The Hampstead Village BID has this week committed to the Mayor of London’s Women’s Night Safety Charter to create a safer environment for everyone to be able to come and visit our Village.
The Mayor’s charter is the first of its kind covering the entire capital and sets out guidance for venues, operators, charities, councils and businesses to improve safety at night for women. This includes better training of staff, encouraging the reporting of harassment, and ensuring public spaces are safe.
The commitments — based on the pillars of reporting, responding, taking responsibility and redesigning public spaces — are:
Marcos Gold, BID Manager said: “A commitment by the business community to ensure people have a safe environment to live and work is crucial to a thriving area.
The BID, through the Women’s Night Safety Charter, is dedicated to ensuring all staff, visitors, and residents who come to Hampstead continue to feel safe throughout the day and night”.
Find out more information on the Women’s Night Safety Charter.