WeAreWaterloo announced community sponsor of VAULT Festival - London's biggest, boldest and bravest arts and entertainment festival - for the second year running
VAULT Festival is London’s biggest, boldest and bravest arts and entertainment festival, hosting hundreds of events each year across Waterloo. In 2019, VAULT Festival returns from 23 January to 17 March with 400+ shows from more than 2,000 artists, featuring the best new...
Revolutionary. Father. Political prisoner. World leader. Statesman. Icon of the struggle against oppression. Nelson Mandela was all of these things and more
Nelson Mandela: The Official Exhibition is the major new global touring exhibition that takes visitors on a personal journey through the life of the world’s most iconic freedom fighter and political leader. An immersive and interactive experience covering over 750 square...
Join in with Konditor & Cook's mission to spread Joy and well-being at work!
Throughout January, Konditor & Cook are giving away 10 'Boxes of Joy' for companies who would like to trial the benefits of weekly breaks in their offices. These Boxes of Joy are filled with mini versions of their celebration cakes. By sharing or gifting the delicious treats to your team, it can encourage a coming-together of staff and management...
WeAreWaterloo BID members donated over 1,500 presents to local charities in 2018
Estranged from family and friends, Christmas can be a lonely time for some in the Waterloo area. It was heartening to receive such a vast amount of donations from some 33 businesses across the BID area, helping us continue to make a difference to the lives of local homeless, vulnerably housed, care leavers and elderly people.  One...
We welcomed approx. 1.5k visitors to Leake Street Arches, raising almost £600 for Waterloo Action Centre
On December 18 2018, WeAreWaterloo - in partnership with South Bank BID - transformed the graffiti haven that is Leake Street Arches into Miracle on Leake Street - a brand new Christmas event like no other. Featuring a FREE screening and sing-a-long of The Muppet Christmas Carol, cheesy Christmas karaoke (led by...
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...
Lower Marsh-based business, Lucky 23, bring a splash of colour to Lower Marsh
Lower Marsh is in the throes of significant development at the moment, as three new hotels were consented by Lambeth Council last year. Although the BID has no influence over the planning process other than presenting members’ concerns to Lambeth, when development occurs WeAreWaterloo works with developers to try and ensure disruption is controlled...
A Lifetime in Art will be on display 24 June-September 2018 at 12-23 in The Three Stags.
The Three Stags will be transformed into a living, breathing art show and sustainability installation. A Lifetime in Art provides an excellent platform for the public to debate and discuss sustainability and other key issues concerning the British public today. One installation will focus on the topic of ocean plastics and the...

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