News & What’s On

The latest from across the Quarter

Church Of The Year!

St Marylebone Parish Church was presented with the prestigious Church of the Year Award by the National Churches Trust last month, recognising the central role that it plays as a…

Security And Operations

Following recent events and protests taking place across the capital, we wanted to remind businesses and their employees, particularly those working in security, facilities and operational roles, that we send…

Night Safety

There are a number of initiatives taking place in Westminster as well as across the capital to boost night time safety – especially important during this period of darker evenings…

Summer In The Square Wins Award!

We are absolutely thrilled that our Summer in the Square event has been awarded Regional Event of the Year by the National Outdoor Events Association, in a dazzling awards ceremony…

Local Christmas Events

In addition to our own Christmas Lights and walking tour, there’s plenty going on across the wider area to get you in the festive mood! Chiltern Street This year sees…

Disability Awareness Training

A FREE online employer workshop on disability inclusion is taking place on Tuesday 21 November, 10.00 – 12.00. The session is aimed at employers in central London and across the…

Christmas Lights Set To Add Extra Festive Sparkle!

From 20 November, even more of Marylebone’s charming streets will be transformed for the Christmas season as we launch a series of new dazzling festive lights. The displays will include…

Protect Yourself From Theft

As many are aware, there has been a recent rise in theft incidents across central London. While in this area, crime levels remain low in comparison to other parts of…

Happy 25th Birthday Home House!

This winter, the iconic Home House private members club on Portman Square is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Known for transforming the landscape of traditional members’ clubs as a haven for…

Active Bystander Training

TfL is funding hundreds of places on free training sessions to empower people to take action to prevent or reduce harm when they encounter hate crime. The free 3-hour interactive…

FREE Cycle Training

With the aim of making cycling safe, enjoyable and practical, Westminster Council is offering free cycling courses to anyone who lives, works or studies in Westminster. Sessions are available for…

Dockless Bike Parking

The new bike parking restrictions with marked and virtual bays for dockless bikes and e-scooters have now gone live in the area south of Marylebone Road, to encourage more responsible…

Chiltern Railways Public Briefing

Chiltern Railways is hosting a public briefing on 9 November at 18.00 and is extending the invitation to local businesses. The event, also being attended by local MP Nickie Aiken,…

Make A Difference This Christmas

Baker Street Quarter – Christmas giving initiatives infographic Many of you have taken part in our various Smarter Giving charity activities over the years, with incredible generosity. Whether you are…

School Career Support

As part of our Smarter Giving programme, we are working with several of our local secondary schools to invite businesses to get involved in their career and apprenticeship programmes coming…

Marylebone Air Quality

Last month, a report was published into local air quality, following extensive monitoring across the area, and commissioned by the Marylebone Forum. The study was funded by Marylebone and Regent’s…

Make It Marylebone Website Launch

We are excited to announce the launch of our brand-new destination website for the area, Make It Marylebone. The site is our new home for all things social and pleasure….

ProtectUK App

The ProtectUK app enables you to access real-time information from Counter Terrorism (CT) Policing plus the latest protective security advice, wherever you are. The app is free to use and…

Smarter Giving Update – October 2023

Our members have once again shown their commitment to supporting the local community over the last few months, with a range of superb volunteering and donating activities. Clothes Drive We…

Placemaking Strategy Published

Last week saw the publication of our Placemaking Strategy for the Baker Street and the Marylebone area, produced in partnership with The Portman Estate, setting out a vision for the…

Charity Hoardings On Baker Street

We were thrilled to see the hoardings go up around the development site at 25 Baker Street, promoting the amazing work of one of our local charities, The Marylebone Project….

Westminster Wheels FREE Bike Check-Ups At Marylebone Station

We have been working with local social enterprise Westminster Wheels to deliver FREE bike servicing sessions at Marylebone station. Commuters, cyclists and those passing through will now be able to…

Changes To Dockless Bikes And E-Scooter Parking

Westminster City Council has launched extensive plans to address the issue of dockless bikes and e-scooters being left on pavements across the borough. A network of new geofenced designated parking…

Find The Words

Portman Marylebone has partnered with renowned street artist Andy Leek to deliver an autumn of public art that will spread optimism and joy across The Portman Estate’s 110-acre neighbourhood to…

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