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Become A Safe Haven

As part of its plans to make the City of Westminster a safe and secure environment for women working, living and visiting the night-time economy, Westminster City Council is inviting  businesses to apply to become a Safe Haven – a place of temporary refuge to help facilitate their onward journey, be it calling a taxi, contacting family/friends, waiting for transport, making a phone call to the emergency services, off­ering helpline numbers to the affected person or allowing the individual to charge their phone.

Venues that are open later into the evening – bars, pubs, restaurants, shops and stations – are perfectly placed to become a Safe Haven. In order to apply, businesses will need to comply with a set of criteria which includes holding Westminster City Council Night Safety accreditation as well as a minimum of two members of staff available during operating hours.

Interested? You can download the Council’s information leaflet here or alternatively visit its website for more details and to express an interest here.

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