratory. Buses would be able to serve stops on both sides of Great Eastern Road, The Grove, Romford Road and Broadway, and changes would allow Stratford bus station to be served by westbound bus routes along Stratford High Street. As business owners it is important that you have your say on these changes, and give your suggestions. The consultation is in the form of a short online survey which closes on the 21st July 2017.
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Stratford Original Map

Map Re-design Invitation to Tender

UPDATE - If you would like to quote for printing, please quote for 5000 copies of the map. Please note that we would like realistic quotes for design and print, which may be higher than the anticipated budget of £5,000.
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UPDATE- Change in Threat Level for International Terrorism to SEVERE

Following the attack in London on the 3rd June 2017, the UK terrorist threat level has remained at SEVERE. This means that an attack is still highly likely. Due to this, both police and military presence have been increased, especially around key sites such as transportation areas and crowded spaces. To ensure that you, your business and your employees stay safe during this critical time, the London Police Forces have created an information document outlining security updates and measures any business should undertake. It is very important for all business owners to read this to ensure everyone’s safety. Please contact the confidential police anti-terrorist hotline on 0800 789 321 to report any concerns. Click on "Read More" to access the download link for the full document.
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