Subsidised Waste and Recycling

We offer subsided and discounted commercial waste solutions with savings of up to 40% with our partners First Mile. To sign up, call First Mile on 0800 612 9894 or email customers@thefirstmile.co.uk stating that you are a Brixton BID member. First Mile offers daily collections.

Dedicated Street Cleaner

We provide a dedicated street cleaner as part of our Street Team who works 5-days a week removing litter, stickers and graffiti, to create a cleaner public realm for all.

Seasonal Jet Washing

We run seasonal jet washing across the BID area, this allows us to deep clean the pavement.

Greening

A clean and healthy environment is important for everyone, but we know that it is crucial to the success and prosperity of businesses, that’s why Brixton BID invest in local greening projects including Brixton Orchard, the Barrier Garden and Brixton Maze.

Free Bicycle Checks and Repairs

We fund free monthly bicycle checks and repairs by Dr Bike for employees, residents and visitors.

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Creative Wayfinding

We launched our “X marks the spot” wayfinding strategy, helping visitors to explore our town centre. The wayfinding will be rolled out through window stickers, street signage and campaigns.

Reimagining Atlantic Road

Our Reimagining Atlantic Road initiative looks to rethink and reshape this key artery in Brixton. Working with architects Squire & Partners and AWMA, we are exploring ways to place people back into the heart of place.

Brixton Station Road Creative Lighting

Responding to concerns over lighting levels and safety on Brixton Station Road, we implemented a creative lighting solution transforming 11 trees into brightly coloured lighting features.

Trialled Micro-Consolidation Hub

We collaborated with Cross River Partnership to trail a micro-consolidation hub to continue our work on finding greener delivery options for businesses.

Trialled a Coffee Cup Recycling Scheme

8 million paper cups are thrown away in the UK everyday. In partnership with Hubbub and First Mile, we launched Brixton’s coffee cup recycling scheme set to convert 95% of cup waste collected back into paper and 5% of plastic for energy recovery in 2020.

Relevant News


Brixton BID talks to BBC London about community safety

04/18/24

Safer Day and Night

Our Managing Director, Gianluca Rizzo and Co-Chair of our Board, Elly Foster spoke to BBC London about neighbourhood policing and…

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Join the Lambeth Net Zero Hub

04/18/24

Better Business

Sustainable Ventures has created The Net Zero Hub in partnership with London Borough of Lambeth. This free resource will help…

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Black Business Survey

04/18/24

Better Business

In 2022 we started our Black Business FOrum, chaired by Diana Nabagereka, General Manager at Brixton Village. This group focuses…

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Innovate Now, is Back!

04/9/24

Better Business

The Do it Now Now, Innovate Now programme is back and round 2 is now open.Do it Now Now is collaborating…

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Le Bab Local Discount

04/8/24

Better Business

Now that the weather is getting a bit better, it’s finally time to leave your desk on your lunch break,…

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Join the Small & Mighty Enterprise Programme

04/8/24

Better Business

The ever popular Small & Mighty Enterprise programme, created by SmallBusiness Britain in collaboration with Xero & ARU Peterborough, is…

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