Own a business in Hammersmith & Fulham but struggling to fulfil deliveries due to the coronavirus outbreak?
Then Parcels not Pollution, the council’s emissions-free delivery service could be just the answer you’re looking for.
The pioneering service is free to join, free to use, and means you can make local deliveries, without adding to your current overheads.
“In these uncertain times it’s fantastic that we’re able to offer a service that could shoulder some of the weight many local businesses are struggling with,” said Cllr Wesley Harcourt, H&F Cabinet Member for Environment.
“It’s incredibly simple to sign-up and also means fewer polluting delivery vans on our roads, so there’s no downside.”
How can it help me?
Whether you’re a convenience store delivering in-demand items like toilet paper, a pharmacy sending medication, or a cafe delivering lunch orders to the many folk working from home, our riders can relieve that pressure, allowing you to focus on your business.
How does it work?
It couldn’t be easier. Businesses sign-up to the scheme and just change the delivery address from their own, to the Parcels not Pollution freight hub.
H&F Council is partnering with Hammersmith BID, Transport for London and e-cargobikes on the scheme. Goods arrive at the freight hub in Ladbroke Grove.
For all goods arriving before 3pm, deliveries will be made the same day by cargo bike, between 8am and 6pm, Monday to Friday. Best of all, there’s no charge.
The removal of delivery van journeys from the borough helps improve air quality, while reducing traffic and congestion too.
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