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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

Help to inspire Southside’s new mural

Southside shopping centre is embarking on a creative new project to inject some colour in the town centre. As part of their ongoing works to revitalise the centre, Southside will install a brand-new mural on their west entrance, and they want your input. The artwork should reflect the local community and be inspired by a … Read more

Black and Ethical Fashion Show coming to Southside

Fée Uhssi Presents: The Black and Ethical Fashion Show as part of the African Fashion & Textile Experience. You’re invited to celebrate African Fashion with a one-of-a-kind catwalk show featuring the most current African-inspired fashion trends and exclusive designs of both well-established and emerging designers and fashion brands from the black community in Wandsworth and … Read more

Spotlight: Explore Wandsworth

If you want to know the secrets and incredible local history of Wandsworth then Geoff Simmons is your man. We caught up with Geoff to discuss his walking tours, his favourite fact about SW18, and the secrets hiding in plain sight. Hi Geoff, tell us who you are and what you do. I’m Geoff Simmons. … Read more

Wandsworth Women’s Enterprise Awards 2024

Small businesses and Wandsworth go hand in hand, like chocolate and peanut butter or coffee and a pastry. The Wandsworth Women’s Enterprise Awards look to actively celebrate female business entrepreneurs in our community, many of whom run a successful business whilst juggling the needs of their families. Get involved! Are you a female business owner? … Read more

Spotlight: LevelOut

Wandsworth is the home of a great workout, so are naturally delighted to welcome LevelOut to All Saints Passage. We caught up with Ellie to find out more about SW18’s latest fitness offering. Tell us who you are and what you do. I am Ellie, head of community at LevelOut. We are a community-led Reformer … Read more