Parking surcharge in Marylebone from 26 June

As part of the Marylebone Low Emission Neighbourhood (LEN) initiative, Westminster City Council is trialling an emission-based charge for diesel vehicles parking within the Marylebone LEN (parking zone F). The charge will come into effect on Monday, 26 June 2017, with a 50% surcharge applied to pre-2015 diesel vehicles. The focus of the pilot is…

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Relighting Marble Arch

Work has started today on relighting Marble Arch. Westminster City Council, their highway contractors FM Conway, and specialist lighting team Armadillo Lighting, commenced on site on 19 June, replacing the uplighters surrounding the Marble Arch monument. The new in-ground LED lighting will illuminate the monument from all sides, and includes a colour tuneable function to…

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Cautious support for the Transformation of Oxford Street

Marble Arch London has responded with cautious support for the transformation of Oxford Street. Westminster City Council and Transport for London (TfL) commenced consultation on the future of Oxford Street in April 2017. Their vision is to transform Oxford Street into a first-class public space, with significantly reduced traffic levels, improving the look and feel…

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Provide work experience for Year 10 at King Solomon Academy, 10 July

We have partnered with King Solomon Academy to help pupils gain work experience learning business skills and knowledge from professionals, as well as a networking event. These enable pupils to increase their access to work environments. For Year 10 work experience placements, the commitment would be to host one or more of the pupils for a…

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Employee Identity Documents Workshop, 6 July

We are offering employers in the Marble Arch BID area an exclusive workshop to better understand employee identity documents. In light of recent events, the National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO) has developed this counter terrorism workshop to help businesses spot forged documents. The workshop is supported by the National Document Fraud Unit using trained officers from the…

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Share business skills and knowledge with local pupils

Could your business help local pupils? We’ve teamed up with King Solomon Academy to create a programme of activities to share business skills and knoweldge, enabling pupils to increase their access to work environments. King Solomon Academy is a publicly funded, independently-governed school which provides education free of charge to local children from 3 to…

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West End Air Summit, 28 June

We’ve joined forces with neighbouring Business Improvement Districts New West End Company and Baker Street Quarter Partnership to host a West End Air Summit on Wednesday 28 June. This is the first time businesses and organisations from across the West End will come together to collaborate on air quality. The breakfast event will also see…

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Changes to platform operation at Edgware Road Circle line station

Transport for London have announced permanent changes to platform operation at Edgware Road Circle line station to improve reliability. From Sunday 21 May Circle line trains will terminate at platform 3 and District line trains will terminate at platform 2. There are no changes to platforms 1 and 4 with trains towards Aldgate and Barking…

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