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W/C 20th March



Northbank has installed footfall monitors at locations in Strand Aldwych and Villiers Street. The data from these can provide trend insights which will help inform the areas’ enhancement. If you have any queries, or would like more information please do not hesitate to contact the BID team.

Latest News

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9 March 2023

Youth Steering Group – Centre Stage

In early 2022 The Northbank, Victoria, Victoria Westminster and Whitehall Business Improvement Districts jointly created a ‘Youth Steering Group’ to guide our work and support the development of young people...

3 March 2023

Five More Years Of Partnership For The Northbank

Multi-million pound investment plans secured with ballot result announced today Local businesses in The Northbank have voted overwhelmingly in favour of renewing The Northbank Business Improvement District (BID) for a...

2 February 2023

The Northbank Area Medics

During the festive season, the BID  funded a team of specialised medics based at Charing Cross Station. The medics worked alongside station staff, the BID Ambassadors and security teams to support...

5 January 2023

Overnight Resurfacing of Strand junction with Aldwych and Lancaster Place – 26th (eastbound) and 27th (westbound) January 2023

The area being resurfaced is shown in RED below. With Strand / Aldwych Eastbound being closed on 26th January and Strand / Aldwych Westbound closed on 27th January. Waterloo Bridge...

22 December 2022

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...

8 December 2022

Severe Weather Emergency Protocol

The Severe Weather Emergency Protocol (SWEP) has been activated due to the decrease in overnight temperatures recently, which gives rough sleepers access to emergency cold weather accommodation. If you are...

6 December 2022

Medical Responders

To coincide with Christmas and the Met police and BTP focus on Violence Against Women and Girls, the London HQ BIDs will support Charing Cross and Victoria Station with medical...

29 November 2022

Advent Calendar – 10th December – Prize 1

Win a free Tooth Whitening session from EGO Dental Win a free Tooth Whitening session from EGO Dental T&Cs Apply. Read the full Terms and Conditions here The winner will...

27 November 2022

Advent Calendar – 24th December – Prize 2

Win a 3 Tier doughnut tower with 12 doughnuts from Crosstown Doughnuts Win a 3 Tier doughnut tower with 12 doughnuts from Crosstown Doughnuts T&Cs Apply. Full Terms and Conditions here...