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Existing Business Support

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Commercial Space

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If you would like to find out more about our project, Made in Thamesmead, please click here.

Made in Thamesmead

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Covid-19 Business Update

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Business Support

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Universal Credit Support

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Are you about to take steps to turn your business idea into reality – or dreaming of dipping your toe in the water – but don’t know how to start? If you’ve ever tried to launch your own business, you’ll know the process is full of common but avoidable pitfalls. That’s where the Thamesmead Economic Inclusion Team can help in many ways. Our vast knowledge and skills can also help you expand your existing business.

We work with a range of people (from start-up entrepreneurs to industry leaders) to promote and support business, enterprise and innovation in Thamesmead. Whether your business is on the horizon, in its infancy or ready to push on, our experts and partners can share a variety of initiatives to support your business to reach its full potential.

You can tap into our expert start-up support, which centres on everything from writing an effective business plan and creating a website to finding the right commercial space and help with funding. Alternatively, you can access our existing business support to enhance and take your current business to greater heights.

Please share your enterprising tales of success at My Story and don’t forget to benefit from searching our business directory. Contact us today to take advantage of our professional support to get your business off the ground and soaring.

My Story

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The impact of COVID-19 on local businesses. 


Amy Lame,

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In 2019, 18 young people took part in a music production and artist development project called Unleashed at the Link in Thamesmead.

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Sandy Trott and Kate Turnbull from Feel Good Co-operatives had the honour of wining the Contribution to the Community category of the Bexley Business Excellence Awards. 

Sandy Trott & Kate Turnbull,

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