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Station to Station (covering West Norwood to Tulse Hill) have posted details of services being offered by local shops and businesses which have adapted their services in order to comply with government advice. A number of local shops/cafes/restaurants are now offering takeaway/delivery only: stationtostation.london/home-delivery/. The local corner shops stores and butchers are currently often the best source for food and essentials.  

The Station to Station website also has extensive advice to, and assistance for, businesses on the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic: stationtostation.london/covid-19-info/.

Some national stores are offering special opening periods for priority shopping for the elderly, disabled and carers. Arrangements are liable to change at short notice; if you hear of any additions or amendments to the details below please let us know:
West Norwood:
Co-op, 539-541 Norwood Road, SE27 9AU: From w/c 23 March: Mondays - Saturdays (8-9am); Sundays (11am-12noon): vulnerable customers. Opening hours now: 8:50am-10:00pm
Iceland, 348/352 Norwood Road, SE27 9AA: Monday & Tuesday (9-10am) elderly, vulnerable and key workers (with ID); Wednesday - Friday (9-10am) Emergency and NHS staff (with ID). Every person needs ID, not just one person in a pair/group. Note: these arrangements may change; check in store
Sainsbury’s Local, 364-366 Norwood Road, SE27 9AA; From w/c 23 March: now no special  arrangements
Tulse Hill:
Co-op, 178 Norwood Road, SE27 9AU: From w/c 23 March: Mondays - Saturdays (8-9am); Sundays 11am-12noon): vulnerable customers
Crystal Palace:
Iceland, 19/21 Westow Hill, SE19 1TQ: Monday to Friday 9-10:00am (but delivery days are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays only)
Sainsbury’s, 66 Westow Street, SE19 3RW: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 8-9:00am (and Monday-Saturday 7:3-8:00am for NHS and social care workers (show your ID)

Nationwide information on supermarket restrictions is set out in this newspaper article (correct as at 19 March 2020 only).


West Norwood Cargo Bike
If you need help with getting your local shopping home, or you have to self-isolate and have someone who can shop for you (see the community group information above for help with this), you can have it delivered back to your home for free. This includes prescriptions for those that cannot get to a chemist.
The cargo bike will deliver for FREE to local postcodes: SE27, SE24, SE21, SW12.
All you have to do is take your shopping (or organise for it to be taken) to Bon Velo between 10am – 6pm from Tuesday – Saturday for home deliveries between 4pm and 7pm on the same day.

Bon Velo can be found at: 495 Norwood Rd, Norwood, London SE27 9DJ.