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...
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...
The Christmas party season is just around the corner and this year, Crussh is here for those mornings after!
Introducing Crussh's Hangover Hero Super Smoothie, guaranteed to get you back to your best and ready for round 2! This hydrating smoothie contains raw beetroot – rich in nutrients and stimulates the liver’s detoxification process, fresh ginger – to soothe the digestive system and fight nausea, bananas – great for...
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...
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...
Newdlez & Co (the pad thai stall) tell us about the history of the business and what they love about Waterloo
We caught up with Newdlez & Co, Lower Marsh Market’s favourite Pad Thai stall to find out a bit more about their offer and market life on Lower Marsh. What inspired you to set up the stall? Selling Thai food had always been an idea we had in mind, but the discovery of a note in a shop actually opened up the...
Christian Aid
Local charity, Christian Aid raises money for refugees on Lower Marsh on 15th December
Christian Aid, whose headquarters are situated on Lower Marsh, will be running a stall for one day only on 15th December to raise money for their Christmas Appeal. Christian Aid are a global development charity who are asking people to help us ‘LIGHT THE WAY’ this Christmas for refugees escaping the darkness of violence and conflict....
If you live or work in South Bank or Waterloo, take an online questionnaire and have a say about the future of your neighbourhood!
Over the past four years, SoWN has been developing a neighbourhood plan for the area which is now complete. Between 16th November 2016 and 20th January 2017 they are encouraging locals to read through the plan and have their say.The plan can be viewed here and the plan’s appendices...
Love London Awards
We're delighted to have come in first place in the shopping category for Waterloo & Southwark
On Monday evening Lower Marsh Market won first place in the Waterloo & Southwark 'shopping' category at the TimeOut Love London Awards, at the Bloomsbury Hotel. With tough competition we are delighted to have been awarded this title for the second year running. Lower Marsh Market has grown and developed in 2016 with dozens of...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Robert Bowen Tees
Innovative and unique men's clothing
We caught up with Lower Marsh Market trader Robert Bowen, who sells his own unique brand of men's apparel, as well as bags, mobile phone covers and accessories.  What’s the best thing about being a market trader? Working with people in the same field and being able to showcase my creative project. I love getting honest feedback from the public... and also selling and making a profit...
Unique, ethical woollen products, handmade in Portugal
Why did you decide to start a market business? It allows us to have an affordable retail business in a vibrant and upcoming area of London. What is the best thing about being a market trader? Our merchandise is just one step away from potential customers, they do not have to feel they are making a commitment by walking through a shop door! ...and the worst? The cold...