The Story of Paddington

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The Story of Paddington

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Explore the Local Area

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The Story of Paddington

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Explore the Local Area

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The Story of Paddington

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Explore the Local Area

Find hidden gems and things to do

The Story of Paddington

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Explore the Local Area

Find hidden gems and things to do

The Story of Paddington

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Explore the Local Area

Find hidden gems and things to do

The Story of Paddington

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Explore the Local Area

Find hidden gems and things to do

Paddington’s First Living Wall Unveiled

12 December 2014
A new 70m2 green wall and sunken rain garden to reduce urban flooding in Paddington has been completed.
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Paddington Gets a Green Plaque

STUDIOCANAL and Network Rail announce the arrival of a plaque in honour of Paddington Bear at Paddington Station.
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A KERB Paddington Central Christmas

17 December
A host of treats from KERB at Paddington Central including a reindeer parade.
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Brunel Statue

The life-size statue of Isambard Kingdom Brunel at Paddington Station has been relocated to an area between Platforms 8 and 9.
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Christmas at Merchant Square

Thursdays in December
Celebrate Christmas at Merchant Square with some treats accompanying the regular street food market, including fairground stalls, reindeer and carol singing.
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Westminster Cycle Station Comes to Paddington

Second Monday of each month
Westminster Cycle Station, operated by Westminster City Council, launches in 2015 with a monthly visit to Paddington Station.
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Puppet Theatre Barge

Little Venice
The Puppet Theatre Barge has been open for over thirty years and is a well established venue on the London theatre scene.
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Crocker's Folly

Restaurant and Bar
The Maroush Group has painstakingly restored one of London’s most glorious edifices: a beautiful Grade II* listed former Victorian gin palace, complete with 50 kinds of marble, Romanesque columns, cut glass chandeliers and carved mahogany.
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Café Laville

Watch the world go by on the water.
Perched atop the Maida Hill Tunnel, Café Laville offers breath-taking views of the Regent’s Canal and some wonderful sunsets. Its exterior terrace is perfect for watching the world go by on the water.
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Paddington Comes Home

Paddington Book Bench arrives at Paddington Station.
The Paddington Bear Book Bench, which was part of the National Literacy Trust’s Books About Town trail in London between July and September 2014, is now at Paddington Station.
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Improvements at Sheldon Square

Proposals to improve the public realm at Sheldon Square.
Paddington Central is set to benefit from a package of public realm improvements. Proposals by British Land, owners of Paddington Central, include new lighting, landscaping, paving and public art in Sheldon Square and along the canalside.
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Pupils on a Bear Hunt

Primary school pupils turn explorers in search of the first eight bears on the Paddington Trail.
The Paddington Partnership has hosted visits from seven local primary schools, led by an explorer, in which pupils heard the stories behind each Paddington and more about Paddington’s personal journey from deepest, darkest Peru.
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Your guide to the Paddington Mini Trail

Download the Paddington Mini Trail Map
Download your Map and Guide to the Paddington Mini Trail and read the story behind the eight Paddingtons in Paddington.
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Take the Paddington Mini Trail

Find eight statues of Paddington Bear in Paddington
From 4 November to 30 December visitors to Paddington will be able to take the Paddington Trail and find eight statues of Paddington Bear decorated by artists, designers and celebrities. The Paddington Trail is organised by Visit London and Studio Canal, in aid of the NSPCC.
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Cycle Recycling at Paddington Station

Abandoned cycles donated to local community
Ever wondered what happens to abandoned cycles at Paddington Station? The team at Network Rail have joined forces with The Paddington Partnership to ensure that cycles go to a good home.
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Brunel’s Great Western Railway Revealed

September 2014
Remains of structures built by celebrated engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel for his Great Western Railway were unearthed by Crossrail near Paddington in April 2014.
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See the Fan Bridge in Action

Each Wednesday and Friday at noon.
Paddington’s newest landmark, the Fan Bridge, is in action at Merchant Square each Wednesday and Friday at noon.
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Win a Trip to the Crossrail Tunnels

If you want to see what goes on behind Crossrail's hoardings then all you need to do is send Crossrail a selfie.
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Brunel tells the Paddington Story

Over 180 guests were treated to tours of Paddington by Brunel on 20 and 21 September as part of London Open House.
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Novotel's Sous Chef shares his Secrets

Sadaqat, the sous chef from Novotel London Paddington, shows local community how to bake delicious sable biscuits.
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​A Heritage Resource for Paddington at St Mary Magdalene Church

Help Shape this Project
Plans are afoot to open a new centre of national quality where you will be able to discover the history of Paddington and its communities, enjoy arts, performance and other cultural activities.
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Paddlers Stand Up for the Cure at Paddington

12 September 2014
A mass paddle board in aid of Breakthrough Breast Cancer set off from Paddington Basin heading for Camden Lock, as part of Stand Up for the Cure.
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Eric Pickles unveils Sir Simon Milton Statue

11 September 2014
Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, The Right Honourable Eric Pickles MP, joined family and friends of Sir Simon Milton at Paddington on 11 September 2014.
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North Wharf

At North Wharf Road Derwent London secured planning consent in January 2008 for a landmark mixed-use canalside scheme to replace 55-65 North Wharf Road.
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The Waterway

Voted as the best terrace in London, The Waterway sits next to the canal in Maida Vale, two minutes from Little Venice.
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Letter to an Unknown Soldier

As part of the WW1 commemoration series people were asked to write letters to the Unknown Soldier on platform 1 of Paddington Station, who served and was killed during World War One. The response was overwhelming, with 21,439 letters and poems sent between 28 June and 4 August 2014.
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The Paddington Trail

Follow that Bear!
Our favourite bear is coming to the silver screen in the UK on 28 November. To mark his cinematic debut there will be a Paddington Trail across London during November and December 2014, with 50 statues of Paddington Bear decorated by artists and celebrities.
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Surf SUP Fit Yoga

Saturdays & Sundays at 2.00 p.m.
Yoga on a paddleboard on the canal? And why not.
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Angelus

​The first restaurant to sign the NFU's Back British Farming Charter, Angelus sources as many ingredients as possible from British farmers and producers.
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Talking Statues at Paddington

Sing London have commissioned some of the nation's most celebrated writers and actors to animate 35 public statues. Two of the statues are here with us at Paddington Station.
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