Our business partners

We are working in partnership with the following organisations to deliver business support in Bexley, supporting the local economy by helping our small and medium-sized businesses to become more resilient, prosper and grow.

The Engine House Bexley

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The Engine House is a thriving creative ecosystem in the heart of Bexley. With over 50,000 sq. ft of flexible studio and office space, The Engine House has more than 50 modern studios and fixed desk spaces with an in-house business development team that can provide a professional place for a range of entrepreneurs.

The Engine House Bexley has a dedicated group of expert graphic designers and CAD technicians who work in partnership with our specialist in-house business development team. Our combined skills and expertise can cater to businesses across a range of industries, from niche to the mainstream.

Watch as our team takes your concept idea and turns it into a reality with the use of CAD design and the latest innovations in 3D printing. Using their proven experience, our business development team will support you as you explore options for branding, investment, promotion, and mass production for maximum impact.

Free co-working space available.

For more information

Email info@enginehousebexley.co.uk
Website The Engine House Bexley.

CNT Associates

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Business Support & Fundraising

CNT Associates was established in 2003 and support SMEs with writing grant applications, funding bids and tenders to access grants, loans, contracts and social investment. They also provide business support to help organisations, businesses and charities start-up, manage growth and develop their services.

CNT Associates have worked very closely with BBE to deliver a variety of business support to over 90 SMEs in Bexley. 

For more information

Email info@cntassociates.com
Website CNT Associates

South East Enterprise

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The programme provides free support to enable Bexley businesses to grow online using digital, encouraging participants to adopt practices that will help them to build resilience. Consisting of one-to-one e-business advice supported by a programme of courses including popular social media platforms, Cyber security, video, YouTube and much more.

The programme builds on the foundation of a digital marketing strategy that will teach the business owner about appropriate messaging and security to build online communities to sell to. Your e-business adviser will show you how to implement these new practices in your business.

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Watch the E-business film

Bexley Libraries

Bexley libraries

Use the Business Knowledge Hub at the Central Library, Bexleyheath to access Mintel, Kompass, COBRA throughout 2022.

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A variety of support mechanisms are in place via online and in-person channels for residents looking to access enterprise support.

The Economic Inclusion team hold a monthly business forum sharing information about training, tender opportunities, procurement, funding, events, community, and commercial premises accessible via Peabody.

For more information

Email madeinthamesmead@peabody.org.uk
Website Thamesmead Now

Federation of Small Businesses

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Bexley Council and FSB are partnering up to provide a programme of benefits to ensure smaller businesses can access a wide range of vital business services and be supported to achieve their ambitions in 2022.

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Welling Town Business Associates (WTBA)

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Working closely with businesses in Welling to provide support and also act as liaison between businesses and the council.

Community focussed and aiming to make people aware of things happening in Welling.

For more information

Email wellingtownbusiness@gmail.com 
Website Discover Welling

Sharing Welling based events or community groups on social media and also giving a welcome to any new businesses.

South East London Chamber of Commerce

 South East London Chamber of Commerce

The South East London Chamber of Commerce has been in business for over 130 years, serving as a leading voice for all businesses across the region.

The Chamber works in partnership with the five boroughs of Royal Greenwich, Lewisham, Bromley, Bexley, and Croydon - giving businesses the opportunity to reach out and network with new members.

Members of the Chamber enjoy many benefits for their business, a couple includes free access to legal, tax and HR advice through our Chamber Protect. Additional benefits are also included through our affiliation to the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry who are in turn, accredited to the British Chambers of Commerce.

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Sidcup Partners Business Improvement District

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Ensuring Sidcup is attractive, well-presented, and looked after, Sidcup businesses and attractions and strengths are well known, understood and promoted, and they have a clear voice and key role in the development of Sidcup.

Supporting Sidcup businesses and attracting new workers and businesses to Sidcup.

For more information

Bexleyheath Business Improvement District

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Bexleyheath Business Partnership Ltd was set up by local businesses in 2011 as a Business Improvement District (BID).

Business Improvement Districts, like ours, are business-led organisations set up in defined areas by like-minded business people, who work together to positively improve their local trading environment.

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