The Aldgate Partnership

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You’ll find recent newstories from the community here. Browse our gallery of some of our events and things here in Aldgate. This is a free resource for the community to download and use.

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Keep an eye out on our social feeds @Aldgate_A and our monthly newsletter for up to date information on events in the area both promoted and run by TAP. Sign up here

 

Aldgate Lantern Parade and Winter Fete are back for the 2nd year running. Building on the success of the previous editions, the project represents a collaboration between residents, groups, schools and organisations from across the area. Open to anyone and everyone, Aldgate in Winter is a vibrant celebration of…

 

The Aldgate Connect BID Proposal is a 5 year strategy that lays out four key themes and our local improvement programmes that will deliver on these enhancing Aldgate as a thriving, dynamic and cultural destination. The strategy has come from extensive consultation with the business community and positive working…

 

Gambling is rising up the public health agenda – approximately 2.5 million adults in the UK partake in risky or problem levels of gambling, which can result in significant harm for the individual, their family, social networks, community and society. The proliferation of gambling shops and online betting sites…

 

Canon Barnett Primary School and artist Tim Spooner

Monuments of Tower Hamlets

Community event with food and drinks: Friday 7 June, 4-6pm

Our address: Toynbee Studios, 28 Commercial Street, E1 6AB

Year 2 students from Canon Barnett Primary School in Aldgate East have created an exhibition of miniature sculptures that present an alternative…

 

MBSR is a an 8-week gold-standard course on Stress Reduction and Deepening your Mindfulness Practice. It consists of 8 weekly face-to-face classes and well-structure home practice to assist with the wide range of stress-related problems, including sleep, anxiety, panic, tiredness, and chronic pain. The course was developed by Jon…

 

The funding from TfL’s Healthy Streets Fund for Business will be matched by the Aldgate community. We are 1 of 5 successful applicants to win the full tranche of funding available. This fund will be used to purchase waste compactors, wheelie bins and an electric vehicle to manage waste around…

 

To help improve air quality, an Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) will be in place in central London from 8 April 2019 in the same area as the Congestion Charge. Most vehicles including cars and vans will need to meet new, tighter exhaust emission standards (ULEZ standards) or be…

 

Do you want help and advice on how to reduce your deliveries or servicing to your office? Are there too many deliveries coming into your post room? Are you looking for cost savings to your servicing?

Transport for London are trying to reduce the traffic, freight and deliveries in central…

 

We are proud to launch the first Aldgate employee-community lunchtime craft club. Play is vitally important to human wellbeing. ‘Crafting’ can help you to relax your mind and body, literally creating space to reorganize your thoughts, rebalance emotionally and recharge your mental and physical batteries.

Wellbeing initiatives have been shown…

 

Placer is a new app, platform and social enterprise launched in partnership with universities to help employers easily reach more students at more universities for their work experience, placement and graduate job opportunities; helping students have the best start to their working lives.

There are now students on Placer…

 

7 February is Time To Talk Day. This year we are joining in the campaign hosting a hub of activity in Aldgate to get involved with. Time to Talk Day is all about bringing together the right ingredients, to have a conversation about mental health. Whether that’s tea, biscuits…

 

The end of 2018 saw a 500+ person lantern parade followed by a fete on Aldgate Square. The whole community came together to see this magical spectacle. Well done to the organisers of the festivities –  Aldgate Community Events and City of London. The video picks out some of…

 

The Partnership commissioned a report on how the functionality and performance of both Aldgate and Aldgate East stations could be improved. The core objective of this brief is to understand and provide recommendations to improve the under-performance and accessibility of Aldgate and Aldgate East Stations in relation to the…

 

HAVE YOUR SAY! The new Local Plan, called City Plan 2036, sets out the City Corporation’s vision, strategy and objectives for planning for the next 20 years, together with policies that will guide future decisions on planning applications. Once adopted, the new Plan will replace the current City of London Local…

 

The lantern parade and the winter fete on  7 December were huge successes for the Aldgate community. There were at least 400 community members that came together with lanterns for a parade around the streets of Aldgate and finishing in the new Aldgate Square for the lighting of the…

 

Come and visit us at lunchtime in the Beaufort House lobby for advice and goodies to keep you and your belongings safe and secure.

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On 8th April 2019 the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) will arrive in central London to help clean up our toxic air and reduce harmful NOx road transport emissions. Polluting vehicles will be charged when driving in the zone. Find out if you will be affected….

What is it?

The Ultra…

 

Aldgate Community Events is excited to be launching their crowdfunding page for Aldgate Lantern Parade 2018https://www.spacehive.com/aldgate-lantern-parade, and we wanted to invite you to support this wonderful community project.

The support will allow us to engage as many people from across the area. The funding will cover the lantern-making workshops….

 

Counter Terrorism Training

The Aldgate Partnership has partnered with Tower Hamlets Council and the Metropolitan Police to provide ACT awareness, Counter Terrorism training for local businesses and retailers and their staff in the borough.

ACT (Action Counter Terrorism) is the national counter terrorism awareness initiative for business produced by NaCTSO to protect…

 

The new Aldgate Square is here. Long awaited this was formally launched by the Lord Mayor of the City of London Charles Bowman in July 2018.

The Square represents the newest and largest civic square built in the last 100 years, marking the area’s transformation into one of London’s brightest new…

 

Welcome to The Aldgate Partnership’s privacy notice.

The Aldgate Partnership respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal data. This privacy notice will inform you as to how we look after any personal data we collect from you or that you provide to us and tell you about…

 

The Aldgate Partnership Career Kickstarter – INVITATION

14 March 2018

1300-1700

Dorsett City Hotel

9 Aldgate High Street

EC3N 1AH

 

You are invited to a dynamic and engaging apprenticeship event for employers to attend, find out more about apprenticeships and the Levy, meet the young individuals you would be hiring in a CV-free environment and…

 

The Mayor has consulted on his draft Skills for Londoners Strategy, which aims to:

  • Empower all Londoners to access the education and skills to participate in society and progress in education and in work;
  • Meet the needs of London’s economy and employers, now and in the future;…
 

You may like to know that Tower Hamlets are trying to make their streets nicer and greener. They are taking part in the ‘Great British Spring Clean’. Their Big Clean Up 3  is running from Mon 5 – Fri 9 March, to coincide with the national Keep Britain…

 

Tower Hamlets Education Business Partnership is a charity that helps local students organise work placements in businesses and across the borough. We find and organise over 3,000 work placements each year. It is their goal to end poverty of opportunity through education and through partnerships with businesses. They work…

 

Here is a brand new advantage scheme for local workers, residents and people visiting Aldgate! Pick up some great discounts in local venues and explore what Aldgate has to offer.

the Aldgate Advantage Scheme is hosted on Tipps App. When you are in Aldgate, download the app, use the venue…

 

The Aldgate Gardening Club started in July 2017 and have been monthly lunchtime sessions where the community can come together and make something green-fingered to take back to their home or desk. These are offered free of charge. Look out in our monthly newsletter or on our twitterfeed for…

 

In January 2017 we published a piece of research that provides an economic assessment of the Aldgate economy to understand its current performance and future potential in the context of the development pipeline and investment in the area. You can find it here:

Aldgate Economic Research

 

We would like to say a big thank you to the Whitechapel Gallery for hosting TAP’s inaugural celebration on 25 May. It was a roaring success with more than 80 local business and community representatives coming together to share their sense of excitement around Aldgate’s future. TAP Chairman Ian Mulcahey welcomed…

 

Aldgate has a rich and varied community worth getting involved in. Volunteer, act or develop your CSR strategies at this event.  The Aldgate Partnership want to create an Aldgate where business and community mix. Come along and hear more about how you or your companies can do more in…

 

TAP hosts a drinks reception on the 25 May 2016 at the Whitechapel Gallery bringing together developers, landowners, local businesses and employees to hear more about the past, present and future of the Aldgate area. If you would like to attend to join us from 6-8pm please get in…

 

The Archikids Festival was a roaring success with 3,338 children attending taking part in over 35 activities all linked to raising architectural aspirations of the city. See the action in this video:

ARCHIKIDS FESTIVAL 2015 from Open-City Architecture on Vimeo.