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MET POLICE TOP SAFETY-TIPS-FOR-CHRISTMAS

The Met Police encourage you to stay safe this party season and offer you this advice: – Try to avoid walking alone at night and keep to well-lit areas – Remember that wearing headphones can reduce your awareness of your surroundings. See the TfL website for information and for festive travel updates click here. – …

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ANNUAL EVENT

Thank you to everyone who attended our annual meeting in the great event space provided by Mitsubishi. We were delighted to reveal our rebranding, new logo and new name Bee London, and to discuss the innovative initiatives we’re leading in our BIDs, Bee Midtown and Bee Farringdon & Clerkenwell. To see more of our plans, …

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DAILY ESSENTIALS

After a successful pilot of our ‘Daily Essentials’ delivery project last year, we’re thrilled to announce we’ll be rolling out the full project in Midtown before the end of the year. Partnering with our friends at TfL and with support from Arup, a professional services firm, we’ll launch two new delivery services designed to save …

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MIDTOWN BIG IDEAS EXCHANGE

Early next year, we’ll be launching our third Big Ideas Exchange programme. It’s a fantastic opportunity for businesses in the area to exchange ideas, methods, ambitions and plans, and for members to network and socialise with their business neighbours. Past BIEs have been extremely well attended so watch this space for further details and for …

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CROSSRAIL QUARTERLY UPDATE

Crossrail is three quarters of the way to completion. More than half of the new track has now been successfully laid and nearly all of the platform structures have been built. In the new tunnels and stations, the distinct features that passengers will experience when they travel on the Elizabeth line from December 2018 are …

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CROSSRAIL: INSTALLATION OF TRACK – TOTTENHAM COURT ROAD TO BOND STREET

Crossrail’s systemwide contractor will begin concrete pumping activities two or three nights each week at the Fisher Street site from 27 October 2016 until March 2017.  Working hours will be 18.00 to 06.00 and may continue into weekends.  Crossrail have advised that the noise levels will be kept within the permitted levels set by the …

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#GOTHICMIDTOWN

This Hallowe’en, Midtown – considered by some to be the most haunted part of London – hosted a sell-out ‘Scare Walk’, led by TV psychic medium Derek Acorah. With our partner and one of our major businesses, Grange Hotels, we also opened the doors of the Old Central St Martin’s building on Southampton Row, transforming …

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NEW MIDTOWN GUIDED WALKS

Don’t forget to try the two new walks launching in Midtown during November and December. Both walks start at the kiosk outside Holborn tube station at 1pm and last 45 minutes. Download walking tour guide here. Wanderers of the Wastes Wednesday 23 and Friday 25 November The second in our series of walks about the …

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VOLUNTEERING AT WORK – A BIG THANK YOU

Thanks to people kindly donating their time, effort and skills, Bee Midtown’s rooftop gardens are thriving. Last year alone, local businesses spent 450 hours growing their own food on the skyline. Students at Le Cordon Bleu are harvesting their own produce, employees of Rosewood London are sowing wildflower seeds to support the bees and chefs …

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