Excusive Zipcar Offer

To keep your business moving This is Clapham BID have teamed up with Zipcar for this exclusive offer to BID members. During lockdown you can continue to use Zipcar to get around for your business.

To support you and your business during this difficult time you can join Zipcar for Business for free and claim £30 free driving credit with no commitment. Business members can access over 3,000 vehicles 24/7 via the Zipcar app and get discounted driving rates. Simply click the link to find out more.

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Improve Working from Home

6 Simple Ways to Improve Working from Home from Laporta

It’s no secret that 2020 has been far from normal, with the vast majority of us swapping the office for the dining room table. And with the future still uncertain, some of us may even be expecting to work from home on a more permanent basis. So how do we transform a shared living area into a
working oasis? That’s where we come in.

Here at Laporta Office Furniture, with over 30 years’ experience of sourcing Italian designer office furniture, we’re no strangers to the home office lifestyle. That’s why we’ve put together 6 simple ways to improve working from home so you can get back onto the productivity bandwagon.

A Home Office Desk

When you’ve got an endless ‘to-do list’ and back-to-back Zoom meetings, the kitchen table just isn’t going to cut it. A dedicated work desk is vital for keeping your concentration levels high and your productivity flowing. Not only will it double up as a permanent home for all your work materials, i..

Studio Voltaire Reopening

Studio Voltaire to reopen in October 2021 following completion of a transformative £2.8 million capital project with a William Scott survey exhibition and series of new permanent commissions by artists Anthea Hamilton and Joanne Tatham & Tom O’Sullivan.

Studio Voltaire opens with the first solo exhibition of William Scott (b.1964, San Francisco) outside of the USA – the first significant survey of his 30–year practice. While deeply rooted in personal history, Scott’s paintings address wider questions of citizenship, community and cultural memory.

William Scott, Untitled, 2014

His portraits, predominantly of black figures, encompass African American political leaders, celebrities and pop icons, but also document members of his church, family, and residents of his native San Francisco. Scott’s practice at large reimagines the social topography of this rapidly gentrified city in works that combine architectural design with science fiction.

Scott’s paintings instead propose new utopia..

Clapham Hub Reopens

Clapham Hub Reopens

The Clapham Hub reopened its doors on the 23 July for the first time since hospitality businesses were required to close in 2020.

The Clapham Hub is a ‘safe space’ located at the Clapham Methodist Church located opposite McDonalds on Clapham High Street. A ‘safe space,’ is a term increasingly used for partnership schemes that operate to make the night-time economy safer and ensure that vulnerable individuals are helped to get home safely.

The Clapham Hub provides a range of services, which includes trained medical assessment, supervised recovery and discharge. It supports clients usually exhibiting one or more of the following: injury, intoxication (from alcohol or drugs) and vulnerability.

The Clapham Hub also provides other services, including pastoral care, access to toilets and help and advice to those who are lost or need to get home safely such as charging a mobile phone or calling a taxi.

In the first two weekends of operating 33 people were supported ..