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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…

A Warm Welcome to Our New CST Member Joe

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

PaddingtonNow Branded E-Bikes: A Sustainable Solution for Cleaner Streets

In a significant stride towards creating a greener and more sustainable urban landscape, PaddingtonNow BID is proud to introduce its latest initiative: branded e-bikes in partnership with First Mile.…

New Children’s Playroom Set to Open at St Mary’s Hospital

Over the last 18 months, Imperial Health Charity has been raising vital funds to transform the playroom in one of St Mary’s Hospital’s busiest children’s wards. The space, which…

Malaysian Steakhouse Opens in Paddington

A warm welcome to Meet Bros, a 100% halal Asian Fusion restaurant specialising in steaks which can be found at 29-31 Craven Terrace, just a short walk from Paddington…

Westminster High Streets Programme Extended

Westminster Council have extended their High Streets Programme online to September 11th. This mean’s if you missed their high street pop up on Praed Street last month, its not…

Paddington Central Welcomes New Artwork

Paddington Central has unveiled a new large-scale public art installation by award-winning artist and designer Adam Nathaniel Furman. The 50-metre curving art wall, entitled ‘Abundance’, now open, celebrates inclusivity,…

Annual General Meeting 2023 & Farewell to Chris Peers

On Thursday 27 August, the BID held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the Hilton London Paddington Hotel. BID members voted to re-elect Will Clayton, Frontline Club Charitable Trust,…

A Marvellous New Addition to Paddington – The Wild Table of Love

The Wild Table of Love, a captivating bronze sculpture by the talented artists Gillie and Marc, has found its home at the corner of Eastbourne Terrace and Praed Street,…

The Big Butterfly Count Paddington

PaddingtonNow BID have partnered with the Big Butterfly Count to give you the opportunity to take part in the worlds biggest survey of butterflies. The Big Butterfly Count is a nationwide citizen…

Experience a Super Summer with Kids in Paddington

Looking for some fantastic summer holiday activities in London that cater to the whole family? Look no further than Paddington. It’s packed with a wide range of activities and…

Paddington Litter Picking Success

On Monday 26th June, businesses and community members joined forces in a collective effort to clean up our much-loved neighbourhood. On the day, participants worked to collect rubbish from…

BID Secures New Premises

We are very happy to announce that PaddingtonNow BID has relocated to a brand-new office at 1 Spring Street! Our new premises, conveniently situated at ground level and next…

PaddingtonNow BID Annual General Meeting 2023

The PaddingtonNow BID Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place on Thursday 27 July, from 6pm. to 6.30 pm in the Hilton London Paddington, Red Star Room. This will…