Richard Elcho

Richard Elcho has lived in Bayswater for nearly thirty years.  As a result, Richard knows our area very well, is deeply attached to it, and is keen to protect its heritage. Richard works as a lawyer in the Employment Tribunal where he helps workers to enforce their rights. He is keen to advocate on behalf of the residents of Bayswater, and to make sure that the ward continues to be safe and clean. Recently he has been working alongside your other Conservative candidates to ensure that residents concerns are heard about the Newton Road Medical Centre development.

Richard was first elected in May 2018. 

Telephone: 020 7730 8181

Email: bayswater@westminsterconservatives.com

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News

Improving Air Quality

Pollution is the hidden threat, impacting our physical and mental health, effecting children and the elderly most.

Council Trials Electric Bin Lorries

In a London-first, Conservative-led Westminster City Council is trialling two electric powered waste collection vehicles over the next two years.

Whiteley's update

We are continuing to work with residents regarding the disturbance from the demolition of the concrete slabs at Whiteley’s (the repeated banging noise in the area). As a consequence, from the 22nd July to 23rd August a different quiet time was trialled, which included a later start time but a sho

Update on Heathrow

Locals are banding together to fight the Heathrow third runway and increased use of the existing two runways. The public consultation on Heathrow’s expansion plans concludes on the 13th September. 

Notting Hill Carnival Update

The Notting Hill Carnival is approaching this weekend, with over 1 million attendees it is the world’s second biggest street carnival.

News in brief from Bayswater

Planning is already under way for the Notting Hill Carnival and we have met with the events team and successfully advocated for the addition of more loos across the wider Bayswater area which should ease the impact on local people.

Organised Begging in Bayswater

Organised begging by a gang of Roma continues to be a concern across Bayswater and the wider Westminster. We have been repeatedly escalating this issue to the Council who have initiated their response programme. This has recently included a series of ongoing targeted joint operations, involving t

Organised Begging in Bayswater

Organised begging by a gang of Roma continues to be a concern across Bayswater and the wider Westminster. We have been repeatedly escalating this issue to the Council who have initiated their response programme. This has recently included a series of ongoing targeted joint operations, involving t

Bayswater Bin Update

We have been focusing on the fly tipping around the Big Black Bins in Bayswater and have had a series of ongoing initiatives since January. We have successfully managed to stop local restaurants illegally dumping commercial waste in the bins at Leinster Square, have reduced fly tipping around Wes

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Barbara Arzymanow

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Tim Barnes

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Richard Beddoe

Richard Beddoe is a lawyer specialising in child protection.  He was delighted to lead the formation of a specialist domestic violence court at the Westminster Magistrates Court on Marylebone Road. 

Iain Bott

Iain Bott was elected to the council in a by-election in 2013, and works as a dentist in the Marylebone High Street Ward.

Margot Bright

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Susie Burbridge

Susie was elected as a councillor in 1998 whilst continuing to work in Parliament. She grew up in Yorkshire with her six brothers and sisters and left for London at the age of 24 to open a travel business. She is very much a family person and has a son and daughter.

Melvyn Caplan

Melvyn has been a councillor for Little Venice Ward since 1990 and has lived in the area for more than 30 years.  He is currently chairman of the Housing and Finance policy and scrutiny committee.