News

Planning Application

The Aziz Foundation has applied to the Council to turn part of the upper and lower basements and ground floor of the Trocadero into a mosque that could accommodate 1,000 worshippers

Please visit this page on the Council’s website to see the plans and comment on the application.

Don’t be a crime victim!

It is unfortunate but inevitable that malevolent actors find new opportunities in Covid-19, to scam vulnerable people who may be thrown off-guard by these exceptional circumstances. Please be aware that it is now even more important than ever to watch out for the techniques used by scammers.

Mental Health Guide

The Mental Health Foundation is hosting Mental Health Week, on the theme of Kindness.

Two new cycle hangars in our Ward

Two new bike hangars have been installed in Little Venice ward. There is now bicycle storage on the Warwick Avenue central island and a second bike hangar has been installed on Sutherland Avenue. Each cycle hangar provides protected parking for six bikes.

Social Distancing in Parks and Squares

Our ward is fortunate in having three garden squares. However, residents using these green spaces should bear in mind the current risks to themselves and others of touching anything (e.g. gates and handles) as they come and go.

Keeping the City Moving: Traffic

Sharing the space: One of the many challenges arising from Covid-19 is the need to re-imagine the public realm so as to balance competing priorities.

Reporting suspicious behaviour to the Police

We are often asked by residents about the best way to report suspicious behaviour to the Police. We have consulted them and been told that if a crime is in the process of taking place then you should ring ‘999’ but where an offence has happened, then you should ring ‘101’.

Parsons North Housing Development Tops Out

Little Venice ward councillors Melvyn Caplan and Matthew Green were joined by the Leader of Westminster Council, Cllr Rachael Robathan, for the topping out ceremony of Parsons North on Edgware Road. The new building is now at its full height!

Keeping the City Moving: Business

Conservative-controlled Westminster Council is keen to support small businesses through to a full recovery. Small businesses are the lifeblood of a local community, and this is as true in Bryanston and Dorset Square Ward as anywhere else.