The Story of Paddington

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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

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

Royal Baby Fever in Paddington

Paddington businesses come together to host the world's media and welcome the newest royal arrival.
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Dragon Boat Racing

18 June 2015
Take to the water in Dragon Boats along Paddington Basin and raise vital funds for Action Medical Research.
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Bombay Palace

Superb Indian Food a stone's throw from Praed Street.
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KuPP

All day Scandinavian Dining, canalside at Merchant Square.
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Shaun in the City flocks to Paddington

28 March to 25 May
A flock of 50 five-foot tall sculptures of Shaun the Sheep are on the streets of London for the 'Shaun in the City' art trail​.​
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M&S volunteers host their own ‘Community Genius Bar’

A team of digital media whizzes from Marks & Spencer host an “I-Tea” party at local community centre.
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Canalway Cavalcade

2-4 May 2015
Canalway Cavalcade is the annual waterways boaters' gathering, established in Little Venice in 1983.
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Zizzi

Classic Italian dishes on the Sheldon Square canalside, the irresistible Zizzi formula.
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The Union Bar & Grill

Great after work venue with freshly made and seasonally sourced food.
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The Victoria

With a heritage second to none, the Victoria is the same age as Paddington Station, and one of the most popular pubs in the Paddington area.
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Yo! Sushi

Perfectly placed inside Paddington Station with a marvellous view of Brunel’s spans, Yo! Sushi offers the traveller and local over 80 Japanese inspired dishes.
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The Heron

Don’t judge a book by its cover. The Heron offers the finest Thai cuisine in Britain.
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Portrait Bench Series

Local heroes Michael Bond, Alan Turing and Mary Seacole were honoured in 2013 with sculptures installed at St Mary’s, Paddington Green.
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Hilton Launches GWR Tower

Art Deco revival adds 56 guest rooms
The Hilton London Paddington unveiled its stunning new GWR Tower in January, in one of London's most iconic Victorian buildings.
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Paddington companies spread cheer at Christmas

Over 1,000 gifts were given at Christmas by staff and companies in Paddington, with more than 200 hours of volunteer time spent supporting local communities and charities.
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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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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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KERB at Paddington Central

6 May, 12-3 pm
A host of treats from KERB at Paddington Central.
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Westminster Cycle Station Comes to Paddington

Second Monday of each month
Westminster Cycle Station, operated by Westminster City Council, makes a monthly visit to Paddington Station in 2015 .
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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

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

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.
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Cycle Recycling at Paddington Station

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

Wednesday and Friday at noon. Saturdays at 2pm.
Paddington’s newest landmark, the Fan Bridge, is in action at Merchant Square each Wednesday and Friday at noon and on Saturdays at 2pm.
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Win a Trip to the Crossrail Tunnels

Closes 30 January 2015
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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