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PBC Office Reopening

We are delighted to announce that we will be reopening our doors to the public on Monday 4th April! After working from home and delivering our services online for two years due to COVID-19, we look forward to seeing and …

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Business Support – Latest Updates

RBKC News, 18.03.2022. Business News RBKC launch of K+C Co-works in April.  New in-house co-working spaces are being opened up at Brompton, Chelsea and Notting Hill Gate libraries.  If you’d like to be notified once the booking system opens or …

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Business Support – Latest Updates

RBKC News, 04.03.2022. Business News RBKC Meet the Buyer event 10 March at Kensington Town Hall, 9am to 2pm.  Major developers in the borough looking for suppliers in all construction, built environment and property management trades.  Email david@mtwconsultants.co.uk to be …

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‘Keep It Local’ Podcast

Our Interim CEO Stuart Woodrow stopped by Morley Radio a couple of weeks back to record an episode of their ‘Keep It Local’ podcast. Click here to listen and to learn more about the work we do here at Portobello …

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Business Support – Latest Updates

RBKC News, 04.02.2022. From RBKC.  Support for businesses in the construction industry 10th March 2022 at Kensington Town Hall. Right now we are working with over 20 buyers and 8 live construction sites with opportunities across 30 different trades. We …

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Business Support – Latest Updates

RBKC News, 31.01.2022 From RBKC Businesses, we need your views!  We have new environmental plans – go here: Environmental Action Plans – Air Quality Action Plan – Kensington and Chelsea’s Consultation and Engagement Hub – Citizen Space (rbkc.gov.uk).  Open until …

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Business Support – Latest Updates

RBKC News, 27.01.2022. Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) Omicron Fund Use this link to apply for: The Government’s Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG) Omicron Fund.  This will close for applications on Thursday 10 February 2022 at 5pm.  On Tuesday 21 December 2021 …

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Business Support – Latest Updates

RBKC’s e-newsletter, 25.01.2022. Get alerts to latest support including grants, subscribe to Business Matters published by RBKC’s communications team here.  Also follow RBKC on Twitter.  The Government’s Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant scheme is now open. The Government announced the …

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Business Support – Latest Updates

RBKC News, 15.12.2021. From central government -New COVID-19 restrictions – ‘Plan B’ information On 8 December the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, announced England would need to follow the new ‘Plan B’ restrictions to combat the rapid spread of the new …

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Flexible Co-Working Space at Canalside House

Are you looking for workspace in North Kensington? No. 11 could be for you! No. 11 is a newly-refurbished, bright space which features several individual desks, an enclosed private meeting room, Wi-Fi access, and kitchen facilities. The Portobello Business Centre …

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Business Support – Latest Updates

RBKC News, 03.12.2021. From RBKC -Two Business Improvement Districts (BIDs*) now approved in RBKC – Businesses in both the Brompton Road and Kings Road areas respectively recently passed, overwhelmingly, their required BID ballot allowing each to become operational. We are …

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Another Award for PBC

We are the proud winners of the ‘Best SME Start-Up Consultancy 2021’ award at the fifth annual Greater London Enterprise Awards hosted by SME News! Learn more here. We may be a small team, but we are passionate and committed to …

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An Interview with Our CEO, Alex Gajic

Learn more about the work we do here at Portobello Business Centre from our very own CEO, Alex Gajic. Interview conducted in October 2021: 1. What is Portobello Business Centre all about? “PBC is all about making a positive change, …

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RBKC News, 24.09.2021. From KCCC – a new era for the Chamber and recognition for RBKC The Kensington and Chelsea Chamber of Commerce is joining forces with the Westminster Chamber of Commerce to offer local businesses even wider support within …

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Business Support – Latest Updates

RBKC News, 06.08.2021. What’s your opinion?  Your views are sought on plans affecting businesses and trading locations. From RBKC on market-trading: https://consult.rbkc.gov.uk/communities/markets-plan/Consultation closes Friday 17 September. From RBKC on planning policies. The consultation will run for ten weeks and ends …

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RBKC News, 28.07.2021 Do you have a function room in the borough? Please contact parveen.devi@rbkc.gov.uk.  RBKC is looking for a function room in mid to late August to comfortably seat around 30-50 people for a chess themed event we are …

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RBKC News, 06.07.2021 Step 4 of the roadmap The Prime Minister made an announcement yesterday, 5 July 2021, setting out what will be involved in step 4 of the roadmap. https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/pm-statement-at-coronavirus-press-conference-5-july-2021.  When we have further information on what step 4 …

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Business Support – Latest Updates

RBKC News, 21.05.2021. Deadline Saturday 22 May. The Sun’s Kitchen Table Grants Scheme for entrepreneurs.  See the full terms and conditions.  Deadline to register for Monday 24th May from 10.00am to 1.00pm. Register for a roundtable with major businesses, retailers, museums, theatres, universities, …

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Business Support – Latest Updates

RBKC News, 11.05.2021. Enhanced COVID-19 testing in Colville and Pembridge wards, W11 for businesses and residents. Following several cases of the South African variant of Coronavirus being identified by Public Health England (PHE) in parts of W11, around Portobello Road, …

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