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Community Business Incubator

Are you an entrepreneurial group with an idea for a community business that will benefit North Kensington? Locality and Kensington and Chelsea Social Council have come together with Power to Change to offer a free support programme which now starts on 13 September 2019.


To be eligible your idea must be capable of meeting the ‘4 key features of a community business’:

  • Locally rooted – based in/serving North Kensington 
  • Accountable to the local community
  • Trading for the benefit of the local community
  • Broad community impact


Participants will get a multi-faceted programme of support designed to provide tailored support to local community-based groups, 

  • Six group workshop sessions on Structure, People, Finances, Business model, Relationships and Culture 
  • Plus 1-2-1 mentoring, referrals and partnership brokering, peer learning and site visits. 
  • The sessions will take place on the following dates from 1pm to 4pm at Bay 20 - please note the 30 August session was cancelled as it was too close to Carnival. Another session will be booked to replace it once the course has started.
    • 13 September
    • 27 September
    • 11 October
    • 25 October
    • 8 November
    • Plus one future date to be confirmed

To express your interest please email Sylvia at sylvia@kcsc.org.uk. We will then send you a google form to complete and once that is done, you will get a confirmation email. 

For more information contact David at david.ahlquist@locality.org.uk.

Terms and Conditions

By booking you are confirming acceptance of our Terms and Conditions. 


This programme is free but attendees who fail to show up without notifying us at least 3 days in advance of the event start time in writing or by email are liable to be charged a cancellation fee of £30.