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SentrySIS Connect Live

We are excited to announce that our new incident reporting and communication systems are now live! Following extensive in-house training, your Community Safety Team have been busy logging incidents…

Discover a World of Wellbeing in Paddington

PaddingtonNow BID are delighted to announce our very first ‘Wellbeing Week’ – 5 days of activities designed to help you focus on the wellbeing of yourselves and the community.…

Explore Paddington Summer 2023

The latest edition of Explore Paddington has hit the streets! It’s the ‘everything you need to know’ guide to what’s going on in the area this summer. From where…

Take Pride in Paddington: Let’s Clean Up and Make a Difference!

  Are you ready to make Paddington shine brighter than ever? The second year of Take Pride in Paddington is here, and PaddingtonNow BID is calling on all businesses…

BST Open House Welcomes Everyone

In between weekend gigs from the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Guns n Roses, Pink and Billy Joel, BST Hyde Park Open House will be hosting a series of workshops,…

Westminster High Streets Programme

Westminster City Council have launched their High Streets Programme giving local communities a chance to offer their ideas and opinions on the future of Paddington’s high street. From the…

Introducing The Paparazzi Dogs: The Perfect Blend of Art, Culture and Celebrity in Paddington.

Attention art enthusiasts and Paddington Bear fans! Get ready to embark on a delightful adventure this summer as Gillie and Marc’s famous Paparazzi Dogs make their way to Norfolk…

Summer Yoga in Norfolk Square

We are pleased to announce our free outdoor yoga sessions in in Norfolk Square Gardens, in partnership with Live Karma Yoga, will commence this year on June 6th. Only…

New Operations Manager

We are delighted to announce that Mr. Russell Hawkins, currently serving as a police officer for Thames Valley Police will take on the role of BID Operations Manager commencing…

New Community Safety Team Provider SWL

PaddingtonNow BID have appointed SWL Security Services to deliver a new and improved street safety service to Paddington BID members. The new partnership is geared to provide more reassurance,…

The Alexander Fleming Museum is Open

The Alexander Fleming Museum is open to the public and entry is now free of charge. The museum is open on weekdays by advance appointment only made by contacting…

Celebrating The Kings Coronation

With the Kings Coronation only just over a month away. Find out how to celebrate in and round Paddington. What is a Coronation? A coronation is both the symbolic…

New Leadership and Staff Changes

As the weather begins to warm and the flowers start to bloom, we welcome the arrival of Spring and new beginnings as we embark on PaddingtonNow BID’s fifth BID…

Celebrate the 40th IWA Canalway Cavalcade

It’s that time of year again! Celebrate life on London’s waterways and all the canal has to offer on the 40th anniversary of the event on Saturday 29 April…

We’re Hiring a BID Operations Manager

We are looking for a highly motivated person with project management experience. This exciting opportunity would suit an individual wishing to become a CEO or BID Manager in the…

New Held in Hope Exhibition at St. Mary’s Hospital

A new exhibition exploring the impact of the pandemic on hospitals and communities is now on display at St. Mary’s Hospital. Held in Hope showcases the work of six artists…

Mother’s Day in Paddington

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and if you’re looking for the perfect way to spoil your mum, look no further. If you’re celebrating with the whole family,…

Mandalorian Star Gives Harrison’s Coffee the Thumbs Up

Harrison’s Coffee in Paddington has been given the ultimate nod by Mandalorian star Pedro Pascal after taking part in Snack Wars: USA vs Chile on Ladbible with creator of…

Meet Your Expedia Account Managers

We are delighted to have partnered with Expedia to host an exclusive event for Hotel BID members on Tuesday 21 March 3-4pm at the Frontline Club. Expedia account managers…

Norfolk Square Gardens is Ready for Spring

Paddington BID has worked with Westminster Parks and Open Spaces to encourage a much-needed refresh to Norfolk Square Gardens.  The public garden has now been completely re-turfed, the railings…

February Offers

Superdrug Valentines Day Discounts Get amazing discounts on a huge range of Valentines day gift ideas either for yourself or a loved one. Make up, perfume, aftershave, skincare and…

Business Rates Update

From 1 April 2023, the revaluation of non-domestic property values will come into effect. Business Rates are based on Rateable Values (RVs), determined by the Valuation Office Agency (VOA)…

Westminster Business Survey

Westminster City Council are exploring how useful the personalisation of Westminster Services would be for businesses within the borough. As a business in Paddington, if you think the current…

New Restaurant and Bar Openings in Paddington

Despite another tricky year for hospitality venues in London, 2023 promises to be a bumper year for Paddington, starting with four new additions to the food and drinks scene.…

Celebrate the Lunar New Year in Paddington

The Lunar New Year falls on Sunday 22 January this year, ending the Chinese Year of the Tiger and beginning the Year of the Rabbit. Celebrated all around the…

We’re Hiring: Chief Executive Officer, PaddingtonNow BID

The current BID Manager is retiring in 2023 and the Board are seeking a new Chief Executive Officer to lead and represent the BID and enhance its presence and…

Festive Food and Drinks in Paddington

The time to celebrate is here and what better way to enjoy friends and family than over a table of joyful food and drinks. Paddington has festive menus and…

Christmas Carols at St. James Church

Did you know that St. James Church in Paddington is known for its wonderful acoustics? The church has welcomed leading musicians and choirs from around the world to play…

Christmas Travel and Train Strikes

Rail Travel Rail passengers face severe travel disruption over Christmas and the New Year as workers stage a series of 48-hour strikes in December and January in the long-running…

St. Mary’s Hospital Winter Appeal

St. Mary’s Hospital is the beating heart of Paddington; this winter, staff will be working day and night to take care of seriously ill children and their families in…