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

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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

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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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

1 April, 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

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

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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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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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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