The appearance and atmosphere of the area is important to London Riverside businesses.
We take great pride in our physical environment, evidenced by having been awarded a London in Bloom Silver Gilt Award 5 years in a row.
Investment to date
The Business Improvement District invests in its own contractor to work alongside Havering Council’s street care and cleaning team. The team has a weekly schedule of works and a longer term programme of greening and beautification.
Link-up with Havering Council to deal promptly with fly-tipping and dumping
Regular maintenance of highly visible sections fronting roads
Lobbying the Council and relevant agencies on key maintenance issues such as lighting and flooding
Annual entry in London in Bloom Awards - Silver Gilt Winner 5th year!
Additional priorities this term
Further landscaping of key areas and a tree-planting programme which will also contribute to cleaner air.
Lobbying for measures to improve carriageways and public areas, for example introducing better outdoor areas for shared use, especially during lunch breaks.
Actively seeking grant funding to accelerate environmental improvements.