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Paddington Coat Exchange February 2017

Paddington Coat Exchange. The concept is simple:  some people have a coat they don’t need, and some people need a coat they don’t have. You can join in any…

Improve Air Quality and Save Money

Click & Collect No one likes missing a delivery at home, but having online shopping sent to your work address adds to traffic congestion and air pollution. By using…

Proposed Changes to Buses in Central London

TfL consultation on proposed bus changes Transport for London (TfL) have proposed changes to buses in Central London, which may impact some Paddington users, and are currently consulting on…

Lancaster Gate Station set to close for six months from 4 January 2017

London Underground is advising passengers that Lancaster Gate station is set to close for six months from 4 January to mid July 2017, while essential work takes place to…

Explore Paddington Winter Edition 2016

The latest edition of our new look Explore Paddington Magazine will be arriving in your offices and business premises in early November packed with things to see , do,…

Facebook for Business Training Oct 2016

Social media has grown incredibly over the past few years and small businesses now understand that digital and social media marketing and a presence on at least one of…

Leading The Way On Waste And Recycling

Our look back at the 12 months from September 2015 to August 2016 shows how Paddington is leading the way on waste and recycling. A fabulous 143 businesses are recycling…

Local Hoteliers Engage With Paddington Quarter Plans

In September we facilitated an evening reception with Sellar Property Group and Hard Hat Communications for our local hoteliers. Attendees were able to hear about Sellar Property Group’s aims and hopes…

Paddington Scoops Silver Gilt in London in Bloom

We are delighted to report that PaddingtonNow was awarded Silver Gilt in the Business Improvement District category of London in Bloom 2016. This was the first time the BID…

Thousands Flock To Free Music Festival Fridays In Paddington

Our free music festival, Paddington Covers, drew thousands of festivalgoers to Norfolk Square Gardens over three, sunny, summery live music events on the last Fridays of June, July and…

Free Music Festival Friday 26 August 2016

THE FINAL FREE MUSIC FESTIVAL FRIDAY 2016 Rock Paddington with Reading Festival spirit for free in Norfolk Square Gardens at Paddington Covers Reading! Line-up and timings: Beatfox the amazing…

Paddington Quarter invites you to Public Exhibition

Great Western Developments Limited and Sellar Paddington Limited invite you to a public exhibition of their initial revised proposals for redeveloping the former Royal Mail Sorting Office on London…

HOT OFF THE PRESS – New Explore Paddington Magazine has landed

The new look magazine for the Paddington area has landed this week. Packed full of ideas on things to do locally, where to eat, do a pub crawl, watch the…

Free Music Festival Fridays in Paddington

Celebrate festival spirit with brilliant cover bands and tribute acts performing live in Norfolk Square Gardens. A fantastic, alternative way to spend a summery Friday afternoon in one of…

Much Ado About Nothing in Norfolk Square Gardens

Book your tickets now to enjoy a wonderful evening performance of Much Ado About Nothing, performed by Shakespeare in the Squares. In Norfolk Square Gardens on Saturday 9 July…

Help Shape Paddington’s Future

PaddingtonNow BID is working in partnership with local residents and landowners to establish a Neighbourhood Forum. This will give local businesses and residents a much stronger voice and influence…

Paddington Quarter Public Consultation Invitation

Great Western Developments Limited and Sellar Paddington Limited invite you to a public consultation to share and discuss ideas for redeveloping the former Royal Mail sorting office on London…

Make Paddington Bloom this June

Dear Paddingtonians PaddingtonNow BID have entered in this years London in Bloom competition. These awards are how London celebrates the efforts of London’s Boroughs, communities and individuals who do so much to make…

Shakespeare comes to Norfolk Square

Book your tickets now to enjoy a wonderful evening performance of Much Ado About Nothing, performed by Shakespeare in the Squares. In Norfolk Square Gardens on Saturday 9 July 2016. We…

Presentation of New Potential Development at 50 Eastbourne Terrace

Hermes Central London will be submitting a planning application to Westminster City Council, to develop 50 Eastbourne Terrace. They would like to share their proposals with their neighbours and will…

Help shape your Neighbourhood

The Paddington Partnership, PaddingtonNow BID and the Hyde Park Estate Association have teamed up to form the Hyde Park and Paddington Neighbourhood Forum. Residents and businesses can join the…

Hotelier and Restauranteur Business Networking Evening with Trip Advisor

BID members enjoyed an informative, interesting and fun session with Daniele Di Bella, Senior Regional Sales Manager Hotel Solutions EMEA from Trip Advisor. Daniele covered a broad overview of the company and…

Information Session on Bakerloo Line Closure at Paddington Station 16 March

Bakerloo Line not stopping at Paddington Station, 2 April to mid August Drop in session with TFL – Wednesday 16 March 12 noon to 2.00 pm Paddington Station Board…

Take Action for Cleaner Air Today

Together with Cross River Partnership and the London Mayors Air Quality Fund, PaddingtonNow BID have joined forces with other BIDS across London to collaborate on improving air quality in…

Businesses Visit Crossrail Site

Business owners recently enjoyed an exclusive tour of the Paddington Crossrail site, kindly hosted by contractor Costain Skanska JV. The evening kicked off with presentations from the engineering team,…

New Development Proposal for Former Sorting Office

As Paddington’s Business Improvement District, we welcome the increasing recognition of Paddington as an area for investment. We also welcome the arrival of a public exhibition this week of…

Media Moguls Put Paddington on the Map

Vaughan Smith – esteemed journalist and founder of London’s ultimate press club, Frontline – was announced yesterday evening as the new chairman of PaddingtonNow – representing the interests of over…

PaddingtonNow AGM plus Tourism Insights from London & Partners

The Frontline Club and PaddingtonNow BID invite you to attend a London Tourism Insights evening on 15 October 2015. The event follows the PaddingtonNow AGM and will be a…

Kioskafé launches in Paddington

Kioskafé, a newsstand and coffee bar created by the founders of global media brand Monocle, opens in Paddington today. Inspired by the city-street kiosks of Europe, this 80 sq…

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