London Borough of Newham

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

Business support

London Borough of Newham provides business support, advice and signposting to startups and small firms in the borough.
Tel: 020 3373 7373
Email: newhambusinessdesk@newham.gov.uk
Website: https://www.newham.gov.uk/Pages/Services/Advice-on-starting-a-business.aspx

Business premises

Newham Council lists council-owned premises available to rent. It also provides an online database of commercial premises available in the borough.
Website: https://www.newham.gov.uk/Pages/Services/Commercial-lettings.aspx

Libraries

Newham libraries are a good source of information and intelligence for startups and small business owners.
Website: https://www.newham.gov.uk/Pages/Category/Libraries.aspx

Trading licences

The local licensing team provides information about how to apply for various trading licences.
Email: licensing@newham.gov.uk
Website: https://www.newham.gov.uk/Pages/Category/Licences-and-street-trading.aspx

Business rates

London Borough of Newham is responsible for collecting business rates and dealing with any related queries.
Tel: 020 8430 3250
Website: https://www.newham.gov.uk/Pages/Category/Business-rates.aspx

Procurement

Newham Council provides information to help business owners bid for public sector tenders.
Website: https://www.newham.gov.uk/Pages/Category/Tenders-and-contracts.aspx

Emergency contacts

London Borough of Newham provides an out-of-hours service for emergencies such as:

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

Tel: 020 8430 2000
Website: https://www.newham.gov.uk/Pages/Category/Emergencies.aspx

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