This December, there is no need to drag your team half way across the city for your Christmas knees-up; Waterloo is awash with wonderful bars, restaurants and venues offering up fantastic festive packages. Here are just a few to whet your appetite...
Heat up your holidays at Cubana Christmas and New Year’s Eve are always hot at Cubana – with plenty of choice for Christmas dinners and parties, including their famous Cubana...
By using Waste Management Service, First Mile, our BID members have managed to make valuable changes to the environment
Recycle Now's Recycle Week 2018 is the national recycling campaign for England, supported and funded by Government, managed by WRAP and used locally by over 90% of English authorities. One of WeAreWaterloo's services open to all BID members is a free and discounted waste and recycling scheme, via First Mile....
Plans for a second entrance to Southwark Underground Station and Waterloo East in Greet Street have been revived by Transport for London
From 2002 to 2017, daily entries and exits have doubled every five years and TfL predicts that the number of customers will increase significantly in the next 20 years. TfL says that the proposed entrance on Greet Street, at the corner of Wootton Street, will ensure the station is able to manage...
From backstage tours at Young Vic to cake and ping pong at Rock Townsend, don't miss Open House 2018
Across Waterloo, a variety of BID members are getting involved in this year's Open House London (22-23 September), a concept that gives free access to some of London's best buildings. Take a look at our round-up below and plan your weekend around Open House in SE1 this weekend:    Nagan Johnson...
Local sustainable catering business, Eden Caterers, has been shortlisted for a Value Natural Resources Award, and Business of the Year in the Food Made Good Awards 2018
Following on from the recent announcement of Eden being shortlisted for a Value Natural Resources Award, we can now reveal that Eden Caterers has also been shortlisted for the Business of the Year Award in the Food Made Good Awards 2018.  Operations Director...
We are now halfway through WeAreWaterloo’s third term; your feedback will help us design a better programme when it comes to the fourth term BID proposal
We very much hope that we have been able to offer value to your business thus far during our third term, whether it’s free training at the Waterloo Summer School, discounts through the STAR Card, events on Lower Marsh Market, topical briefings, networking or free recycling. We...
WeAreWaterloo hosted a Crime and Security Forum in July to explore the impact of crime to businesses in the BID area.
In order to explore the impact of crime to businesses in the BID area, WeAreWaterloo hosted a Crime and Security Forum at 1901 Arts Club on Wednesday 25th July. The Crime and Security Forum’s agenda included discussion on WeAreWaterloo’s crime priorities - anti-social behaviour, terrorism, perception of crime, and...
SEEDS2 Intro video
SEEDS2 Intro video
InSpire is one of EmploySE1’s partner agencies who recruit young Southwark residents to work with local businesses through the Southwark Employment and Enterprise Development Scheme (SEEDS2); we met with InSpire's Tarina Evans to discuss the benefits of working with Employ SE1, and how the scheme can help local businesses
Recruitment can be a stressful and time-consuming process. Ben Stephenson, the CEO of WeAreWaterloo, echoes...
Free Training at Waterloo Summer School, 2 July – 13 July 2018
After the success of last year’s Summer School, WeAreWaterloo is running another programme of training sessions for members that you and your staff can access absolutely free.  Classes take place in the area and are aimed at local businesses who want to develop skills in their staff but don’t have much of a training budget or the capacity to train staff in-...
Together at Christmas
Donate special gifts for Waterloo’s homeless, vulnerably housed, and elderly people.
Estranged from family and friends, Christmas can be a lonely time for some in the Waterloo area. So, remind them that somebody cares by getting involved in our annual winter appeal and help us continue to make a difference to the lives of local homeless, vulnerably housed and elderly people. If you or your business would like to take part in...
The Waterloo Festival is an annual celebration of the arts, based in and around St John's Waterloo, in the heart of London.
The Waterloo Festival is an annual summer festival of arts and inspiration, held in and around St John's Waterloo. It celebrates arts, music, ideas and new talent in a beautiful setting in the beating heart of London. The theme for 2018 is "Transforming Minds". Festival Diary Thursday 7 June, 6pm,...
To celebrate The Old Vic’s 200th birthday, they are throwing one heck of a celebration, all entirely free.
You are cordially invited to attend The Old Vic's free Street Party and Open House on Saturday 12th May. Suitable for all ages, enjoy a special day of fun and entertainment – the more, the merrier. 12noon – Join the procession festivities begin on the South Bank outside the National Theatre. From there we will be led to...
Former intern Lina Valle gains full-time employment at WeAreWaterloo
We would like to shine a light on our BID Support Officer, and LSBU graduate, Lina Valle, who has successfully gained employment at the BID following an internship.  Lina Valle completed a three-month long graduate internship with WeAreWaterloo in March last year, before going on to work with Lower Marsh Market Manager, Carole Powell, on...
Our latest Business Matters Breakfast was centred around the changing PR landscape and offered tips on securing media coverage, and growing your social channels
On Wednesday 18 April, WeAreWaterloo hosted a Business Matters Breakfast, exclusively for members led by full service creative communications agency, Gung Ho at The Union Jack Club, SE1. Attendees were given key tips on how to enhance their social following and amplify...
Our Business Plan for 2018/19 is now available to view
We are pleased to announce our Business Plan is online and available for all to view.  Please click here to download a copy. 

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