Knightsbridge & Belgravia

About the ward 

Knightsbridge & Belgravia ward is at the western boundary of the Cities of London & Westminster constituency. As well as the ward covering Knightsbridge & Belgravia the majority of Hyde Park is also within the ward.

The ward is currently represented by three Conservative councillors; Tony Devenish, Elizabeth Hitchcock and Rachael Robathan.

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People

Tony Devenish

Tony Devenish represents the Knightsbridge & Belgravia ward on Westminster City Council and West Central on the Greater London Authority which includes Westminster. Tony is a self employed interim director in a number of property outsourcing, construction and utilities companies.

Rachael Robathan

Rachael Robathan was a fund manager in the City for almost 20 years, specialising in emerging markets. She has been actively involved in politics for all her adult life and, among other things, was co-Chairman of Contact, a Conservative political lecture group with over 400 members.

Elizabeth Hitchcock

Elizabeth has lived in London for the past 25 years and in Westminster for the past 11 years. She is the mother of four sons, currently working part-time for a Conservative Cabinet Minister and is a trustee of a Westminster-based youth club.

News

Celebrating Christmas!

"It is a huge pleasure, as always, to join in the many festive events across the ward which make Christmas such a special time for our residents and businesses" says local Councillor Rachael Robathan. 

Engine Idling #Don’tBeIdle

Westminster City Council has requested powers to issue instant fines without warning to drivers who are caught leaving their engines running unnecessarily.

Tackling abuse of short-term letting

We know that most homeowners who let on a nightly basis do so within the law and maintain excellent standards. However, we also know short-term letting can cause problems for local people.

Knightsbridge Heritage Features Revamped

One of the key issues highlighted by local people in the recent Knightsbridge Neighbourhood Plan was the importance of the heritage features in the area. 

Engine Idling #Don’tBeIdle

In another development related to air quality, Westminster City Council has requested powers to issue instant fines without warning to drivers who are caught leaving their engines running unnecessarily.

20mph speed limit: have your say!

Westminster has begun a consultation on extending the 20mph zone that had been successfully trialled around schools in the Little Venice area and other parts of Westminster.

Elizabeth Street proposals

In response to increasing concerns about excessive traffic on Elizabeth Street, your Councillors worked to secure a detailed traffic analysis of the street last autumn. 

In response, the Council is now proposing the following: