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. 
Follow this informative infographic, provided by BID member MindMover to ensure your business is ready for the changes to the GDPR in May
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the most important change in data privacy regulation in 20 years. GDPR is being introduced from 25th May 2018 to keep pace with the modern digital landscape. The GDPR is more extensive than the current Data Protection Act (DPA) and will...
New awards celebrate Southwark as a great place to do business
The London borough of Southwark’s first awards to celebrate the area’s 18,000 businesses are open for entries after a sparkling launch at The Shard. Over 140 guests gathered at the Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, for the opening event (Thursday, 7th February) of the inaugural Southwark Business Excellence Awards in association with Lewisham Southwark College. Business...
VAULT Festival is proud to present the offer of partnership to local businesses only
Join VAULT Festival in supporting HeForShe Arts Week. VAULT Festival is proud to be a Signature Partner of UN Women’s HeForShe Arts Week, and on the 9th March is are throwing a party with ThisIsWired, the live music specialists behind some of London’s most exciting gigs. The party is at 10.30pm - 3am at The Vaults on Leake Street, Waterloo. Catch...
London Travel Clinic provide a comprehensive range of travel healthcare advice, vaccines and anti-malarials to travellers, groups, families and corporate clients
London Travel Clinic are passionate about travel healthcare and pride themselves on the deep, specialist knowledge and the quality of the care that they provide to each and every customer. They now operate 9 well-equipped travel clinics around London, including...
Waterloo
WeAreWaterloo is recruiting for a full-time Operations and Services Manager to help the BID make Waterloo a great place to live work and visit
The Waterloo neighbourhood is a thriving, authentic part of central London, filled with independent businesses, arts, culture and character. Development on a huge scale is changing the area, bringing in new customers, companies and ideas. We need your help to make Waterloo a destination, not...
We Are Waterloo now present a carefully curated area guide designed for visitors to absorb the essence of this inner city neighbourhood
With its music hall roots and evolving cultural landscape, Waterloo has been overlooked as a melting pot for subversive London. Waterloo famously hosts one of London’s oldest and most beloved market streets, offering up a variety of independent stores and local businesses-the perfect backdrop...
WeAreWaterloo Business Improvement District is sponsoring the UK’s third biggest performing arts festival, VAULT, which will sell 65,000 tickets this year.
Following a successful tie-in with light festival London Lumiere, which was installed south of the river for the first time in 2018, the BID’s connection to the arts continue with VAULT, running between 24 January-18 March 2018. VAULT delivers an array of both underground and...
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...
Apprentice
In previous decades, apprenticeships were reserved for traditional industries such as construction, manufacturing or engineering and predominantly offered to young people. However, as industry has evolved so too have apprenticeships. From aerospace and accountancy to social care, retail, hospitality and digital media, apprentices are now found in a wide range of sectors and with good reason.
As an employer the benefits of taking on...
Morley College
When Morley College was founded in 1889, its purpose was to address the learning needs of working men and women in Waterloo and Lambeth. Things have changed a lot in the past 128 years but this is still at the heart of what they do.
Morley College now has an expansive portfolio of courses designed to develop professional skills across a range of areas, so whether you are looking to train your team, build your skills...
Kwmae Kwei Armah
Award-winning British playwright Kwame Kwei-Armah has been announced as the new artistic director of the Young Vic, taking over from David Lan the Young Vic’s director of 18 years in January 2018.
Brought up in Southall, west London, Kwei-Armah changed his name from Ian Roberts when he was 19 after tracing his family roots to Ghana. His experiences of growing up in Southall during the riots and witnessing the police and skinhead...

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