Roman Road Trust’s vision is for a thriving local economy that provides the space and opportunity for the community to flourish.

To achieve this Vision, we have set the following aims and objectives:

 

  • increase footfall on the Road by …
    • marketing the Road
    • providing media training for local businesses
    • improving the street market
    • animating the Road

 

  • promote community cohesion by …
    • holding community events
    • working with existing communities on and around the Road
    • community consultations

 

  • support the development of the Road’s night-time economy by …
    • supporting licensing applications
    • increasing footfall on the Road

 

  • engage with local planning and development issues by…
    • facilitating the creation of a neighbourhood plan
    • consulting the local community on key issues
    • supporting appropriate licensing applications

 

  • promote quality and variety in local businesses by …
    • encouraging diversity in local businesses
    • providing media training
    • promoting communication with and between businesses

 

  • foster a sense of place for the Road and celebrate local history and culture by …
    • establishing a heritage and arts trail that tells the story of the women of Bow’s fight for women’s and worker’s rights
    • holding community events
    • improving the junction / car park
    • bringing underused spaces back into use

 

  • become a membership organization by …
    • appointing a membership secretary
    • informing the community

 

  • become a financially sustainable organisation with a presence on the Road by …
    • the acquisition and development of a community / event / co-working space
    • holding community events
    • raising funds