Royal Standard

Council may raise shop rents this year

Some traders in Old Dover Road may be facing a rent rise from the Council. Rent reviews are carried out every three years and can sometimes be controversial not only with traders but also with local residents who value the variety and service provided by our independent shops.

Supporting Small Business Saturday

2014 Blackheath Westcombe Conservative Candidate Thomas Turrell has been out promoting Small Business Saturday, which will take place on the 7th December, on the Royal Standard and has been speaking with local traders there. This weekend is the busiest shopping weekend of the year with many shoppers heading out to do their Christmas shopping? Small Business Saturday has already proven to be hugely successful in America.

Charles Tannock MEP in Blackheath Westcombe

London MEP Charles Tannock joined Blackheath Westcombe Conservatives on Saturday 28th September

Conservatives Seek High Street Boost

Conservative Mayor of London Boris Johnson has launched a consultation on extending the time drivers are allowed the park in Stop and Shop bays. The announcement follows plans unveiled by Communities Secretary Eric Pickles to reduce parking restrictions. Both hope that by reducing parking restrictions we can boost trade for places like Eltham High Street and the Blackheath Royal Standard.

Blackheath Westcombe Action Team Attend RSBTA Summers Drinks Party

2014 Council Candidates for Blackheath Westcombe Geoff Brighty, Laela Pakpour Tabrizi and Thomas Turrell attended a reception on the Royal Standard hosted by the Royal Standard Business & Traders Association.

Speaking with Local Business Owners in Blackheath Westcombe

2014 Conservative Candidate for Blackheath Westcombe Thomas Turrell has been speaking with local business owners in the Royal Standard and Blackheath Village discussing how to attract new visitors to the area.

Thomas Turrell attends Shop Open Day on Royal Standard

2014 Conservative Candidate for Blackheath Westcombe Thomas Turrell attends open day for newly refurbished local shop on the Blackheath Royal Standard.

Continuing Support for Local Businesses on the Royal Standard

Blackheath Westcombe Conservatives have been continuing their support for local businesses based on the Blackheath Royal Standard. Recently ward Councillor Geoff Brighty and Deputy Chairman of Greenwich Conservatives Thomas Turrell attended the Annual General Meeting of the Blackheath Royal Standard Business and Traders Association. Cllr Brighty has also achieved a rent freeze for the shops on the Royal Standard.
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