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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 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
The Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC) will be taking part in Open House London 2019 – 21st and 22nd September 2019 – for a second year. Last year over 450 visitors came to the area to attend walking tours, take part in activities and visit open buildings....Read More »
Barclays would like to invite you to an informal business networking aimed at helping businesses prosper.
Thursday , 12th September, 10.00am – 3.00pm
The event will focus on the twin challenges of exploiting innovation to foster greater growth and how to flourish post Brexit.
With the support of speakers, Barclays will help you...Read More »
Park Royal College is sending out an open invitation to local builders and construction trades to pop into the College for a breakfast information session to see where West London’s next generation of carpenters, plumbers, electricians, bricklayers, dry liners and fibrous plasterers are being trained.
Attendees will be able to meet...Read More »
OPDC recently announced the first successful applicants of their funding programme for community arts and culture projects, Small Grants: In the Making. https://www.london.gov.uk/about-us/organisations-we-work/old-oak-and-park-royal-development-corporation-opdc/about-opdc/opdc-latest-press-releases/deputy-mayor-announces-funding-boost-community-projects
OPDC are still currently taking in applications, so if you or anyone you know is interested in starting up a project locally please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For...Read More »
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The Old Oak & Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC) Community Conversation, particularly focussing on planning enforcement, will be taking place on:
Date: Friday 30th August 2019
Venue: The Ace Café, Ace Corner, N Circular Rd, London, NW10 7UD
Members of the community and local businesses are invited to attend and complimentary tea...Read More »