Robert Rigby

Robert Rigby has represented Regent’s Park Ward since 2010 and lived in St John's Wood for over 30 years with his wife. He is currently Chairman of Planning.

He is committed to serving the community ensuring value for money and good services, working tirelessly to retain St John’s Wood unique character and appeal.  He is a School Governor and Trustee of the London Marathon Charitable Trust. His professional background is in the travel sector and is a keen runner and supporter of the arts and cricket.

Telephone: 020 7730 8181

Email: regentspark@westminsterconservatives.com

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News

The chancellor’s measures are ‘putting bread on the table’

The following article, written by Westminster City Council Leader Rachael Robathan, originally published by themj.co.uk

Up and down the town centres of the country, we felt the tectonic plates move on Saturday as, after four months of being cooped up, people finally got to go out.

CCTV on Wharncliffe Gardens estate goes live

The CCTV system for the Wharncliffe Gardens estate was installed in May, this is thanks to a joint campaign by local people, the Residents' Association and your local Councillor team. 

School streets come to St John’s Wood

As part of the Council’s desire to make roads safer near to our schools we extended ‘School Streets’ to a further 11 primary schools from 1st June including our very own Barrow Hill Junior School.

ZSL London Zoo needs protecting

London Zoo opened its doors on Monday 15th June after months of closure and like many organisations has been hit hard by COVID-19 which continues to have a devasting effect on its business.

Don’t be a crime victim!

It is unfortunate but inevitable that malevolent actors find new opportunities in Covid-19, to scam vulnerable people who may be thrown off-guard by these exceptional circumstances. Please be aware that it is now even more important than ever to watch out for the techniques used by scammers.

Mental Health Guide

The Mental Health Foundation is hosting Mental Health Week, on the theme of Kindness.

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’.

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.

See Also

Heather Acton

Heather Acton has lived in Westminster for over thirty years and was elected councillor for Hyde Park ward in 2010, expressing her desire to work to provide a healthy living environment in Westminster for all residents.

Ian Adams

Ian Adams has served as a Westminster City Councillor since 2002.

Barbara Arzymanow

Barbara has lived in Westminster for over 35 years and knows how much difference a strong voice can make. As a Ward Councillor she has worked residents and many organisations on issues associated with air-quality, public protection, public realm and planning.

Tim Barnes

Having moved to the area around Fitzrovia while a student at UCL, Tim now lives in Soho. 

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

Margot Bright

Margot has lived in Westminster for over 30 years. During that time, she has been an active within the community as a long-standing member local residents’ associations; SEBRA and BRA. Margot has also sat on the Safer Neighbourhoods Panel and serves as a trustee of Paddington Charities.

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 with 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 Deputy Leader of the council and Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration.  He is a former leader of the council and has held a number of other Cabinet ro

Danny Chalkley

Danny Chalkley has represented Vincent Square Ward since 2002. He has worked persistently to address many local problems and improve the quality of life for those living and working in the area. He has served as a Cabinet Member for many years and sat on numerous committees.