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Marketing & Events Manager – We are Hiring

We are seeking an exceptional Marketing and Events Manager to join the PaddingtonNow BID team. This full-time role, based in the vibrant Paddington area, promises an exciting and dynamic…

BST Hyde Park Open House Festival – Just a Short Walk from Paddington!

Looking for some Summer fun? The BST Hyde Park Open House Festival is back by popular demand in 2024, and it’s the perfect excuse for a mini-break in the…

Dive into the Latest Episode of The Paddington Podcast: A Heartwarming Tale of Bees, Beer, and Charity

We are thrilled to announce the latest episode of The Paddington Podcast, featuring two exceptional guests: Tom Collie, the innovative landlord of The Prince of Wales public house, and…

Working to Improve E-Bike Parking

The introduction of e-bikes in the Paddington area has generated both excitement and concern among residents and businesses. While e-bikes offer a convenient and eco-friendly mode of transportation, their…

Sustainable Travel – Have Your Say on Local Transport and Win £250!

Do you want to improve sustainable transport options in Paddington? Westminster Council are seeking your input. Share your experiences, and you’ll be with a chance to win £250! Your…

Paddingtonscape is Back in Norfolk Square Gardens

After a cozy winter stay at the Hilton London Paddington, our beloved local celebrity, PaddingtonScape, is back in the limelight, striking poses for the Paparazzi Dogs in Norfolk Square…

The Chiro Collective Offer – Work Place Wellbeing

Enhance workplace wellbeing with an exceptional offer from The Chiro Collective in Paddington! Wellbeing sessions at the reduced rate of £295 (usually £495) Experience the convenience of having their…

A Warm Welcome to our New Business Engagement Manager

We’re thrilled to introduce Cathal Geraghty, our new Business Engagement Manager! With his background as a Programme Manager for a leading construction apprenticeship provider in London, Cathal brings a…

Outdoor Yoga in Paddington is Back for the Summer

Get ready to kick off your summer with a burst of positivity and wellness!  We’re thrilled to announce that our invigorating yoga sessions, in partnership with Live Karma Yoga,…

Wahaca Soft Launch in Paddington Square

Mark your calendars and get your taste buds ready because Wahaca is bringing the flavours of Mexico to Paddington Square! We’re thrilled to announce that Wahaca will be opening…

WIN tickets to see Kylie at American Express presents BST Hyde Park

London’s summer extravaganza American Express presents BST Hyde Park returns from June 29 to July 14 with a huge line-up of stars – including: SZA, Kings of Leon, Morgan…

GoBoat Discount for BID Members and Friends

As the weather warms up and spring breathes new life into Paddington, now is the perfect time to experience the city’s picturesque waterways with GoBoat’s exclusive PaddingtonNow BID offer!…

PaddingtonNow Collaborates to Restore Iconic Phone Boxes on Sussex Gardens

In a bid to revive a piece of Paddington’s iconic streetscape, PaddingtonNow, in collaboration with BT UK and Westminster City Council, has started a new initiative to restore the…

Paddington-Bayswater High Streets Engagement Report

Westminster Council has published the Paddington-Bayswater High Streets Engagement Report. The report provides a detailed overview of the Paddington-Bayswater High Streets Programme and how it fits with strategic goals.…

The Paddington Podcast | From Mould to Medicine

In the latest episode of The Paddington Podcast, we have the pleasure of speaking with Kevin Brown, the esteemed curator of the Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum. Kevin, a historian,…

New BID Service Offers Volunteering in Paddington

We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Neighbourly, an award winning giving platform that helps businesses make a positive impact in their communities. Together, we’ve created a dynamic…

World Exclusive ‘Little Things Lead To Big Changes’ Street Art Project Paddington

In the bustling heart of London lies a unique opportunity that sets Paddington apart from the rest of the world. While the captivating street art project, “Little Things Lead…

PaddingtonNow Annual Billing Leaflet 2024-2025

We are pleased to present the PaddingtonNow Annual Billing leaflet for the fiscal year 2024-25, highlighting our achievements and outlining plans for the year ahead. In response to the…

Enhanced Waste Reporting Westminster Report It App

Westminster City Council has implemented significant updates to the Westminster Report It app, which should improving the process of reporting waste issues in Paddington. These updates seek to streamline…

Off Peak Travel Fridays

London’s Mayor, Sadiq Khan, has directed TfL to initiate a trial of discounted off-peak travel fares on Fridays starting from March 8th, effectively jumpstarting the weekend and urging Londoners…

A Warm Welcome to New Community Safety Team Member

Please join us in welcoming Leigh-Ann to the Community Safety Team (CST). Leigh-Ann will be one of our 4 person team patrolling the BID area 5 days a week…

Relish the Romance in Paddington

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and if you’re in the area, there’s no shortage of experiences awaiting you. Whether you’re seeking a classic romantic stroll, a cultural…

Discover Jamuna: A New Culinary Gem in Paddington

Introducing Jamuna, the latest addition to Paddington’s culinary landscape. This new Indian restaurant offers a unique blend of British grills with an Indian luxury dining twist, right in the…

Top Spots for a Memorable Lunar New Year in Paddington

It’s time to welcome in the majestic Year of the Dragon. If you are in Paddington, get ready for a culinary adventure that will make your Lunar New Year…

Wahaca To Spice Up Paddington With New Branch

Wahaca, the vibrant Mexican eatery is set to open its doors in Paddington this April. The new restaurant will serve a menu of Mexican inspired small plates including tacos,…

Help Build a Better St. Mary’s Hospital

St. Mary’s Hospital, a cornerstone of healthcare excellence since 1945, is poised for a strategic redevelopment aimed at meeting the evolving healthcare demands of our community. The current state…

Highway Improvement Works on Praed Street

As the much-anticipated Paddington Square development gears up for completion, new road works are set to commence, marking a pivotal moment in the evolution of the Paddington streetscape and…

Simplifying Levy Payments: Introducing Westminster’s E-Billing Option

In a move to enhance efficiency and convenience for businesses, Westminster City Council is set to unveil a new E-Billing service. This marks a step toward modernising the process…

Embrace Winter Wellness with PaddingtonNow Free Online Yoga Courses

As the chill of winter settles in, PaddingtonNow BID is thrilled to offer a warm invitation to all BID members and friends in Paddington. We understand the importance of…

Paddington Square Wins Facade of the Year 2023 Award

Paddington Square has achieved the prestigious honour of winning Façade of the Year in the New Build UK category at the CIBSE Façade 2023 Design and Engineering Awards. Recognized…