Case Studies

We've been speaking to some of London's growing businesses to understand what has helped them succeed.

Chit, Chaat, Chai

  “If I knew what I know now, I feel like things would have been a lot easier. With the knowledge platforms that are out there, like the Growth Hub website, for example, if I’d known about that four years ago, I feel like my route to starting my business would have been a lot […]

SLE

SLE is a family business that manufactures medical equipment, specialising in neo-natal ventilators. Managing Director Bernard Nelligan, whose father founded the business, told us how the company has benefited from being based in London through more than 60 years of business.   ‘London is a very good environment to start, grow and develop a business.’ […]

House of Greenland

Agathe Cury and Martin de Fleurian set up House of Greenland, a creative video agency, from their living room in early 2015. For the first few months, full timers and freelancers had to come to their place to work, which made the sofas quite crowded. Since then, they have moved to a rented office, employ […]

Brompton

Since Andrew Richie’s first design concept in 1975 Brompton has gone from strength to strength in the bicycle manufacturing industry and has become one of the sector’s most iconic products, not just in London but worldwide. We met their CEO, Will Butler-Adams, for a chat at their new factory in Greenford, west London.     […]

King Apparel

Wanting to create a clothing brand that reflected their own lifestyle and culture, former professional snowboarder/skateboarder Tim Hoad and graphic designer Paul Linton created King Apparel in 2003, a London based streetwear brand. Back in 2015 we had a chat with CEO Tim Hoad to find out more about his journey in creating a successful […]

Camden Collective

  “What Collective offers is a roof over your head, free WiFi, and the ability to get on with it.”   Camden Collective is a regeneration project offering subsidised workspace to creative start-ups and training academies. The company evolves as new workspaces become available, and existing spaces are repurposed, but they have a keen following […]