Marble Arch London BID has announced the appointment of Lodge Service as a partner in its security and resilience portfolio.
Central to the new partnership is the Marble Arch Street Team, launched in August 2016, which provides a visible presence on the street, responding to reports of theft, robbery, anti-social behaviour, and shoplifting, as well as offering support to vulnerable people through welfare checks and referring rough sleepers to supporting agencies.
The Street Team look after the whole of the BID area which stretches from Park Lane in the south, along Edgware Road, to Paddington Green in the north, taking in Connaught Village to the west and Marylebone to the east. The team provides an essential service for pubs, hotels, shops, late night venues, restaurants, office occupiers, and schools across the BID area.
Kay Buxton, Chief Executive, Marble Arch London BID, comments: “Those who live, work, do business and visit Marble Arch understand the valuable service and support our Street Team provides. Whether it is guiding tourists around the BID area, tackling environmental issues, or dealing with crime and anti-social behaviour, our Street Team ensures the district is a welcoming place for all and helps to inspire confidence for businesses, their staff, customers, guests, and the wider community.
“We look forward to working with Lodge to ensure our Street Team is equipped to take on new initiatives and continue to offer much-needed support to all our stakeholders and partners across the BID area.”
Darren Conway, Group Managing Director, Lodge Service, comments: “To be awarded this prestigious contract with Marble Arch London BID, allows us to work together in delivering to the community the reassurance and safety they deserve, making Marble Arch BID area the destination of choice.”