Churchill

About our ward

Churchill ward is on the western edge of the Cities of London & Westminster constituency. It stretches from the River Thames all the way to lower Belgravia.

It is currently represented by one Conservative, Murad Gassanly, and two Labour councillors.  

To find out more about him, you can visit his page by clicking on the link below.

Campaigns

Turn Balmoral Castle site into Homes for the elderly!

Support Councillor Murad Gassanly’s call for the Balmoral Castle site to be turned into Homes for the elderly!

There is a particular shortage of sheltered accommodation and community-supported homes for our ageing population and those living with disabilities in Churchill Gardens.

Support the Ebury Bridge Development Project!

Churchill Conservatives welcome the Council’s decision to proceed with the Ebury Bridge estate project. This is a great opportunity to increase the amount of affordable housing on the estate.

People

Murad Gassanly

First elected in 2014 and representing Churchill Ward in Pimlico, Murad joined the Conservative Group at the City of Westminster Council in July 2017. He is a freelance political consultant, specialising in energy politics in the Caspian Sea region.

News

Pimlico Farmers Market

Supporting local businesses is one of my key priorities. I was delighted to help give certainty and a long-term future to Pimlico Road Farmers Market in Orange Square. 

Christmas in Churchill

We had a wonderful Christmas in our part of Westminster with many events and celebrations across the community. 

Nine Elms Bridge update

When more than 10,000 Pimlico residents were surveyed about the proposed Nine Elms Bridge, 97% of respondents said ‘No’ as it would bring 18,000 commuters through our quiet Pimlico streets everyday. 

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.

Churchill Policing Update

Churchill Conservatives joined our colleagues across Westminster in the campaign to save Belgravia Police Station. Sadly, the Labour Mayor Sadiq Khan refused to listen to us and is continuing with the planned closure.