Tachbrook

About the ward 

Tachbrook ward is a diverse, primarily residential, community occupying the south east of Pimlico, from St George’s drive to the Vauxhall Bridge road and from the river to Tachbrook market. It has a rich mix of independent shops, centred around both Moreton Street and Lupus Street to the south and Tachbrook market to the north. Tachbrook ward is home to the green open spaces of St George’s Square and Pimlico gardens on the river as well as Pimlico Academy and the Westminster boating base. It is also includes several large architecturally significant residential developments including the Lillington and Longmoore Garden Estates and Dolphin Square.

The ward is currently represented by three Conservative councillors; Jim Glen, Angela Harvey and James Spencer. 

To find out more about them, you can visit their respective pages by clicking on the links below.

People

Angela Harvey

Angela first came to live in Pimlico nearly thirty years ago and she was elected to the Council in 2002.  As Cabinet Member for Housing she led Westminster to become the top housing authority in the country, and brought affordable housing opportunities into Tachbrook and Pimlico. 

Jim Glen

Jim has lived in Pimlico for more than 20 years with his wife, Claire.  They are bringing up their children here, enjoying the excellent facilities that Pimlico has to offer, from the QM Sports Centre to the Westminster boating base.

James Spencer

James has been involved in local government for some years having been a local and a parish councillor before moving to London in 2015 to work for an educational charity in Pimlico. James really values the village atmosphere we have in Tachbrook Ward.

News

Nine Elms Bridge update

When more than 10,000 Pimlico residents were surveyed about the proposed Nine Elms Bridge, 97% of respondents said ‘No’ as it would bring 18,000 commuters through our quiet Pimlico streets everyday. 

Council implements leafing clearing plan

You may have noticed that our trees have started to shed their leaves. From 5th November, Westminster City County began implementing its ‘Leafing Plan’.

Armistice Remembrance

The weekend of 9th – 11th November saw Westminster Council commemorate 100 years since the end of the First World War. As a Council, we work very closely with the Armed Forces supporting a number of initiatives.

Improving care at home when you need it

We want to make sure all our elderly get the best care possible. Westminster City Council set up a new team earlier this year to work both with organisations providing care for people at home, and with residential care homes.

Leader's Update October 2018

Dear resident

Four months ago, the people of Westminster had their say in the hardest fought local election for many years. I am delighted and humbled that they overwhelmingly chose to put their trust once again in the local Conservatives to run their council.

Another year of successful exam results in Westminster

Westminster City Council works closely with our schools to make sure everyone gets the best possible educational opportunities. Yet again our students have gained some of the most outstanding results in the country.