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We are hiring!

Are you looking for the next step in your career?  We have new roles open, if you have the required experience submit your application now. Join our team and contribute to making a positive impact on our community through the work of the Business Improvement Districts. Placemaking and Sustainability Project Manager Team Administrator

People Wanted Whitehall

We are delighted to be publishing ‘People Wanted: Whitehall’ and to be sharing this vision for the Whitehall area; building on the strategy ‘People Wanted’ for neighbouring Victoria. Nine public spaces across Whitehall are under development proposals, including the construction of a Whitehall River Walk connecting St James’ Park and the Thames, and the development… Read more »

His Majesty King Charles III Coronation

The Coronation of His Majesty the King and Her Majesty Queen Consort will take place at Westminster Abbey on Saturday 6th May 2023. The City of Westminster will now become the focal point for the forthcoming Coronation and the arrangements for this will have a significant impact on the area during this time with travel… Read more »

Westminster Businesses Vote For Five More Years Of Partnership

Multi-million pound investment plans secured with ballot result announced today Local businesses in the Victoria Westminster BID have voted overwhelmingly in favour of renewing the Victoria Westminster Business Improvement District (BID) for a second consecutive term. Of those businesses that voted, 98% voted ‘yes’ at the ballot (99.8% by rateable value), setting a strong mandate… Read more »

Terms and Conditions – King’s Coronation Instagram Competition

Terms & Conditions – #KingOfNature Instagram Competition Promoters: The Northbank Business Improvement District (Registered office address: 22a St. James’ Square, London, SW1Y 4JH) & Victoria Business Improvement District (Registered office address: 22a St. James’ Square, London, SW1Y 4JH) 1. To participate in this competition, users must share a photo on their Instagram channel of a picture… Read more »

A message from Chief Executive – Ruth Duston OBE, OC

  As another year draws to a close, I am reminded of the amazing work going on across London, through BIDs. Collective will is continuing to transform communities, set the agenda and drive the capital’s renaissance. Across London HQ there has been many highlights, but I wanted to shine a light on just a few,… Read more »

Victoria Neighbourhood Forum

Did you know that Victoria currently has more than £3/4m of Neighbourhood Community Infrastructure Levy to be spent on community projects in Victoria? Do you live or work in the Victoria area? Would you like to make a difference to the community? The Victoria Neighbourhood Forum (VNF) needs you! Established in 2015, the purpose of… Read more »

A message from our Chief Executive

A message from Ruth Duston, OBE, OC: “The news of the passing of Her Late Majesty the Queen was a moment of shock and sadness for us all, and it also kick started a plan that had been developed over very many years. The activation of Operation London Bridge (OLB) provided challenges but our teams… Read more »

The Passing of Her Majesty The Queen

Alongside the rest of the country, we are deeply saddened by the passing of Her Majesty The Queen and we send our condolences to her family. For 70 years, Her Majesty has been a symbol of inspiration and dignity and has reigned with supreme grace. This is a seismic moment for our country. The City… Read more »

Working together to tackle violence against Women and Girls

Last Thursday, we held a special operation with the British Transport Police to raise awareness around personal safety when travelling.  As well as handing out leaflets, 500 panic alarms were handed out to women and girls as well as to retailers in Victoria Station. We spoke to one of the PC officers from British Transport… Read more »