Old Kent Road Business Network

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Closes 6 Sep 2022


1. What is your name?
2. What is your email address?
If you enter your email address then you will automatically receive an acknowledgement email when you submit your response.
3. What is the name of your business?
4. What is your business address?
5. What is your main business activity?
6. Which the following options is applicable to you?
7. When does your current lease expire?
8. Which of the following options best describes your business?
9. How many people does your business employ?
10. How many of your employees live locally?
11. Over the next year, how do you anticipate the space needed by your business will change?
12. How important is it for your business to remain in the Old Kent Road area?

Where 1 is not at all important and 10 is mandatory

13. If your answer to Question 11 was above 5, what are your main reasons for remaining in the Old Kent Road area?

Please rank your top 3 reasons

14. If your answer to Question 11 was below 5, would you be interested in receiving information on available industrial land/premises in other London boroughs?

The council is committed to the retention of businesses within mixed use neighbourhoods in the Old Kent Road where possible. However some businesses may not be compatible with housing. The council is exploring joint working with other boroughs (such as Lewisham and Bromley) to identify and potentially support intensification of existing industrial areas outside Southwark.

15. Would you consider a ‘shop front’ model for your business in the Old Kent Road area?

This would enable businesses to retain a business presence in the area (such as a head office/sales office/showroom) but the manufacturing, production, distribution or storage would occur elsewhere.

16. Could your business operate within a mixed use area that also accommodated new homes?
17. What type of new business premises would you require?
Please tick all that apply
18. Which of the following features would you require for a new business premises?

Please tick all that apply

19. What size of new premises would you require?
20. Could your business operate within a workspace provider model?

A workspace provider could be a specialist public, private or not-for-profit organisation which provides offices or flexible workspaces to entrepreneurs, small businesses, artists and sole traders. The space provided will often promote co-working, including shared facilities and offering low cost and flexible lease terms or pay-as-you-go hot desking.

21. Could your business operate within a railway arch?
22. What could the council do to support your business?
23. Do you give permission for this information to be publicly available as part of the Old Kent Road Business Network?