Save The High Street Hounslow
SaveTheHighStreet.org and Hounslow Council have joined forces to deliver a wide range of new support for local independents, startups, community champions and landlords across the borough in 2022.
Limited spaces available
The Local Footfall Accelerator is delivered through our market-leading business support platform called Jo by our team of experienced small business advisors, community champions and high street experts.
Are you a local independent?
Boost your footfall, improve your online presence, reduce your costs and more.
Up to X100 local independents will receive a range of personalised, expert support to achieve their top goals, whatever they may be.
This includes access to a premium version of Jo for free (worth £400+) and (up to £5000 in) grant funding to spend on improving your business.
Who is this for?
Retailers, restaurants, salons, cafes, galleries, pubs and other local independent businesses trading from a high street, market or shopping centre in the london borough of Hounslow
Are you a high street startup?
Rent-free space, expert support and grant funding
X3 startups will receive rent-free pop-up space for 4 weeks (no commitment to continue after the 4 weeks) as well as a range of hands-on support and grant funding to help each startup launch successfully on the high street in Hounslow
Others who apply but aren’t successful will still receive a dedicated ‘launch on the high street’ support programme on Jo worth £100s for free.
Who is this for?
- Online retailers who want a physical presence
- Market traders who want a high street unit
- Local independents who want a second home
- Startups who want to launch locally by March
Are you a local community champion?
Empowered local groups and individuals working together to help their local communities thrive
Local champions across the borough will receive personalized support from leading place and community management experts on whatever they would like to focus on
Expert guidance on developing a destination marketing plan, running local events, setting up a trader group, securing new funding, mobilising community support and more.
Each local champion will also get access to information about all the programmes being delivered as part of ‘Save The High Street Hounslow’ and an opportunity to get involved as much or as little as they like.
Who is this for?
Trader associations, resident groups, CICs, media influencers, social enterprises, commercial agents and any other groups or individuals making a stand for the success of their local high streets within the borough of Hounslow
Are you a retail landlord?
New tenants, less vacant units and more successful high streets; improving your potential rental income and increasing real estate asset values across Hounslow.
We are planning a series of initiatives to sustainably repopulate vacant units and help landlords in the borough to achieve their goals.
This kicks off in January 2022 with a campaign to find, house and grow a new generation of high street tenants, while understanding what support local landlords need from SaveTheHighStreet.org, Hounslow Council and their local community champions.
Who is this for?
All landlords with both vacant and occupied Class E units within the London borough of Hounslow.
“This provided a lot of value for me and my business. I would highly recommend Jo to any business in need of support to help grow or rebuild their business.”
“The Support Programme has been very good. Jo gave me a lot of ideas that I wouldn’t have even considered before. I would definitely recommend it to any business.“
Jo is very easy to use and my success manager was great, helping generate successful promotions and instore interactions. I would highly recommend them to any business big or small!”
“I really felt it helped me see the potential going forward and make the general running of my business easier. My Success Manager was a huge support.”
“I’d highly recommend the support programme. I learnt a lot from it”
“Very helpful with lots of resources”
“The guidance, support and information are great – all tailored for the right size of ‘small’ business which is really helpful.”
“It is a good programme and I think people can take a lot from it.”
SaveTheHighStreet.org and Jo gives our local businesses in Barnes the support they need to ensure a successful and profitable future.”
“Thanks to Jo l have been able to analyse my business and implement strategies which have helped me grow. As an independent high street business, I highly recommend using Jo .”
“I’d hit rock bottom but this breathed life back into my business. We’ve been increasing our online presence, doing workshops in store and setting up a loyalty scheme.”
“My personal confidence has increased by observing and following the guidance you’ve provided. Thank you seems not enough.”
“I’d misspent so much time and money trying to grow my shop. I’m so pleased that now I have help I can trust.”