The Hyde Park and Paddington Neighbourhood has been designated as a business area and the Neighbourhood Forum will therefore be a working combination of the Hyde Park Estate Assocation, PaddingtonNow BID and The Paddington Partnership, representing those who live and work in the area.

The Forum will balance the interests of long-established communities with those in the Paddington Opportunity Area and represent the gateway to central London. High streets such as Praed Street, Edgware Road and Connaught Village provide important retail and leisure hubs.

We plan to work closely with residents, businesses, landlords and statutory agencies in the area to maximise the opportunities arising from development proposals, transport enhancements such as Crossrail and investment. We will do this whilst protecting the area’s rich heritage.

The Forum will work within the following key six themes: