Lambeth North
Passengers using Lambeth North underground station are set to benefit from easier journeys as the station re-opens with new lifts today
The new lifts have replaced nearly 30 year old lifts that were failing regularly and causing disruption to customers. While this work has been taking place, TfL has taken the opportunity to install new ticket gates to reduce congestion at busy times. Lighting has also been replaced and the ticket...
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Have you found out yet what your rates bill is going to be in April?
The VOA has published a relatively accurate summary of what every business in the country will be paying (click on the link here), but a number of our members haven’t checked yet. The BID’s first briefing of the year was held in WeAreWaterloo’s new space, Build Studios, which will operate as an affordable office for businesses in the built environment sector,...
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Cake
Waterloo has got everything you need to enjoy the perfect Valentine’s Day – from gifts to cards to theatres and bars, as well as tables for two at a wonderful array of restaurants.
Pick up the perfect card Mailboxes Etc. on Lower Marsh have a brilliant little selection of cards featuring artwork and designs by a range of artists. Pop to Paperchase in Waterloo Station, a haven for stationery lovers and great for small gifts...
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BID launch
WeAreWaterloo is planning a range of activities in 2017/18 which meet the strategic aims of our five-year business plan.
Alongside the existing programmes of making improvements to the public realm, providing waste and recycling services, promoting the area and providing opportunities for businesses to connect, we are also proposing: Free training courses for you and your staff A ‘rewards card’ for local workers, residents...
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WeAreWaterloo has published an impact report setting out how the recalculation of rateable values could affect the area.
Rates were last revalued in 2010 and the government delayed the latest round due to economic uncertainty.  However on 30 September the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) published the new rateable values of every non-domestic property in England, and Waterloo businesses can check their new values here.  The...
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Great British High Street Awards
Representatives from WeAreWaterloo and local residents attend the Great British High Street Award finals held at Lancaster House
The awards ceremony held at Lancaster House on Monday 12th December saw competitors from all over the UK arrive to applaud the winners of all categories. The announcement comes after two months of ongoing campaigning led by WeAreWaterloo, local businesses and residents. Support in the community...
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No idling
Vehicle Idling Action is a London-wide, education and behaviour change campaign to help reduce localised air pollution caused by motorists who leave their engines running when stationary
Twelve local authorities are running monthly Idling Action Events until March 2017, with teams of local volunteers and project staff working to educate both motorists and pedestrians. The campaign is funded by the Mayor’s Air Quality...
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EmploySE1
News about the scheme from Employ SE1 Coordinator, Sonia Martin, and Introducing the new, user-friendly website
As EmploySE1 celebrates its 6th year in business providing a unique, free recruitment service to local businesses within the three BID areas, Better Bankside, Team London Bridge and We Are Waterloo, we felt this would be the perfect opportunity to introduce our new, interactive and user friendly EmploySE1 website. With...
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LMM Market
Join the Lower Marsh Market team and help grow one of London's best-loved markets
We are looking for an enthusiastic, reliable, flexible, hardworking person to join a small team dedicated to the daily running, development and growth of Lower Marsh Market. The role involves a significant amount of physical work outdoors, and organisational skills and the ability to engage with a diverse group of traders, shop keepers and members of...
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Sticky Mango
Critically acclaimed Chef Peter Lloyd has partnered with restaurateur Nigel Wilkinson of RSJ and launched his debut restaurant Sticky Mango
Taking over 2 floors of RSJ Restaurant between Waterloo and South bank, Sticky Mango offers its guests a casual dining experience, sharing the wonderful South East Asian flavours of Lloyds creations paired with carefully selected Loire Valley Wines from Wilkinson’s RSJ collection. Lloyd will...
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Morley
Located just as short walk from Waterloo station, Morley College provides specialist adult education to over 13,000 students each year, serving the learning needs of people living and working in and around the boroughs of Southwark and Lambeth.
Ahead of the launch of its new business department in 2017, the College is excited to announce the introduction of its new Advanced Diploma in Accounting, running from 28th November 2016 to...
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Flood aware
From 1st - 11th November the Environment Agency are running a campaign to raise awareness about flooding, ahead of the winter months
The costs of flooding to businesses can be high; following the floods caused by storms Desmond, Eva and Frank last winter, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) estimate emergency payments to businesses of around £15million. In London, tidal river and surface water flooding threatens 1 in 4...
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Cut Flowers
Business owners, residents local Councillors and WeAreWaterloo join forces for the Great British High Street Awards
WeAreWaterloo met with the judges of the Great British High Street Competition today. The judges, Directors from Boots and the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), will decide whether Lower Marsh and The Cut win the London category of the competition, which comes with £10,000 prize money to...
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London skyline
• 37 London business groups, representing over 16,000 businesses, and London government call for business rates reform • WeAreWaterloo BID, The Mayor of London, London Councils, London First, London Chamber join together to oppose proposals on transitional relief
WeAreWaterloo Business Improvement District has joined other business organisations, the Mayor and London Councils to form a united and unprecedented opposition to the...
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WeAreWaterloo birthday
Members of staff, past and present, businesses and local residents come together to celebrate 10 years of the BID
On 20th October, the BID celebrated a sucessful 10 years with many local businesses, residents and partners in the beautiful surroundings of The Old Vic. With over 150 people attanding, the event was a great success and opportunity for the BID to celebrate the achievements of the last 10 years with those who helped...
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