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Definite activity at Bouga Park Road

Started Feb 17 0 Replies

Saw a number of workmen entering and leaving through the front door. Any ideas?

Tags: Road, Park, Bouga

Bella Pizza Let Agreed!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anette Nov 2, 2014. 21 Replies

I just saw on the Martyn Gerrard website that this is now let. Any gossip on who the new tenant could be??Continue

Tags: pizza bella, Pizza Bella, Italian

 

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Definite activity at Bouga Park Road

Saw a number of workmen entering and leaving through the front door. Any ideas?
Feb 17
Daveycon replied to Mr Toasty's discussion Window cleaner recommendations?
"yes we used someone called the english cleaning company .  They sent round Michael who was very consciencious and thorough.  they are also insured"
Apr 24, 2015
Daveycon replied to David's discussion Worst Waitrose
"every time I go in it looks like a a middle class panic buy bun fight - not a pleasurable experience at all"
Apr 24, 2015
Sally Mustoe replied to Daveycon's discussion Bella Pizza Let Agreed!
"now that's also a good idea   you used to hear a lot about the CE card but I didn't apply and am still unsure of it's value"
Nov 2, 2014
Sally Mustoe replied to Daveycon's discussion Bella Pizza Let Agreed!
"good idea   I propose starting with the beautiful unique gifts in Pearl and Turquoise in Crouch Hill"
Nov 1, 2014
Norman Beddington replied to Daveycon's discussion Bella Pizza Let Agreed!
"I agree with Charlie that rents and the leasheold model are crucial, and that we badly need reform of these. It is a political question, and we ought to be putting forward some proposals. What david says about the lower overheads of cafes and…"
Oct 30, 2014
Charlie Sharp replied to Daveycon's discussion Bella Pizza Let Agreed!
"Thanks David, completely agree with all you say. Just to clarify, this would not involve some marxist plot to interfere with the free market. Free markets work when they are free of inelasticities: constraints on the workings of the market.…"
Oct 30, 2014
David Winskill replied to Daveycon's discussion Bella Pizza Let Agreed!
"Charlie and N8 Princess are both right. The rents that Adrian cites earlier in this string average out at about £500 per week. That has to be found out of takings every week, along with other overheads (insurance, rates, power, wages, interest…"
Oct 30, 2014
Charlie Sharp replied to Daveycon's discussion Bella Pizza Let Agreed!
"I think this is spot on. It is actually a political question unfortunately, and in all the talk about high street deterioration in the UK the question of rent and the leasehold model is rarely raised. There is much more obfuscation about business…"
Oct 30, 2014
N8Princess replied to Daveycon's discussion Bella Pizza Let Agreed!
"Something we can all do is actually use the wonderful shops and services on our doorstep rather than giving our custom to chains or online businesses. Without our support local tradesmen will struggle even if rents and premiums are reasonable. How…"
Oct 30, 2014
Norman Beddington replied to Daveycon's discussion Bella Pizza Let Agreed!
"I think in the long term the only answer is reform of the commercial property laws to give small independent retail more security, and maybe 'designation' of essential shops preventing them changing use, as happens in Paris. Maybe the CE…"
Oct 30, 2014
Mr Toasty replied to Daveycon's discussion Bella Pizza Let Agreed!
"The same chap owned Pizza Bella and Bouga (two eyesores) for ages. Thankfully he's now sold them both, but he was quite happy to let them rot until the right amount of cash came through.    "
Oct 29, 2014
Daveycon replied to Daveycon's discussion Bella Pizza Let Agreed!
"If there was a landlord who actually resided and believed in the area then that would be a good start. It would take a mysterious benefactor to make a real difference"
Oct 29, 2014
Daveycon replied to Daveycon's discussion Bella Pizza Let Agreed!
"A small business idea"
Oct 29, 2014
Daveycon replied to Daveycon's discussion Bella Pizza Let Agreed!
"I have a small business that is nothing to do with food or drink but the premiums and the rents for commercial properties in CE are too prohibitive"
Oct 29, 2014
Mr Toasty replied to Daveycon's discussion Bella Pizza Let Agreed!
"I'm very excited about the formation of the Crouch End Neighbourhood Forum - especially with the involvement of your good self and the very wonderful David Winskill.   Personally, my biggest concern is the death of local businesses…"
Oct 29, 2014

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