Protecting the interests of all businesses in Soho through building bigger relationships.
Public Realm / Lighting / Cleanliness / Al-Fresco Dining/ Rubbish Disposal.
Protecting the character of Soho and respecting the Conservation Area Management Plan.
Be an interface with our residents.
Commenting upon planning applications and emerging Local Planning Policy (where relevant/necessary).
Commenting upon licensing applications and emerging Local Licensing Policy (where relevant/necessary).
Transport & Accessibility
Commenting upon Local Transport Plans and/or initiatives.
Commenting upon local environmental initiatives.
Promoting equality for all: gender, racial, sexual, disability and diversity in all forms.
Crime & Policing
Engage with crime and policing initiatives and be an interface with West End Policing.
Engage with WCC on the issue of homelessness & where possible provide upskilling and training.
Help with training, apprenticeships, kickstart projects to better all who work in Soho.
Marketing and Publicity
Promoting increased business & profitability for local businesses through advertising -media - cross promotion & partnerships.
To act as a unified voice for all businesses in Soho, with the aim of protecting and growing the economic diversity of the area in which we do business, through engaging with each other, our residents, other amenity groups and the Westminster City Council, thereby protecting its unique character.
A unified voice for businesses in Soho
Maintaining and growing Soho’s unique character
Responding to Policy (Local Authority & National)
Westminster City Council, Blue Light Services & Environmental Issues (Public Realm / Refuse / Noise / Air Quality)
Supporting your planning applications*
Supporting your licensing applications*
Raising awareness of security issues / threats
Preferential purchasing arrangements for members
Informal mentoring and advice