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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…

Ultimate Performance Paddington

A warm welcome to Paddington’s newest fitness studio – Ultimate Performance Gym, located at 50 Eastbourne Terrace. Paddington BID is excited to introduce this cutting-edge fitness facility nestled in…

Shape the Future of Paddington: Join the Westminster After Dark Programme Discussion

Westminster City Council is embarking on an exciting initiative, the development of its inaugural Evening and Night-time Plan, with a specific focus on the critical hours from 6 pm…

Forgery Artist David Henty at The Pilgrm

Whether you’re an avid art enthusiast or simply seeking a moment of inspiration, David Henty’s exhibition at The Pilgrm Hotel is a must-visit destination in Paddington this winter. Renowned…

Podcast: Interview with the Metropolitan Police

Join our host Russell Hawkins in the second episode of The Paddington Podcast as we welcome special guests from The Metropolitan Police. We speak to three dedicated ward officers…

Community Safety Team and Christmas Office Hours

The Community Safety Team will work their normal hours over the Christmas period apart from Christmas Day and Boxing Day when they will be off. Otherwise they will continue…

We are Hiring

We are seeking a highly motivated and skilled Business Engagement Manager to join our team and play a pivotal role in fostering positive relationships between PaddingtonNow BID and local…

WIN 2 tickets to Hyde Park Winter Wonderland

The Royal Parks and PaddingtonNow Business Improvement District have teamed up to give away 2 tickets to London’s spectacular Christmas destination – Hyde Park Winter Wonderland. Open daily from…

North Paddington Baby Bank Donations Needed

This Christmas, the North Paddington Baby Bank is seeking donations for young families facing challenging circumstances this winter. Your donations can make a significant difference in the lives of…

From Reindeer to Roaring Fires: Christmas in Paddington

Take your pick from enchanting musical performances to mouth watering menus, let’s dive into the yuletide delights that await you in Paddington. Deck the Halls at Pergola Paddington Pergola…

Winter Watch: Support the Homeless with Street Link

As winter approaches, let’s keep a watchful eye on those experiencing homelessness. If you ever encounter someone vulnerable to the cold, reach out to StreetLink—an invaluable service dedicated to…

Help Us Stay Up To Date

Calling all BID members! We’re on a mission to keep our database current and relevant, and we need your quick assistance. If you could spare just a few moments,…

UK Government Backs Fleming Centre in Paddington

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has announced that £5million will be made available to the Fleming Centre – a partnership between Imperial College London and Imperial College Healthcare NHS…

A Sustainable Transformation: First Mile’s Impact on Paddington

Paddington BID’s collaboration with First Mile has not only brought substantial financial savings to its member businesses but has also contributed to a greener and more sustainable Paddington. Since…

Winter Fun with Paddington Nights

Ho ho ho! The most wonderful time of the year is upon us, and Paddington is about to get a whole lot jollier! Brace yourselves for the magic of…

The Paddington Security Alliance

The Paddington Security Alliance is a brand new syndicate of security firms in Paddington, who have joined forces to ensure the area remains a safe and welcoming space. The…

Introducing The Paddington Podcast

PaddingtonNow BID are delighted to introduce you to The Paddington Podcast, a brand new venture that promises to be your window into the lives of the many individuals who…

Artworks by Gillie and Marc to Stay Longer

PaddingtonNow BID is thrilled to announce the extended stay of the ‘Wild Table of Love’ sculpture on the corner of Eastbourne Terrace in Paddington and the Paparazzi Dogs in…

Spooky Delights in Paddington: Halloween Festivities You Can’t Miss

Halloween is lurking around the corner, and Paddington is brewing with enchanting events and spine-tingling adventures for all ages. Whether you’re a fan of pumpkin displays, classic Halloween movies,…

Westminster After Dark

Westminster City Council is on a mission to create an inclusive Evening and Night-time Plan to improve night-life in Westminster. On October 3rd, Westminster After Dark, a six-month consultation…

Celebrating 30 Years of the Alexander Fleming Museum

On September 21st, we celebrate the 30th anniversary of The Alexander Fleming Museum, a remarkable institution in Paddington, dedicated to preserving the legacy of the man behind the discovery…

Indulge in the Best of British Food in Paddington

As the calendar turns to September, food enthusiasts across the UK eagerly anticipate the start of British Food Fortnight, a celebration of the nation’s culinary heritage. Running from September…