Town Centre Manager
The Town Centre Manager’s area of responsibility extends from North Barnes to White Hart Lane. Emma’s remit is to help attract new, independent shops to Barnes, make local shops more popular with residents, and build on the image of Barnes as a tourist destination, as a way of increasing shoppers’ footfall and to work with traders to fight for their interests. Matched funding for the Town Centre Manager’s work in this essential community service is provided by the BCA and the Council.
Office Manager and Events Organiser
Julia is the Office Manager at the BCA’s headquarters. As front of house, Julia is responsible for the day-to-day running of Rose House and co-ordinator for volunteer support. She is the first point of contact for all Prospect copy and the principal coordinator for the BCA’s annual fundraising events. Stall bookings for the Barnes Fair also fall within Julia’s remit.
Barnes Fair Organiser
Charlotte organises Barnes Fair and Barnes Food Fair. She is employed by the BCA to carry out the detailed planning for both events. Charlotte is responsible for all the exhibitors at Barnes Food Fair and for the food and entertainment stands at Barnes Fair. She handles the sponsorship, advertising, marketing and PR – including the production of two show programmes. Charlotte works with steering committees, made up of local volunteers, for both events.
Membership and Social Media
Leyla is your first point of call for all membership related queries. Her role was created with the aims of increasing membership and engaging our members in the running of the BCA. In collaboration with a steering committee, Leyla is also responsible for the development, implementation and ongoing maintenance of the BCA’s website and social media accounts.
Glynis is the BCA’s bookkeeper. Her role involves responsibility for the BCA’s banking, resolving queries of a financial nature and periodic analysis of our income and expenditure.
Russell has been our Green Keeper for several years following the sudden draining of Barnes Pond is 2001 and its subsequent redevelopment. The Green Keeper’s role consists essentially of carrying out and organising works on and around the Green whilst liaising with the Council, services, contractors as well as local businesses and residents. There is a particular focus on managing Barnes Pond for wildlife and as a local amenity. The post is funded jointly by the BCA and the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames.