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    London markets could go contactless

    July 31st, 2015

    Londoners may soon be able to pay with their contactless cards at market stalls across the city as a result of the £20m London Regeneration Fund launched by mayor Boris Johnson. “Ideas could include giving customers the opportunity to pay with their contactless credit card at a market stall, or providing customised discounts and services for local shops straight to customers’ mobile phones,” the mayor’s office says.

    Contactless donations expand in London

    December 2nd, 2014

    Caffe Nero and Leon Restaurants have become the first UK retailers to join Penny for London, a service first introduced on the Transport for London (TfL) network that automatically collects small charitable donations when participating consumers use their contactless cards to pay. “It is fantastic that two of Britain’s much-loved retailers have committed to sign up for Penny for London and I hope many more will follow their lead,” says mayor Boris Johnson.

    London buses now accept contactless payments

    December 13th, 2012

    Public transportation users in London can now pay their fare with a contactless credit, debit or charge card on any of the city’s 8,500 buses. The cards can be used to buy single journey tickets… More