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

Read the story

Explore the Local Area

Find hidden gems and things to do

The Story of Paddington

Read the story

Explore the Local Area

Find hidden gems and things to do

The Story of Paddington

Read the story

Explore the Local Area

Find hidden gems and things to do

The Story of Paddington

Read the story

Explore the Local Area

Find hidden gems and things to do

Primary Schools Reading Programme

Volunteers from companies at Paddington supoprt pupils with their reading in local primary schools. Read our case study.
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Paddington at Paddington Station™

The only shop in the world which is exclusively dedicated to Paddington™ is, of course, in Paddington Station.
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Paddington Coat Exchange

Thursday 9 and 16 February 12 to 2pm
If you need one, take you. If you'd like to help, please leave one. Supporting homeless people from St Mungo's and West London Mission and patients from St Mary's Hospital.
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Join us to show you Love Paddington on 10 February

To celebrate the completion of repairs to Paddington Station’s roof and the unveiling of the new lawn shopping and dining area, Network Rail are inviting people who work and live in the area, as well as passengers, to show how much we #lovepaddington.
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Bel Canto

London's only opera restaurant is just five minutes from Paddington. Bel Canto combines French dining with some of opera's rising stars.
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Volunteering case study: IT Skills for the Elderly

The Penfold Community Hub runs monthly sessions to help elderly people get to grips with their phones, tablets and PCs. Volunteers help bring new skills in a 1:1 setting.
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Proposed Changes to Buses in Central London

TfL are reviewing 22 bus routes to and from the West End, including buses that travel through Paddington. Find out more here and have your say.
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Illustrated Paddington London map

Download your illustrated guide to Paddington London. Find things to do, discover hidden gems and learn more about the Paddington area.
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Lancaster Gate Station set to close for six months from 4 January 2017

London Underground is advising passengers that Lancaster Gate station is set to close for six months from 4 January to mid July 2017, while essential work takes place to replace the lifts.
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Floating Charity Shop sails into Paddington Basin

Thursday 15 December, 11am-6pm
The UK's first floating charity shop sails into Paddington Basin, raising vital funds for COSMIC (Children of St Mary's Intensive Care).
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Tom Odell performs live in Paddington for charity

Tuesday 13 December, 11am - 2pm
In aid of Help Refugees UK Vodafone Foundation present Tom Odell busking live in Sheldon Square Paddington London.
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Snow Days at Merchant Square

2-4 December
Guaranteed real snow at Paddington Basin, with a pop-up Christmas shop from Clifton Nurseries.
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Lockhouse Paddington

Paddington's freshest new craft food and beer all-day venue, Lockhouse, opens in Merchant Square with promises of an authentic mix of classic and droolworthy burgers, including the signature Lock+Loaded and the sriracha’d up Hot House.
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Sharing your Skills as a Volunteer in Paddington

Volunteering can be highly rewarding. We talked to Angie Alderman from Statoil in Paddington to hear what motivates her and how she shares her business experience to support the local community.
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Explore Paddington, Winter Edition 2016

Paddington's Magazine, from boats to ballrooms, the best party venues, events and festive tipples selected for people who visit, live and work in Paddington.
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London Shell Co sails into Paddington

Paddington's newest eatery, London Shell Co, is a floating restaurant serving British seafood and game, based next to Sheldon Square. Open Wednesday to Friday they offer static lunches and cruising dinners.
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Volunteer with North Paddington Food Bank

Find our how you can get help North Paddington Food Bank in this Time for Paddington volunteering case study.
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Producer David Heyman and STUDIOCANAL announce Principal Photography and Cast of Paul King's Paddington 2

Hugh Grant and Brendan Gleeson join all star returning cast.
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Paddington Bakerloo Transformation

Plans to transform Paddington’s Bakerloo line underground station have been announced as part of a £775m proposal for the Paddington Cube.
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Volunteer and make a difference locally

Community days offer great team building opportunities, so why not hold them in the Paddington area and assist a local charity or community group at the same time.
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Best Beans in Paddington

Paddington is home to a wealth of independent coffee shops and cafes, here is a list of the best coffee, compiled by the people who live and work in Paddington.
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Floating Garden Proposed for Paddington Basin

Exhibition Wednesday 14 September, 3.30-7.30 pm
Euoropean Land are set to unveil proposals for a stunning floating garden at Paddington Basin.
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Ladybird Flowers Launches at Heist Bank

Launch Party 14 September from 5 pm
A collaboration between Paddington's newest arrivals Heist Bank and Ladybird Flowers sees the promised 'beer, pizza and flowers' become a reality.
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Discover Paddington's newest Public Art

Charting Paddington's heritage and regeneration, 22 different installations and sculptures make up the Paddington Public Art Trail, updated for 2016, now with a mini-guide.
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St Mary's Hospital Redevelopment: Phase One

Public Exhibition, 8 - 10 September 2016
View proposals for the phase one redevelopment of St Mary's Hospital, involving Salton House, the Victoria & Albert and Dumbell buildings, between South Wharf Road and Praed Street, Paddington.
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Paddington Quarter Exhibition

8 - 10 September 2016
See the proposals for the Paddington Cube from the Sellar development team, following exhibitions and public consultation in June and July.
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Stuzzico

Connaught Village's favourite Italian restaurant, just five minutes from Paddington station.
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Heist Bank

A transformed space, Heist Bank offers wood-fired pizzas, beer, cocktails and a common-room feel.
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New Retailers announced at Paddington Station

Better retail choices, more food and drink outlets, creating a ‘destination station’ for all.
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Sellar Group unveils Paddington Cube Proposals

Revised proposals for the redevelopment of the former Royal Mail Sorting office adjacent to Paddington Station have been released, which include a signature building to be called The Paddington Cube.
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