Elephant and Castle – Deadline for Applications

In December 2018, after months of preparation with the Council and Delancey we opened up the application process for the new affordable units that are being planned for the independent businesses to move into. Planning permission was granted on the basis that Delancey would provide new units for the displaced businesses. They have already developed […]

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Launch Of Thrive – Our Affordable Maker Space and Co-Working Business Hub

February 13th saw the launch of THRIVE, a new affordable co-working space, where local residents from SE16 can work comfortably and develop their business idea. THRIVE (formally known as the Flaming Grill restaurant) was brought back into community use by British Land and has become a much-needed resource for local people. Whether you are running […]

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Our CEO , Colin Crooks, in New Years Honours List!

We are delighted to announce that Colin Crooks, our CEO has been awarded an MBE by Her Majesty the Queen in her New Year’s Honours List. The award is for his services to disadvantaged communities in London. Colin has created several social enterprises, in accord with his two passions; protecting the environment and helping less […]

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New Challenge in Westminster

Church Street, just off the Edgware Road, hosts the longest street market in London and is home to a fascinating food, textiles, antiques and arts quarter. It is also the most deprived area in the borough which is undergoing massive regeneration change and in the next ten years, under the new Masterplan, three key buildings […]

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Brixton Xmas Market Celebrations 1st & 2nd Dec 2017

Ho ho ho! Once again Tree Shepherd has had the pleasure of organising a two-day showcase for Lambeth Forest Network traders. Friday 1st Dec is a day of trading 10am-7pm ending in Brixton’s Christmas Lights going on. Choirs and a brass band will be outside Morleys at 7pm and before that there will be Xmas […]

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BE BOSS 2017 Young Entrepreneur Winner: Richie Babalola

Tree Shepherd met with a host of young people at the October 2017 Angelltown Future Festival.  This was a fantastic careers event where young people were encouraged to explore their prospects in the world of work. Many showed a keen interest in being their own boss – the question was with what kind of company? We […]

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START OUT START UP 18-30 Case Study of Amanda Abrahams filmed by Florence Jones

Florence Jones was a student on our first START OUT START UP programme 2017, supporting 18-30 year-olds in Lambeth to start and develop businesses. She has developed her own videography business: FABRICATION FILMS and produced this mini-film to showcase just one case study from the programme: Amanda Abrahams. We thank the Walcot Foundation for making […]

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