Little Venice

About the ward

Little Venice is located in the north east of Westminster. The ward is bordered by Church Street and Abbey Road to the east. Maida Vale to the north, Westbourne and Hyde Park to the south. Little Venice also contains the triangular body of water formed by the Regent's and Grand Union Canals, once a pivotol intersection in London transportation.

The ward is currently represented by three Conservative councillors; Melvin Caplan, Lorraine Dean and Matthew Green. 

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

People

Melvyn Caplan

Melvyn has been a councillor for Little Venice Ward since 1990 and has lived in the area for more than 30 years.  He is currently chairman of the Housing and Finance policy and scrutiny committee.

Lorraine Dean

Lorraine has lived in Little Venice since 1983 and ran a family electronics business on Edgware Road for 17 years. She now works locally at the City of Westminster college as a teaching assistant to young disabled adults.

Matthew Green

Matthew moved into the area five years ago and has been a community activist since then. He works as a consultant and covers areas including LGBT and gender equality.

News

Gully Replacement on Sutherland Avenue

A collapsed main due to a Thames water pipe going through the drain pipe run was discovered on Sutherland Avenue. This has been a persistent issue for some time and was identified to be replaced.

Warkwick Avenue part resurfaced

As we mentioned in an earlier newsletter, your local councillors made a request to resurface Warwick Avenue between Clifton Gardens and Harrow Road. The section between Clifton Gardens and Blomfield Road is now completed with the remaining section to Harrow Road planned for later in the year.

Fly-tipping and dumping

We're cracking down on fly-tipping in Little Venice. The number of penalty notices or warnings issued against deliberate, illegal fly-tippers has increased by 150% since this time last year. If you spot fly-tipping in your area, get in touch with us or report it here.

Housing for All

Westminster needs more homes, this is why your Conservative run council has an ambitious plan to build 2000 new homes in our city.

An New, easier to use Website

Since the election residents have been telling us about the frustrations they have with the Council’s website and online services. We agreed with them and dedicated an entire cabinet portfolio to improving our online offer.