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Protecting the Vincent Square Neighbourhood

“Protecting the Vincent Square neighbourhood from unneighbourly planning applications big or small, is a major part of the job of your local Conservative councillors” says Councillor Selina Short.

Ormonde Terrace wall plaque unveiled

On 11th December family, friends and residents of Ormonde Terrace gathered for the unveiling of a plaque in honour of Neville Jason, Actor who was instrumental in helping the restoration of a historic wall at the corner of Prince Albert Road and Ormonde Terrace. This wall at one time marked the e

Rubbish dumping in Fitzrovia

There have long been problems with rubbish being dumped on many of the streets in Fitzrovia and East Marylebone as well as issues with rubbish being left at the wrong times.

Update on Tachbrook Street Market

Thanks to everyone who took part in the Council’s markets consultation which had a great response from traders, residents, businesses and shoppers to make sure street markets, like Tachbrook, remain at the heart of our local communities. With this feedback Conservative-run Westminster City Counci

Should we introduce more 20 mph zones in Little Venice Ward?

There is some evidence from elsewhere in the UK that a lower speed limit only changes behaviour if it is done in selected areas as opposed to across entire districts, which is why initially Westminster has introduced 20 mph zones mostly around schools as opposed to across the whole city.

Better broadband for Soho

Westminster City Council and Community Fibre have announced the roll out of new “ultrafast” broadband across Soho. The faster, cheaper services will be available to residents and businesses. West End Councillor Jonathan Glanz is WCC’s lead for Broadband. He has pushed hard for new services.

Lillington and Longmore update

Conservative-run Westminster has taken the decision to bring CityWest Homes (our housing provider) back in-house. We all know the service provided by CWH over the past couple of years had fallen short of the high standard we expect.

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.