Support for businesses

List of Large Grant Scheme recipients

Additional Restrictions Grant – Large Grant Scheme

Our Newham Business & Enterprise has awarded a total of £1,124,561 to nine organisations to help support a broad range of projects and activities centred around the eight “Pillars” of our Towards a Better Newham Covid-19 Recovery Strategy. The grants have been awarded in order to provide organisations with both capital and revenue funding for initiatives to help boost local economic activity. The following grants have been awarded:

Organisation

Funding received

Project description

Tracks (Time Marches On Limited), Forest Gate

£100,000

Create Forest Gate's second high street, 'The Avenue', on the strip in front of the arches. The project will aim to attract new business and increase footfall with a view to regenerating the area over the next five years.

Case Study

Stratford Original BID (Business Improvement District)

£249,999

Ensure Stratford Town Centre continues to perform day and night by focussing on three strands: Community Building, Safer & Welcoming and Business Benefits.

 

Children’s Discovery Centre, Stratford East London

£47,387

Create and deliver Storytelling Events for families with targeted free tickets offered to 5,000 Newham residents to Discover’s wider programme.

 

Atlantic Pacific International Rescue Limited, Royal Docks

£187,578

Teaching young people how to save their own or someone else’s life. These skills will offer a purpose and an opportunity for a young person to see how they can play an active part in their community by helping others.

 

The Carpenters & Dockland Settlements Food Bank

£50,000

Open on an extra day each week and increase the sourcing and distribution of food to some of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged people in the borough.

 

The Skills Centre London Ltd, Stratford

£114,597

Provide high-quality Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) training and testing on the Olympic Park.

 

East End Citizens Advice Bureaux, Custom House

£120,000

Funding will be used for premises alterations, equipping the Newham service with IT equipment, furniture and supporting operational costs. Also creating Covid secure space to deliver advice services to the public.

 

Newham Chamber of Commerce

£25,000

Support small business to join the Chamber as well as supporting other projects through their website and social media outlets. Funding will also be used to part-sponsor the Business Awards 2022. 

 

Pioneer Theatre Ltd Theatre Royal Stratford East

£230,000

Funding will be used to create a welcoming space for more community activity. Also updating internal distribution boards saving energy and becoming greener.