Royal Borough of Greenwich

The Royal Borough of Greenwich provides advice, support and information to startups and established firms in Greenwich.

Business support

Greenwich Council lists the business support services available to startups and small firms in the borough.
Tel: 020 8921 8689
Email: business@royalgreenwich.gov.uk
Website: https://www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk/info/200218/business_support_and_advice/25/business_advice_services

Greenwich Council provides signposting to networking and training events for startups and small firms in the borough.
Website: https://www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk/directory/80/business_events

Greenwich Council provides advice and guidance on business continuity planning.
Email: emergencyplanningunit@royalgreenwich.gov.uk
Website: https://www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk/info/200216/emergency_planning/88/emergency_planning_for_businesses

Financial support

The Royal Borough of Greenwich lists sources of funding for startups and small firms in the borough.
Tel: 020 8921 8689
Email: business@royalgreenwich.gov.uk
Website: https://www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk/info/200218/business_support_and_advice/73/business_finance_grants_and_loans

Business premises

Greenwich Council provides an online database of commercial premises available to rent or buy.
Website: http://propertysearch.evolutive.co.uk/greenwich/home.htm

Libraries

Greenwich libraries are a good source of information and intelligence for startups and small business owners.
Website: https://www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk/info/200231/libraries

Trading licences

The local licensing team provides information about how to apply for various trading licences.
Website: https://www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk/info/200294/licences_and_permits

Business rates

The Royal Borough of Greenwich is responsible for collecting business rates and dealing with any related queries.
Tel: 020 8921 5221
Email: business-rates@royalgreenwich.gov.uk
Website: https://www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk/info/200210/business_rates

Procurement

The Royal Borough of Greenwich provides information to help business owners bid for public sector tenders.
Email: procurement@royalgreenwich.gov.uk
Website: https://www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk/info/200209/how_to_do_business_with_the_council/313/how_to_do_business_with_the_royal_borough_of_greenwich

Emergency contacts

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

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

Tel: 020 8854 8888

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