Project Argus: Free Interactive Counter Terrorism Workshop, Friday 22 September

Join us for a free Interactive Counter Terrorism Workshop – Project Argus – to provide organisations with practical solutions in case of emergencies. Following the success of the recent Project Griffin seminar in May and the Employee Document Awareness training in July, Marble Arch BID has committed to providing its members with a safety and counter terrorism…

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Join us at The Portman Summer Street Party, 6 July

Next week marks the epitome of summer for us – The Portman Summer Street Party! On Thursday, 6 July, The Portman Estate is taking over its much-loved Marylebone quarter on New Quebec Street and Seymour Place to bring the ultimate summer celebration to residents, businesses and visitors alike. The Portman Summer Street Party is working with…

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Launch of West End Buyers Club

It’s a big week for our environmental pledges with the launch of West End Buyers Club and offering DeliverBEST, alongside our existing Click & Collect services. Today, we launched West End Buyers Club with partner BIDs New West End Company, Heart of London and Baker St Quarter, as well as Shirley Rodrigues, Deputy Mayor of Environment…

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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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