Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames

The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames provides advice, support and information to startups and established firms in the borough.

Business support

The Royal Borough lists the business support services available to startups and small firms in the borough.
Website: https://www.kingston.gov.uk/info/200141/business_and_trade/64/business_support_and_advice

The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames provides advice and guidance on business continuity planning.
Website: https://www.kingston.gov.uk/info/200369/emergency_planning/1162/emergency_planning/2

Business premises

Kingston upon Thames Council lists council-owned premises available to rent.
Website: https://www.kingston.gov.uk/info/200141/business_and_trade/157/find_business_premises

Libraries

Kingston upon Thames libraries are a good source of information and intelligence for startups and small business owners.
Website: https://www.kingston.gov.uk/info/200208/libraries

Trading licences

The local licensing team provides information about how to apply for various trading licences.
Website: https://www.kingston.gov.uk/info/200142/licensing

Business rates

The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames is responsible for collecting business rates and dealing with any related queries.
Website: https://www.kingston.gov.uk/info/200164/business_rates

Procurement

The Royal Borough provides information to help business owners bid for public sector tenders.
Website: https://www.kingston.gov.uk/info/200162/doing_business_with_kingston_council

Emergency contacts

Kingston upon Thames Council provides an out-of-hours service for emergencies such as:

  • Collapsed or unsafe buildings
  • Emergency repairs to council-owned property
  • Extreme weather

Tel: 020 8547 5800

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