Bayswater

About the ward 

Bayswater is on the western edge of the City of Westminster. It is bordered to the north by Wesbourne, Lancaster Gate to the south and Hyde Park to the east. The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea borders Bayswater to the west.

The ward is currently represented by two Conservative councillors; Richard Elcho and Emily Payne, as well as a Labour Councillor. 

To find out more about them, you can visit their respective pages by clicking on the links below.

Campaigns

People

Richard Elcho

Richard Elcho has lived in Bayswater for nearly thirty years.  As a result, Richard knows our area very well, is deeply attached to it, and is keen to protect its heritage. Richard works as a lawyer in the Employment Tribunal where he helps workers to enforce their rights.

Emily Payne

Emily Payne has spent most of her life living in Bayswater. She is a local school governor and works as a project manager for a multinational. Having grown up in Bayswater she understands many of the issues that residents feel strongly about.

News

Council implements leafing clearing plan

You may have noticed that our trees have started to shed their leaves. From 5th November, Westminster City County began implementing its ‘Leafing Plan’.

Armistice Remembrance

The weekend of 9th – 11th November saw Westminster Council commemorate 100 years since the end of the First World War. As a Council, we work very closely with the Armed Forces supporting a number of initiatives.

Improving care at home when you need it

We want to make sure all our elderly get the best care possible. Westminster City Council set up a new team earlier this year to work both with organisations providing care for people at home, and with residential care homes.

Leader's Update October 2018

Dear resident

Four months ago, the people of Westminster had their say in the hardest fought local election for many years. I am delighted and humbled that they overwhelmingly chose to put their trust once again in the local Conservatives to run their council.

Deliveroo in Bayswater

We have listened to residents’ concerns about delivery motorcycle drivers in Bayswater and have had several discussions with the police and the council to address this.  

Notting Hill Carnival

Carnival was considered a great success by the council and the police. It is an honour to host the biggest street carnival in Europe, but we realise it brings significant inconvenience to residents. We’ve been working hard to improve the experience for residents introducing several new measures t

Another year of successful exam results in Westminster

Westminster City Council works closely with our schools to make sure everyone gets the best possible educational opportunities. Yet again our students have gained some of the most outstanding results in the country.