Local News

Success for the Lumiere Festival comes at a cost

Councillor Jonathan Glanz reports:

Residents will be aware that central London recently played host to the hugely successful Lumiere Festival, and a number of lighting installations were scattered across the area, including across parts of Mayfair and Soho.

Dealing with Illegal Parking in Shepherd Market

A number of residents around Shepherd Market have contacted me regarding cars parking illegally and dangerously around the area.

I have been working with officers, and can confirm that the specific drivers and cars responsible for this parking have been identified.

Dealing with fly tipping, street furniture damage and more

Councillor Antonia Cox reports:

Our City Inspector John Whelan does such a good job tackling black bin overflow, fly tipping hot spots, rough sleepers’ waste and the rest that I’d like to broadcast his report this month.

Westminster top of the country for social mobility

From Westminster Local News

Recent research published by The Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission ranks Conservative-run Westminster as ‘the best performing area’ in England for providing life chances for young people and reducing child poverty.

Paddington Tower application withdrawn

Thank you for all your support. We are delighted to report that following the campaign by your Little Venice Conservative councillors, the developer has withdrawn their planning application for a 72 storey tower.

West End Green campaign continues

The campaign by your Little Venice Conservative councillors to seek a reduction in the height of the tower on the West End Green site continues. We are very supportive of development on this site, but we want the right development.

Paddington Pole 'felled'

Your Bayswater Councillors have received news that the current application for the ‘Paddington Pole’ will be revised. A statement on the developers website says:

Little Venice Councillors oppose the Paddington Tower

There is a planning application adjacent to Paddington Station that includes a 72 storey tower that will be visible from much of the ward and areas further afield such as parts of Hyde Park and Regent’s Park.