London Borough of Croydon

London Borough of Croydon provides advice, support and information to startups and established firms in Croydon.

Business support

Croydon Council lists the business support services available to startups and small firms in the borough.
Website: https://new.croydon.gov.uk/business-licences-and-tenders/running-business/business-support-and-advice

Libraries

Croydon libraries are a good source of information and intelligence for startups and small business owners.
Website: https://new.croydon.gov.uk/libraries-leisure-and-culture/libraries

Trading licences

The local licensing team provides information about how to apply for various trading licences.
Website: https://new.croydon.gov.uk/business-licences-and-tenders/licences-permits-and-registrations

Business rates

Croydon Council is responsible for collecting business rates and dealing with any related queries.
Website: https://new.croydon.gov.uk/business-licences-and-tenders/business-rates

Procurement

London Borough of Croydon provides information to help business owners bid for public sector tenders.
Website: https://new.croydon.gov.uk/business-licences-and-tenders/procurement-tenders-and-contracts

Emergency contacts

Croydon Council provides an out-of-hours service for emergencies such as:

  • Collapsed or unsafe buildings.
  • Emergency repairs to council-owned premises.
  • Street and pavement issues such as traffic lights, streetlights and blocked drains.
  • Extreme weather.

Website: https://new.croydon.gov.uk/community-and-safety/emergencies/emergency-contacts

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