News

William Court Planning Application

After a lengthy round of applications, hearings, re-applications and more hearings, consent was eventually agreed for the Developer to proceed with a much-reduced project that we hope will not harm residents' quality of life or access to light. 

Knightsbridge Heritage Features Revamped

One of the key issues highlighted by local people in the recent Knightsbridge Neighbourhood Plan was the importance of the heritage features in the area. 

Rough sleeping update

Our priority in Westminster City Council when it comes to rough sleeping is to engage, offering support and a pathway away from the street although often this help is rejected. Here in NW8 we occasionally find rough sleepers, the most recent being on the Regent’s Canal Towpath.

Street Drinking following T20 Matches at Lords

Together with our Regents Park Councillors, we are working with Lords Cricket, St John's Wood Society, the Duke of York Pub, Tesco's (Circus Road), Licensing Officers at City Hall and local residents to investigate a Licence Review following out-of-control street drinking and unsupervised crowds

Another successful Silver Sunday!

The brainchild of Warwick Ward Councillor, Christabel Flight, Silver Sunday is a day of fun and free events for older people held on the first Sunday of October every year. Cllr Flight started the special day seven years ago and now runs it through The Sir Simon Milton Foundation.

Engine Idling #Don’tBeIdle

In another development related to air quality, Westminster City Council has requested powers to issue instant fines without warning to drivers who are caught leaving their engines running unnecessarily.

20mph speed limit: have your say!

Westminster has begun a consultation on extending the 20mph zone that had been successfully trialled around schools in the Little Venice area and other parts of Westminster.

Bryanston & Dorset Square: Dates for your diary

Thursday 7 November from 2 - 4pm: iT Tea Party (free one-to-one IT session) at Seymour Leisure Centre, Seymour Place W1H 5TJ organised by Westminster AgeUK. For more information or to book a place, please click here.