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. 

Richard and Emily host a monthly surgery on the second Tuesday of every month Paddington Library, Porchester Rd, London, W2 5HS.

No appointment necessary.

You can also follow Richard and Emily on Instagram here 

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.

News

Westminster Matters: Leader's Update March 2019

Westminster Matters: An update from Cllr Nickie Aiken, Leader of Westminster City Council

It has been an incredibly busy time since I last updated you on the work of Conservative-run Westminster City Council.

A supporting hand for those sleeping on the streets

Sadly we continue to see an increase in the number of rough sleepers on our streets. Westminster attracts more than the next four boroughs combined. Being the “capital of the capital” has always meant more people bedding down on our streets.

TfL announce Royal Oak no longer being considered for coach station

Ahead of our planned protest outside TfL’s offices later today and our 6,470 strong petition, TfL has announced today it is no longer pursuing the option of a coach station at Royal Oak. However, we will still be delivering our petition at 5.00 pm today (Thursday 14th March) to TfL to enforce the

Bayswater Councillors provide Heathrow update

Heathrow is holding a public consultation covering both the proposed third runway and also maximising the use of their two existing runways, which means more planes crossing London - up to 25 per hour or almost one every two minutes. Heathrow wants to spread the impact by expanding the flight pat

Waste Management in Bayswater

Fly tipping has been one of the biggest issues we have faced in Bayswater and local Councillors Richard Elcho and Emily Payne have unrelentingly lobbied the council on behalf of local people. 

Tackling Fly-tipping in Bayswater

Fly tipping has been one of the biggest issues we have faced in Bayswater and Councillors Richard Elcho and Emily Payne have unrelentingly lobbied the council on behalf of residents. Consequently, we are pleased to announce that Bayswater will be the target of a sustained campaign to address this

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’.