Category Archives: Bayswater

Westminster council under fire as £1 billion regeneration of Queensway may include only four ‘affordable’ homes

        The ‘Evening Standard’ reports: “The much-vaunted £1 billion regeneration of Queensway is shaping up to include almost no “affordable” homes for young Londoners or key workers. In the latest example of a developer wanting to go … Continue reading

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Call to Westminster Council to stop Deliveroo drivers from parking illegally in Garway Road, Bayswater

We have called on Westminster Council to stop Deliveroo drivers from parking illegally in Garway Road, Bayswater. Residents say: “To add insult to injury, the bike riders seem to be habitual litterers, dropping empty drinks cans and bottles on the … Continue reading

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The battle to save Whiteleys in Bayswater continues

The battle to save Whiteleys in Bayswater continues. Councillor Paul Dimoldenberg has written a letter to members of the Planning Committee urging them to reject the current proposals: “Over 30 years ago, in the mid 1980s, I helped to set … Continue reading

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Petition launched to “Stop the Paddington super-tower!”

A number of residents have brought to our attention that The Skyline Campaign has launched a petition against the ‘Paddington Shard’ The campaign says: “A 72-storey skyscraper – nick-named the Paddington ‘Pole’ – is proposed immediately adjacent to Brunel’s Grade … Continue reading

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Whiteleys plans unveiled – please let us know what you think

Please let us know you views on proposals for Whiteleys announced by Meyer Bergman and Warrior Group, which they say “will transform Bayswater and Queensway through a mixed-use revitalisation of the landmark building”. Meyer Bergman and Warrior Group say: “A … Continue reading

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Labour call for urgent action to restrict the number of ‘iceberg’ basements in Westminster

Westminster Council’s Planning Committees have given planning permission to 31 ‘iceberg’ basements since the start of 2015, leading to Labour Councillors to call for urgent action to restrict basement excavations to just one storey and to stop homeowners digging under … Continue reading

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De-regulation of short lets – a disaster for Westminster residents

Labour Councillors, alongside Karen Buck MP, continue to oppose the government’s proposals to weaken the regulation of holiday and short term lets. Along with most of Westminster’s amenity societies, we fear this will pile yet more pressure onto areas like … Continue reading

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