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Spotlight: Pippa Glendon-Doyle Acupuncture

We met with Pippa Glendon-Doyle, working mum and acupuncturist extraordinaire, to talk about her work and her calling to help the good people of Wandsworth find peace and balance. Hi Pippa! Tell us a little bit about who you are and what you do. I’m a mum to two boys, and when the youngest went … Read more

Hat-trick of store openings at Southside

Independent London-based eyecare specialists Eye Emporium have arrived at Southside, Wandsworth, making it the third new arrival at the shopping centre, following the upsize of Poundland and, high-street slime store, Gootopia, taking up permanent residency following the success off their pop-up. The new 1,169sq ft opticians will be the brand’s 13th store. With previous locations in … Read more

Old York Road Unplugged is coming

Wandsworth Town’s biggest and free community music event will return on Sunday 9 June. Save the date for Old York Road Unplugged. After an absolute scorcher in 2023, we have high hopes for this year’s event, but whatever the weather, we have a fantastic day in store for you. Unplugged 2024 will feature two live … Read more

Six covered padel courts are coming to Southside

Planning permission has been granted by Wandsworth Council for London-based Padel Social Club to create a new sports facility at Southside Shopping Centre. Padel Social Club and Southside Shopping Centre will transform the rooftop of the centre’s multi-storey carpark into a brand-new innovative sports and recreational space. Spanning two levels, the 30,000 sq ft bespoke … Read more

Weaving Out Waste exhibition at Southside

A new eco-conscious art exhibition is coming to Southside Shopping Centre. A flowing textile river, woven with recycled materials by hundreds of children from 32 Wandsworth primary schools will be exhibited on the first floor from Thursday 18 April until Wednesday 8 May. Led by Royal College of Art Fashion Design graduate and artist Caroline … Read more

Spotlight: E&H

There’s a new arrival in town, offering healthy and delicious snacks and beverages for all you guys and gals on the go. We caught up with founder and owner Evan to find out more. Hi Evan! Tell us a little bit about who you are and what you do. We are a takeaway smoothie and … Read more

Power of paint: Southside Shopping Centre seeks local artist

Southside Shopping Centre is searching for a local artist to create a community inspired masterpiece and have their work displayed in the heart of Wandsworth. The South West London retail destination is seeking a creative artist from Wandsworth to transform the brickwork at the centre’s busy throughfare at their West Entrance into a vibrant, colourful … Read more

On your bike! New Cycle Hub opens at Southside

Southside Shopping Centre has partnered with Spokesafe to open its new Cycle Hub. The Hub is designed for cyclists looking for a secure place to park their bike and will be accessible for the public to use 24/7. With 22 fully enclosed spaces for both bicycles and eBikes, the Cycle Hub provides visitors peace of … Read more

Spotlight: Jetts Wandsworth

Wandsworth, we know you love a good workout, so we’re getting you up close and personal with your local fitness studios. This week we met with Matthew Bishop, general manager of Jetts Wandsworth, to discuss their amazing facilities and flexible memberships. Hey Matthew, tell us a little bit about who you are and what you … Read more

Southside’s getting a £5m makeover

Southside Shopping Centre is investing in a new look this year. The Wandsworth Town retail centre will invest £5 million into a refresh programme, which will deliver new lighting, a new community space, and new entrances, with an arty twist. The changes come amidst some other new changes at Southside, including the development of a … Read more

Take part in the Wandsworth Town Easter Trail

The Easter Trail has arrived in Wandsworth Town and your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to team up with the Easter Bunny and save Easter! Download the We are Wandsworth Town app (available for iOS and Android) and start your adventure. Follow the Easter Bunny’s story, find the special markers at each … Read more

Spotlight: Ilia Panev Fitness

Fitness is at the heart of our community. I mean, just look at the incredible array of workout options in Wandsworth Town. Add to that list Ilia Panev, fitness coach. We caught up with him to find out more about what he does. Hey Ilia, tell us who you are and what you do. I’m … Read more

Spotlight: Story Coffee

A local caffeine institution is celebrating its 10th birthday, so we thought what better time to delve into the story of Story Coffee. We caught up with founders Sof and Jo to talk coffee beans, brunch and what they love most about Wandsworth town. Tell us who you are and what you do. Sof: We … Read more

Wandsworth is London Borough of Culture 2025

Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has revealed that Wandsworth will be London Borough of Culture 2025! The campaign, led by Wandsworth Council, saw hundreds of community organisations, creative ventures, schools, businesses and residents, pool together to support the bid for Borough of Culture. As well as being the Mayor of London’s hometown, Wandsworth boasts an … Read more

Wandsworth celebrates International Women’s Day

Friday 8 March marks International Women’s Day, the annual celebration of women’s achievements as well as a day to highlight gender inequality and campaign for safer spaces for women. The theme for 2024 is ‘Inspire Inclusion’. The official International Women’s Day website states: When women aren’t present, we must ask: If not, why not?When women … Read more

Spotlight: Green Mark

Spring is just around the corner, so now feels the perfect time to start helping local businesses think green. Wandsworth Town BID is working alongside Green Mark to help local businesses start their sustainability journey and earn a free business accreditation as part of the Making Businesses Greener scheme. We sat down with Green Mark’s Dave Price to … Read more

Spotlight: Physio Edge

The wonderful people of Wandsworth love a good workout, but what happens when your joints and muscles don’t quite feel like they should? We caught up with Gill Coates, chief therapist at Physio Edge, to find out more about their services, the benefits of physiotherapy, and what she loves most about Wandsworth Town. Hey Gill! … Read more

Supporting local businesses to become sustainable

We have partnered with Green Mark to help local businesses save money and become more sustainable. Green Mark actively helps you reduce your environmental impact with a clear, web-based certification process that assesses, audits and certifies your business’s impact on the environment: 1. Green Mark reviews your performance and identifies steps required to save energy, … Read more