The voice for Park Royal businesses
Park Royal Business Group (PRBG) is a membership body that provides the businesses of Europe’s leading industrial and commercial estate with a strong voice.
Park Royal, home to more than 2,000 businesses and over 40,000 jobs, is a major economic contributor to London and the wider UK economy. It’s a centre of excellence for a number of sectors ranging from food & beverages to the creative industries, and includes both global brands and thriving SMEs.
PRBG was launched in early 2014 as a forum for businesses to meet, discuss issues and interact with councils, MPs, law enforcement and other relevant parties. We achieve this through a programme, built around three key pillars:
- Business Support & Advice — our Members’ Area provides PRBG members with an online repository of Park Royal-specific resources. We also host seminars and fairs with partners where businesses can access tangible assistance E.g. a Skills Fair, providing ready access to education and training providers
- Hot Topic Summits — we run roundtable discussions for businesses to share their views, gain knowledge and form a collective voice on issues having a particular impact within Park Royal — e.g., our Infrastructure Summit engages HS2, Transport for London and BT Openreach.
- Accessing Public Bodies — we connect businesses with a variety of public bodies through information sessions, consultations and surgeries — e.g. Ealing and Brent Councils, the Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC), Transport for London (TfL), the Greater London Authority (GLA), Hs2, Crossrail and the local police.
- Sector Forums and Park Royal Informals — we facilitate discussion and networking amongst stakeholders of individual industries e.g., our Food Group, including both manufacturers and the extended food industry value chain, as well as Park Royal Informals, typically at the CoClub on the first Thursday of each month.
PARK ROYAL NEWS
As part of developing the route design of the HS2 high-speed railway, HS2 are carrying out utility trial hole surveys on Victoria Road between 20 July and 3 August 2018.
The surveys will involve temporary holes being dug, which will enable HS2 to establish where utilities and services are located beneath the road surface.
The works will take...Read More »
Several vacancies are currently open at the Old Oak & Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC):
Programme Manager – Great Place Scheme
Senior Marketing & Events Officer
OPDC Board Member
OPDC Planning Committee Member
The Programme Manager (Great Place Scheme) and Senior Marketing & Events Officer roles could work well as secondments.
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Euro VI retrofit technology survey
FTA and RHA are seeking feedback on members’ interest in Euro VI retrofit technology. To comply with the Ultra Low Emission Zone in London and Clean Air Zones (CAZ) proposed elsewhere in the UK, operators of pre-Euro VI/6 diesel-engined vehicles must choose whether to replace or...Read More »
WOW London will now be hosting its conference on Thursday, 22 November.
High-profile infrastructure projects will be transforming west London and the wider Thames Valley in the coming decade.
The Elizabeth line will extend to Reading in 2019, HS2 will begin running trains to Birmingham in 2026 and the Heathrow economy continues...Read More »
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West London Waste Authority is working in partnership with GFX to host one of London’s biggest and hottest free clothes swapping event at Victoria and Albert Museum on Sunday, 1st July 2018. The event will include talks from some of the most influential leaders in the fashion industry to support...Read More »