9 ways you can support local shops in Acland Street Village

June 8, 2021
by Acland Street Village
9 Ways to support local shops



There are many ways to Support Local and it won’t cost you a cent.

It’s critical that we rally as a community to support our local traders make it through the latest restrictions.

Here are nine easy ways to support local businesses in Acland Street Village:

  1. Order takeaway and delivery from your favourite restaurants & cafes

Enjoy delicious dishes from your favourite Acland Street Village restaurants, cafes & cake shops– check out their great range of stores offering takeaway, pick up and home delivery options to satisfy the whole family.

Please check individual venues opening times and what they have to offer on their website and socials.

  1. Practise social distancing and hygiene in store

You are required to practise social distancing when in stores, this also includes checking in using the QR code provided and please use the sanitiser that the store provides or your own.

Stores may have different social distancing rules, depending on their size of their space, so remember to keep an eye out for instructions or check with the staff if it looks like space is limited.

  1. Follow local businesses on social media

A good way to show your support for local businesses is to follow them on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok or other platforms they recommend.

Local businesses use their social media channels to promote special offers and keep customers up to date, so you can help spread the word by simply following them and sharing their posts.

  1. Write a positive online review

Writing a positive review online for local stores is one of the best ways to support Acland Street Village traders.

There are many websites and online platforms to leave a recommendation on, we suggest Google and Facebook reviews are good places to start.

You might want to thank your favourite cafe for that delicious coffee that hits the spot or your local hair dresser for the glamorous do they created just for you.

  1. Share your favourite Acland Street Village shops with your friends & family

Word of mouth is a powerful way to help businesses attract new customers and a picture is worth a 1,000 words. Recommend your go-to places in Acland Street Village to family and friends and don’t forget to tell them why you like to shop local.

  1. Shop local online ask for click & collect services

Many businesses in Acland Street Village have an online store these days, so you can get what you want online and still support local traders. Also, check for click and collect services so that you can get your items quicker.

  1. Book at your local beauty salon

Health and beauty clinics in Acland Street Village have had to temporarily close their doors however their online booking system is still open. Call, DM or book your next beauty appointment local.

  1. Join an online class

Gyms and other health and wellbeing businesses have also been hit hard by the restrictions, but they are finding new options to continue helping people stay fit and healthy.

In Acland Street Village, you can find gyms, personal trainers, and yoga and Pilates studios offering online classes, so sign up and get moving.

  1. Sign up to the Acland Street Village newsletter

Another easy (and free) way to support local businesses is to sign up to the Acland Street Village newsletter. Some of our store also have their own newsletters, to keep up to date with their specials head to your favourite Acland Street Village store website.

Our newsletters share all the latest news & events relating to Acland Street Village.

Thank you for supporting local.






What's On