This month Waterloo will be losing one of its regulars from the streets. After 40 years serving the area as a milkman, Paul Malone (Round 04) will be taking retirement...
We caught up with Paul to discuss the ever-changing landscape of Waterloo, and some of his favourite memories: "Back in the 1980s Waterloo was a very different place. Both Lambeth and Southwark were losing considerable numbers of residents and there were not so...
WeAreWaterloo BID is inviting local artists and designers to submit conceptual designs for a public art mural that will be based in an iconic, high footfall and instagram-friendly space situated on Lower Marsh
Artist Brief We are looking for artists to devise a nature inspired design, taking inspiration from the wild vegetation of the tropics and forests in Thailand, as well as the heritage and culture of the restaurant on...
We caught up with local resident and trader, Melody (not forgetting baker-extraordinaire) to find out more about why she loves having a stall at Lower Marsh Market, and lots more besides...
Tell us a little about your stall... My stall is a cornucopia of sweet treats. I take inspiration from my Australia background and my new British home, to create confections with an international twist. From brownies to cupcakes to cookies,...
Lambeth Council and other Local Authorities provide a number of different reliefs to businesses within their Boroughs if the criteria eligibility is met. Below is further information on the reliefs which are currently available to Businesses within Lambeth.
Discretionary Business Rates Hardship Scheme The Chancellor announced in the Spring Budget that additional funding would be made available to Local Authorities to assist...
We have created the BID's first 'SmartWater village' on Lower Marsh in an attempt to deter thieves from stealing high value items in their businesses.
We have created the BID's first 'SmartWater village' on Lower Marsh in an attempt to deter thieves from stealing high value items in their businesses. SmartWater is a water-based spray, each of which contains a unique polymer that links a single spray to a specific location or...
Critically acclaimed British artist Mileece brings her new mobile installation, which celebrates the history and character of the area to the south of Blackfriars bridge, to our Saturday market
PiP’s Plant Parlour is an interactive, travelling plant-lounge designed for the urban environment, where visitors can restore their sense of wellbeing by interacting and relaxing in an immersive bio-responsive sound and lightscape, surrounded...
With Britain set to leave the EU at the end of this month, we have put together a handy bulletin of useful links provided by the British Chamber of Commerce and Lambeth Council, which should provide clarity on the impact it could have on your businesses, specifically if we leave without a deal
British Chamber of Commerce The UK’s impending departure from the European Union will bring change for businesses of every size and sector...
All-day dining restaurant Florentine collaborates with a community of honey bees to create a menu of honey-based specials
The all-day-dining restaurant is championing the incredible work of urban beekeeping with a permanent rooftop residence housing 150,000 honey bees and a bespoke menu of honey-based specials, courtesy of Florentine’s own honey bees - available throughout October. Florentine are strong advocates of urban...
This referendum allows businesses to be involved in shaping the development and growth of a neighbourhood which is wholly or predominantly business in nature
The question has been set by the councils: 'Do you want the London boroughs of Lambeth and Southwark to use the Neighbourhood Plan for South Bank and Waterloo to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?' What is a Neighbourhood Plan? Introduced...
With Love provides support for the local rough sleepers community and children who rely on free school meals.
With Love was launched by the Mayor of Lambeth and local Councillor, Ibrahim Dogus, earlier this week. We were thrilled to be invited to the soft launch, and catch up with Ibrahim regarding his intentions for the project.  Situated on York Road, With Love is a not-for-profit coffee shop which aims to make a...
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Looking for a new way to get the word out about your business? Join us as a guest on our monthly podcast, Views from the 'Loo, produced by the team at Morley College London, and featured on Morley Radio.    Our first two episodes feature local businesses that have a tie-in to Waterloo Food Fortnight. Big thanks to Kiki Evans from Unwined in...
Swimming by artist Diana Burch officially opened on Monday 24 June and is currently in situ on Lower Marsh Plaza
WeAreWaterloo and the Young Vic theatre worked in partnership to commission artist Diana Burch to create a structure aimed at raising awarness of the damage caused to our comunity by single use plastics. The art piece's offical launch coincides with Waterloo Food Fortnight, and the installation of our #OneLess...
Entering this bangin' competition is easy!
1.  Snap a selfie/group pic with our Wonderwall (above!) on Cubana Plaza, Lower Marsh 2. Share your photo on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram by 10:30am on Sunday 14 July 3. Tag @WeAreWaterlooUK (all platforms) and @stowawayhotels (Twitter & Instagram)/@Stow-Away (Facebook) in your post You might win a superfly overnight stay in Stow-Away Waterloo - a new sustainable...
Six new shop opportunities are available now in a new mixed-use scheme at 100-108 Lower Marsh
WeAreWaterloo are in conversation with the developers of the upcoming retail units within 100-108 Lower Marsh, who are currently looking for prospective tenants within these spaces. The retail units range from 754 sq ft to 1,371 sq ft over the ground and basement levels of a new 66 bedroom hotel. All units have permission for A1 use...
Do you remember the first time?
Jarvis Cocker does and you can too with our epic Food Fortnight 19 Mixtape on Spotify. Have we left out your favourite? Don’t look back in anger. Share your 90s anthem with @WeAreWaterlooUK on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram by 13:00 on Thu 20 June. You might win one of these off-the-hook prizes:   - A famous Ostrich Egg Breakfast for four to six...

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