Our Work

We work in partnership with local stakeholders to address daily issues and longer term ambitions for the area.

Our initiatives

Public Realm & Environment

Community Safety & Business Resilience

Community Safety and Business Resilience

Corporate Community Engagement

Corporate Community Engagement

Marketing & Promotion

Marketing and Promotion

Strategic Vision

Strategic Vision

Strand Summer Flags

Dressing the Strand with flags and lights each year has very quickly become an annual favourite for businesses, locals and visitors. Bringing the street and community together and brightening up the area, encouraging visitors and local employees to walk through the area, discovering new things.

This week's footfall

+9%

1,245,634 people

Measured at 9 locations. Counts may be affected on Arundel Street and Strand locations due to scaffolding.

Latest News

Explore the latest news from the area

17 January 2020

Have your say on busking: Westminster’s ‘Busking & Street Entertainment Consultation’ now live

Every day the streets across Westminster are brought to life with performances from musicians, magicians, comedians, artists and dancers, who come from all over the world to perform here.  At...

16 January 2020

We all share responsibility to tackle air pollution #AirWeShare

Statement from Ruth Duston, OBE, OC Chief Executive of Northbank BID I am looking forward to visiting an imaginative and thought provoking installation in Covent Garden this month. The Air...

15 January 2020

A hand up, rather than a hand out, to help end rough sleeping in Westminster

Rough sleeping is undoubtedly one of the worst scourges of our modern society. How can we, as one of the wealthiest countries on the planet, still have people living on...

30 October 2019

TfL open DVS HGV Safety Permit registration and one year until tougher LEZ standards come in

From today businesses and organisations can register for a HGV safety permit as part of our new Direct Vision Standard (DVS) coming in from 26 October 2020. On the same...

29 October 2019

City of Westminster: City Plan 2019-2040

On Monday 28th October, Westminster City Council published on their website the latest version of the draft City Plan and all accompanying papers that will now be considered by Full...

18 October 2019

Winner Announced! Makerversity City Co-Labs: Re-Making Place Civic Hack

The winner of Makerversity's City Co-Labs: Re-Making Place Civic Hack in partnership with The Northbank BID is... Hydro-Commons! Makerversity’s Civic Hacks address the big social issues of our time. Fostering...

27 September 2019

Support for SME’s for Boiler Scrappage Scheme – Cleaner Heat Cashback.

As summer comes to an end and winter approaches, you’ll be setting your thermostats to keep your customers and employees warm over the colder months. The longer your heating is...

9 September 2019

TfL introducing 20mph speed limits in 2020

As part of efforts to reduce road danger within central London, Transport for London have said new 20mph speed restrictions, affecting Victoria Embankment, should be operating by early 2020. After...

1 August 2019

Latest air pollution levels and EU limits

Statement from Ruth Duston, OBE, OC Chief Executive of Northbank BID An article in Air Quality News on 31 August, titled The Strand first London location to breach NO2 limits...