Boxpark to charge no rent or service fees during second lockdown
Boxpark has announced that it will not be charging tenants at its three London sites rent or service charges during the upcoming lockdown.
It will also be retaining its staff by putting most on the Government Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.
In a statement, Boxpark said it has carefully considered the best way to tackle the lockdown and protect its team and tenants. As a result, it has decided not to offer a kitchen only delivery service from food traders during the lockdown period.
Roger Wade, chief executive of Boxpark said: “The past few months have been one of the most difficult times for the hospitality and retail industries and it feels like we were just getting back on our feet. This isn’t what anyone wanted, but we are optimistic about our return in December and Boxpark, along with our traders, will continue to remain flexible and agile. Our people and our tenants are very important to us so we are grateful to be able to keep our staff with the furlough scheme.”
Boxpark has been encouraging customers to visit its sites on Monday to Wednesday this week by offering 50% off drinks and 20% off food from selected street food traders. The company operates sites in Shoreditch, Croydon and Wembley,
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