Local News

Rough sleepers and beggars in Tachbrook

Many residents have been in touch with us concerned about the number of rough sleepers and beggars in the neighbourhood and Pimlico tube subway in particular.

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. 

More double yellow lines installed in Little Venice

As previously reported, we are now seeing the final batch of new double yellow lines being introduced following requests from local residents who have had access to their homes blocked by cars parked on single yellow lines.

Update on the Holocaust memorial and learning centre

As many residents will be aware, the UK Government have plans to install a national Holocaust memorial and learning centre in Victoria Tower Gardens adjacent to the Palace of Westminster. The plans can be seen online here and there was also a public exhibition in September.

Warwick Councillor gets graffiti removed

Cllr Nickie Aiken noticed graffiti painted next door to the Sainsbury Delivery Garage in Gillingham Street. She contacted the Neighbourhood City Inspector who arranged with the store manager at Sainsbury’s to have the graffiti removed.

Telephone boxes unwelcome

Your local councillors have objected to the proposed installation of new public phone boxes in our ward and we are pleased to report Westminster Planning Officers agree with us. Four planning applications were received in October from Maximus Network (three on St John’s Wood Road and one on Park