Conservatives welcome new Marks & Spencer's store

Both your local Conservative Councillors for Blackheath Westcombe were at the opening on of the new Mark's and Spencer's store at the Blackheath Standard.

"It was great to see so many people at the Standard this morning," said Conservative Councillor Alex Wilson. "Hopefully, with more people attracted to shopping a the Standard the area will regain its former glory."

After going to the opening of the new store both Councillors spoke to the local Safer Neighborhood Team and visited a number of local shops to talk to shopkeepers about the proposed rent increase by Greenwich Council and what could be done to help local businesses.