Shop local this Independents’ Weekend

Published: Friday, July 1, 2022

Support independent businesses in your local community this weekend (2 and 3 July) to mark the annual Independents’ Weekend campaign.

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Old York Road: Pedestrianised this summer to encourage residents to shop and eat locally

Wandsworth is home to an abundance of independent retailers, restaurants and bars which bring life and variety to the borough’s town centres at Balham, Clapham Junction and Battersea, Putney, Tooting and Wandsworth Town.

Enjoy your local town centre this weekend and over the summer, supporting independent traders and local businesses. Or get online to shop with local suppliers or order from a local restaurant.

Watch the video below to hear from the Mayor of Wandsworth, Cllr Jeremy Ambache, who visited Old York Road where hospitality businesses have been given extra space for al fresco dining.

Don’t forget the ways you can help support your local shops and cafes:

If you’re a business planning to offer discounts this weekend and you would like help with promotion, contact the Economic Development Office by emailing or call 020 8871 6884

Find out more about Independents’ Day UK