Since the BID’s inception, safety has been consistently named as a top priority for member businesses.
In Vauxhall One’s first two terms, BID-funded additional police presence resulted in a 15% drop in crime. This work has now given way to more intelligence-led interventions, including nine CCTV cameras.
Vauxhall Security Offices patrol the area at prime times, deterring antisocial behaviour and providing an extra layer of late-night security at weekends.
Vauxhall One operates nine CCTV cameras in the Vauxhall area. They are monitored and controlled by a dedicated Vauxhall Security team, 24 hours a day.
Since the BID’s inception in 2017, Vauxhall has seen a 15% reduction in crime.
Working in partnership with Safer Business Network, Vauxhall One employs a team dedicated to the safety and security of Vauxhall throughout the day and into the evening.
Greening is at the heart of Vauxhall One’s ambition to tackle climate change and create a sustainable urban setting for people to enjoy.
Since the BID was formed, we have delivered several strategic greening projects, including a green wall, a clean air garden and several small pocket gardens.
These have enriched Vauxhall’s sense of place, made the area more attractive for pedestrians and cyclists, improved air quality and enhanced biodiversity.
Vauxhall One supplies and maintains 275 hanging baskets within the BID boundary, brightening up Vauxhall’s streets with seasonal colour.
South Lambeth Place Greenwall
Completed in March 2020, Vauxhall’s living wall was the first installation of its kind on Network Rail’s infrastructure in London. It comprises 25m2 of biodiversity enhancing plants.
Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens Lighting
Improved lighting in Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens during the darkest months of the year has created a safer and more pleasant environment for local employees to travel through.
Vauxhall One enhances the cleaning services provided by the council with regular street cleaning, litter picking and recycling.
Ongoing regular cleaning
350 hours of regular street cleaning including graffiti removal, litter picking and minor repair work.
Undertook intensive, industrial deep cleaning of all major pedestrian tunnels in central Vauxhall. This involved Microstrip System restoration and application of anti-graffiti protective coating.
Vauxhall One has recycled 409,128kg of material, saving 2,810 trees, 441 tonnes of CO2 and 60,862 KWH’s of energy.
To build a healthy, sustainable community, we have and will provide services to the local businesses, charities and people. These will serve them to better understand each other and enable everyone involved to build mutually beneficial, long-term partnerships.
We provide a forum for our local hospitality businesses to share their visions and views to improve Vauxhall
The free monthly bike maintanence sessions have serviced 450 bikes in the past year, doing what we can to make sure poople are a little safer when riding through, to and from Vauxhall
Funding Community Groups
Vauxhall One has funded a number of events and services put on by the various community groups and charities of Vauxhall