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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.

Gully finally fixed or is it?

Local people living near to the junction of St John’s Wood Road and Grove End Road will know the gully at this junction has been blocked for some time now resulting in a large pooling of water during a heavy downpour.  

Planning application for the High Street

A planning application (reference number 20/01662/FULL) has been submitted for a new family club, café & nursery on St John’s Wood High Street.

Improving internet access across our City  

Your council is working hard to improve the internet service provided across Westminster to ensure our City for All commitment to be one of the best-connected cities is achieved.

Building construction during COVID-19

We recognise the difficulty the lock down has had on individuals and families with the advice to stay at home. This has not been made easier by the Government’s position that construction can continue and in our part of the City there have been a number of sites where works have indeed continued

Little Venice Connects

As we have already reported, your local councillors have been working with the Paddington Waterways and Maida Vale Society and the Council’s Westminster Connects service to provide meals donated by Clifton Road businesses Raoul’s and Cook Maida Vale to our hardworking NHS staff at St.