Showing news archives for: September 2016

Eating Out Guide: Updates & Interactive Map

Our guide to over 100 places to eat and drink in and around Marble Arch and Edgware Road is now mapped. This makes it much easier to find a place to eat lunch near you and to explore a bit further afield, food and drink hopping along the way. Since the guide launched in July we’ve…

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A Ride Along The Hyde Park Cycle Superhighway

The section of the East-West Cycle Superhighway that runs through Hyde Park is now open. We sent a cyclist along to test ride it and found a mix of positives and things to improve on. Here’s what he said, “The bits that are completed follow the same convention as the segregated section on Embankment which have received…

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Reading Volunteers Wanted

Our local primary schools are looking for volunteers to support their reading programme. By volunteering your time as a reading partner in a local school, you can help develop a pupil’s communication skills and raise their reading levels. Our volunteers get a real kick out of making a difference to the students’ lives and find their…

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Marble Arch Hosts Westminster Festival Of Cycling

Hundreds of people enjoyed a free, family fun day of cycling activity at Marble Arch on Saturday. The first Westminster Festival of Cycling brought the amazing Street Velodrome to our patch enabling kids and grown ups alike to experience the excitement of track cycling. With bikes, helmets and pads provided, anyone could have a go for…

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Our Street Team’s First Month In Numbers

The Marble Arch Street Team began operations on 2 August 2016. They patrol Tuesday to Saturday, helping businesses, staff, customers and visitors in the area. See their first month in numbers (click the infographic for full size and download). For more pictures of our Street Team visit our Facebook page.

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Edgware Road Station’s 1926 Signalling Cabin

The London Underground signalling cabin at Edgware Road station has been designated as an item of national historic interest by the Railway Heritage Designation Advisory Board. Built in 1926 and operated by the Metropolitan Railway – the world’s first underground railway and the predecessor to London Underground – the cabin’s technology is still in use.…

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Free Guided Walks

So you think you know the area? Challenge your colleagues to the ultimate test with a free, fun and sociable guided walk. This is a walking tour with a difference, as you explore the area, learning facts and spotting fibs. You’ll discover quirky history, distinguished shops, a couple with global reputations, public art and interesting architecture. But you…

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