VAULT Festival 2019 - in partnership with WeAreWaterloo - has been the Festival’s biggest and boldest yet
With more chances for audiences to catch incredible productions than ever before, more than 77,000 people have joined us in Waterloo to watch more than 420 different productions in 17 different pop up venues across the full 8 weeks. Offering 5,000 more tickets than in any previous incarnation, the awareness of VAULT Festival...
Thanks to our involvement on The BID Foundation Council, our Chief Executive, Natalie Raben, was recently invited to Barcelona, Spain to present on a BID-focused panel during the annual event Setmana del Comerç (Trade Week)
As Catalonia gears up for introducing legislation surrounding BID-like organizations, they are looking to European partners to learn more on best practices. WeAreWaterloo was thrilled to have this...
We're always excited when a new trader joins the market, and we're pleased to announce not one but two new traders have joined us!
We're delighted to welcome two new traders to Lower Marsh Market; Ox Beef and Moverz N Shakerz!  Who? Ox Beef About: Ox Beef bring the finest Sussex Beef to the street food market. This exceptional meat is brought directly from the farm to the local folk of London... on Lower...
Tackling the all-important issue of sustainability, PowWow Waterloo's first debate: 'The Last Straw: Trash Talk' encouraged interesting discussion at the Young Vic theatre
WeAreWaterloo want Waterloo to become the safe space to have challenging, and affordable, conversations. From anti-diet, to sustainability, to every day sexism & a whole lot more; jump the train to Waterloo and open your mind to a different way of thinking…...
Our Greenways project kicked off with a fabulous community planting day on Secker Street
On 27 March, WeAreWaterloo staff joined up with Groundwork to host a community planting day on Secker Street. This is the first phase of our Greenways Project, a project that the BID has been able to action thanks to receiving a grant of £20,000 from the Greener City Fund. As part of the project, WeAreWaterloo will erect a 40m2 mural onto the...
WeAreWaterloo want Waterloo to become *the* safe space to have challenging conversations. From anti-diet, to sustainability, to every day sexism & a whole lot more; jump the train to Waterloo and open your mind to a different way of thinking…
Earlier this month, Pinterest reported that searches for ‘sustainable living for beginners’ were up 265% from last year. With more and more studies pointing to a growing consumer interest in...
We're shining a spotlight on our new Market Manager, Abiodun Adesoji (Abi) and Team Leader, Eshan Price
With Abi starting as Lower Marsh Market Manager in February, and Eshan flying high in his new role as Team Leader, we sat down for lunch with them and got to know the Lower Marsh Market managerial team better!   Name: Abiodun Adesoji (Abi)   Company Role: Lower Marsh Market Manager...
Introducing your BID team!
Now 2019 is well and truly upon us, we want to take this opportunity to re-introduce you to the WeAreWaterloo team. (From L-R) Name: Lina Valle Company Role: BID Support Officer Describe your job in three words: Data, numbers, traders What's the coolest thing you're working on right now: Working on a new formula for a database What did you want to grow up to be when you were a child...
As part of the Mayor’s initiative to improve air quality and access to green spaces, WeAreWaterloo has been awarded £20,000 from the Greener City Fund
The Greener City Fund - increased to £12 million in 2018 – supports a variety of projects, from Community Tree Planting to London’s Urban Forest, and WeAreWaterloo BID intend to use their allocation to implement their Greenways project on Cornwall Road. Greenways, a phrase coined by...
WeAreWaterloo is inviting local artists and designers to submit conceptual designs for a public art mural that will be based on Cornwall Road just minutes away from Waterloo station
The BID aims to highlight the clean air walking routes (also known as Greenways) that are located throughout Waterloo. Alongside many green infrastructure initiatives which will be completed over the coming year, we will be funding a 16m x 2m stretch of...
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...

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