Roadmap out of Lockdown announced

24 February 2021

On Monday evening Boris Johnson announced his four step plan to reopen the economy following the lockdown of the country in December last year. This is a very cautious opening plan, but the Prime Minister has made it clear that he wants to get the country reopen in a safe and sensible way and does […]

New Test Centre opens in Harrow

29 December 2020

A new rapid coronavirus testing centre will open from today in the former H&M unit in St Anns Shopping Centre. The centre will be used exclusively to test people without Covid symptoms, and will offer a result in around 30 minutes.  It’s thought 1 in 3 people with coronavirus don’t display symptoms, but can still pass it […]

Harrow Moves to Tier 3

17 December 2020

Harrow is now at the highest level Covid-19 alert. Infection rates in Harrow are rising and are above the national average per 100,000 of the population. The following restrictions are now in place so please ensure that your business is in compliance. Harrow Council enforcement officers will be visiting businesses in the town centre to […]

Busking in Harrow – New Guidelines Issued

14 December 2020

Harrow Council and Harrow BID have worked together to introduce a set of guidelines to help buskers, the public and businesses in Harrow Town Centre share the town for the benefit of all. We want to make Harrow a vibrant and fun place to visit, but not to the detriment of businesses, or causing annoyance […]

Easing of Restrictions from 2nd December

26 November 2020

From 2nd December 2020 lockdown restrictions will ease and England will return to the local tier system. Harrow, as well as London and most of the surrounding counties, will go into Tier 2. Retail, hospitality, gyms and close contact services will be allowed to re-open, but again with strict guidelines in place. Pubs and bars […]


23 November 2020

Harrow Council have launched a consultation on The Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) for Harrow Town Centre. It focuses on restrictions around unwanted activities such as street drinking, noisy/unwanted busking, feeding pigeons, spitting/urinating in the street etc. Please take a couple of minutes to fill in the online form and help us and Harrow Council keep the […]

Notice of AGM

17 November 2020

Dear Member Our AGM takes place at 5pm on Thursday 17th December 2020. This year, due to Covid-19 social distancing restrictions, the AGM will take place online via ‘Zoom’.  Please log in to the Members’ Area of this site to view the associated documents and link to join the meeting If you wish to attend […]

Second Lockdown begins

06 November 2020

As we start the 2nd lockdown, here at the BID we know that some of the guidance that came out regarding which stores can and can’t be open and what you can and can’t do was not very clear. Overnight the guidance has been updated and we have listed below the key parts. We have […]

Harrow moves to Tier 2

15 October 2020

It has been announced that from Saturday 17th October, London will move to Tier 2 (High) of the Local Covid Alert Level system. This will mean households cannot mix indoors (except with your bubble), but the Rule of Six applies in outdoor settings.  Businesses such as retail, hospitality and leisure can remain open, but social […]