What We Do

By working together, Vauxhall One will be able invest at least nearly £4million directly into improving Vauxhall over the next five years. This money will also be used to attract further funding from other sources. Talking to businesses in the runup to the BID ballot helped us identify the actions that would mean most to our members.

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Safer

Making sure Vauxhall is safe for everyone

Greener

Lightening the area with colour

Cleaner

Keeping Vauxhall Clean

Better

Keeping the community involved in shaping Vauxhall

Safer

We are reducing street crime and antisocial behaviour by becoming one of the first BIDs in the UK to build on the Met Police’s S92 Police Officer scheme. The S92 agreement, sees Vauxhall One pay for the cost of one police officer with the Met matching that funding for an additional officer, this means that Vauxhall now has two additonal full time police officers dedicated to Vauxhall.

CCTV Cameras

A total of six new CCTV cameras have been purchaased and installed by us around the Vauxhall area, all of which can be monitored and controlled by our dedicated Vauxhall Security team 24 hours a day

Crime Stats

In the last year the area of Vauxhall has seen a 5% reduction in crime

S92 Officers

Working in partnership with Safer Business Network, we are now employing a team dedicated to the safety and security of Vauxhall throughout the day.

Greener

A BID is an organisation established and run by local businesses to improve the commercial conditions of the defined area. It is funded through a levy on business rates, introduced via a ballot for which a majority of eligible businesses (by number and rateable value) must vote in favour. If the ballot is successful the BID term is usually 5 years during which time an agreed set of services are delivered towards the collective objectives of the BID members.

Hanging Baskets

250 total, supplied and maintained within the BID boundary, with 125 new baskets in the last year.

South Lambeth Place Greenwall

Completed in March 2020, the new living wall is the first installation of its kind on Network Rail’s infrastructure in London, comprising 25m2 of biodiversity enhancing plants
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Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens Lighting

Providing improved lighting in Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens during the darkest months of the year, creating a safer and more pleasant environment for employees to travel through.

Cleaner

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.

Deep Cleaning

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.

First Mile

Vauxhall One has recycled 409,128kg of material, saving 2,810 trees, 441 tonnes of CO2 and 60,862 KWH’s of energy.

Better

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.

Licensing Partnership

We provide a forum for our local hospitality businesses to share their visions and views to improve Vauxhall

Dr. Bike

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

Vauxhall London

Our one stop shop for all of the venues and events in the Vauxhall area

Vauxhall London

Our one stop shop for all of the venues and events in the Vauxhall area