Our Past, Our Legacy

A timeline of key moments

February 2012

Vauxhall One is born

Members of local businesses come together under the single mindset to improve Vauxhall, to make it a safer, cleaner, greener and better cultural destination in the heart of London Read more
June 2012

Street Wardens

As the first step being taken to make sure that Vauxhall is a safer place, wardens were employed to support the employees, visitors and residents of the area during their daily routines
July 2012

Rail Arch Regeneration

In dire need of a little TLC, Vauxhall One rejuvenate the rail arch on Juxton Street with a deep cleanse and light ropes on the ceiling within
December 2012

Christmas Lights

Vauxhall One put up Vauxhall's first large scale, fully lit Christmas tree at the entrance to Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens on Kennington Lane
January 2013

Small Business Club Opens

For nominal fee of £180/yr, the small businesses of Vauxhall can also have access to the amazing benefits and services that comes with being a Vauxhall One BID member
February 2013

Launch of Dr Bike

A new year, a new service. Vauxhall One launch a brand new, monthly free bike maintenance service to keep bikes in tip top shape and cyclists safe on the road
February 2013

Vauxhall Together

Vauxhall One opens the doors of Brunswick house for the launch of Vauxhall Together. A group created consisting of businesses and communtity groups with the focus of building a better Vauxhall.
March 2013

Vauxhall Perk Card

From money saving deals to extended happy hours make sure you get to enjoy the perks of Vauxhall to the fullest with your Vauxhall Village Perk Card
April 2013

First Mile Recycling

102 businesses within the Vauxhall One BID boundary sign up to the First Mile Free Recycling initiative, saving money on recycling in comparison to the Lambeth scheme
May 2013

First Summer Screen

Vauxhall Village hosts the first free open air cinema in Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens, warm summer nights to enjoy a cult classic movie with quality vendor provided food and drink
November 2013

Vauxhall Fire Festival

Vauxhall Village sponsors the first Vauxhall Fire Festival, a night of history, storytelling and amazing displays of fire manipulation in Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens
December 2013

Winter Screens

Following the success of Vauxhall Village's Summer Screens, the Christmas period saw the one and only appearance of the Vauxhall Village Winter Screen
February 2014

The Tunnel Of Love

Vauxhall Village Presents: Tunnel of Love, the movie screening for lovers and married couples, all proceeds made from the event were donated to charity
February 2014

IDAHO Tree Planting

Local MP kate Hoey, as well as Cllr Jack Hopkins and various members of the Vauxhall One BID plant a tree in remembrance of the International Day Against Homophobia
April 2014

Vauxhall World Cafe

A day for residents, employees and community groups to have the chance to talk with board directors of the Vauxhall One BID to give their views on what would be good for the Vauxhall area
April 2014

The One Big Summer Guide

Vauxhall One join the collective of other north Lambeth BIDs, to bring employees, visitors and residents a handy brochure containing all the events going on across London's riverside quarter
September 2014

Hugo Bugg Garden Opens

The multi award winning Waterscape Garden created designed by Hugo Bugg relocates to Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens as part of the Vauxhall Missing Link regeneration
November 2014

Ice Skate Vauxhall

Winter 2014 sees the opening of Ice Skate Vauxhall, a one of a kind, full sized, custom built ice skating rink in the middle of the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens
January 2015

BID Proud Project Award

Vauxhall One's Tunnel of Love wins the award for place marketing of a large location after being listed as the number one thing to do for Valentine's Day in London by Time Out
January 2015

Rebrand and Relaunch

A new year sees a new Vauxhall One site and logo as both go through a revamp to represent the positive changes occurring in Vauxhall
February 2015

Branded Hanging Baskets

Vauxhall One put up brand new hanging baskets around Vauxhall. The multitude of colourful flowers mark the area that the Vauxhall One BID operates
May 2015

Missing Link Launch

Lib Peck, the leader of Lambeth Council and Ben Plowden, a director from TFL, cut the ribbon to declare the first phase of the Vauxhall Missing Link project open
August 2015

S92 Officers in Vauxhall

Vauxhall One Business Improvement District (BID) becomes one of the first BIDs in the UK to build on the Met Police's S92 Police Officer scheme as of 24 August
October 2015

The Hepworth Garden

A Garden Exhibit put together by Rosie Irving and Vauxhall One, inspired by the textile designs of one of Britain’s greatest artists, Barbara Hepworth
November 2015

Vauxhall wins POP Award

Vauxhall receives the bronze in the Safer Travel category that recognises the hard work put in by Vauxhall One as well as the police and safer lambeth teams
November 2015

Landscape Institute Award

Vauxhall One, Erect Architecture and J&L Gibbons together take away prize in the "Adding Value through Landscape" category at the Landscape Institute Award Ceremony
June 2016

Shopfront Regeneration

The Greater London Authority (GLA) grants £50,000 to Vauxhall One to oversee the improvements to the small businesses along Kennington Lane
November 2016

Pleasure Gardens Lights

For the winter period, Vauxhall One wrap the trees along the path in the park to both embrace the Christmas spirit as well as make those that use it feel safer walking through the park when dark out
December 2016

VX1 Wins Second Term

The businesses of Vauxhall vote in favour of giving Vauxhall One another 5 years to continue to make Vauxhall a safer, cleaner, greener and better destination
March 2017

Vintage Vauxhall Market

Held at The Workshop, London Fire Brigade's former fire engine workshop, the Vintage Vauxhall Market offers a collective of dealers selling a wide range of vintage items
July 2017

Extra S92 Officer

Simon Ho joins Vauxhall One as the 3rd S92 officer, catering to the needs of the daytime businesses in the Vauxhall area, as well as dealing with any anti-social behaviour
September 2017

Bearpit Goes London

Berlin's popular Bearpit Karaoke arrives in Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens for all to have the chance to show off their best singing voices
October 2017

Phase 2 of Vauxhall Walk

Dr Will Norman, London's first Walking and Cycling Commissioner, alongside Cllr Jenny Brathwaite cut the ribbon to officially declare the second phase of the Greening of Vauxhall Walk as open
October 2017

Doubled Hanging Baskets

Since going up in 2015, Vauxhall One has doubled the number of hanging baskets within the boundary to make the extended reach of the BID as well as bringing colour to the streets of Vauxhall
November 2017

Brilliant Vauxhall

Vauxhall One hosts a two-day atmospheric exploration of light using fire, light guided story telling with interactive installations and light projection
November 2017

Electric Street Sweeper

Keeping Vauxhall clean as well as doing it's part to cut on the pollution in the area, Vauxhall One prepare to boot up it's zero emission, electric street sweeper
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