Croydon businesses will benefit from an extra £2.6m after the council successfully distributed another round of support grants to those impacted by Covid-19 lockdowns, bringing the total allocated to £93m since the start of the pandemic.
Croydon businesses who have fallen through gaps in government support will be able to claim up to £10,000 to help recover from the impact of coronavirus under a new scheme launched by the council.
Croydon Council has signed a landmark open-access, non-exclusive scheme that works with all phone providers to give customers better and faster 4G coverage and follows government best practice.
One of London’s leading universities has taken the next step in its bid for a new town centre campus in Croydon for students of health and social care, business and finance.
Croydon has been named as one of the top digital destinations in the country with thousands of new tech start-ups making the borough their home.
Croydon businesses impacted by the coronavirus that have yet to receive any financial support will be able to apply to the council for a one off grant payment of up to £5,000.
More stallholders will reopen at Croydon’s historic Surrey Street market and at locations across the borough starting from next week as the government eases some Covid-19 business restrictions.
A planning application for hundreds of homes has been approved that will pay back the multi-million-pound restoration spent on the Fairfield Halls.
Croydon Council is contacting local businesses to verify their details so grant payments can be made to support them through the disruption caused by Coronavirus.
New funding is set to see Croydon build on the success of its 100 in 100 campaign, getting apprentices into key business sectors and offering them opportunities to develop their skills.