Category Archives: Bayswater

Westminster Council orders residents to remove burglar alarms on Bayswater homes

Residents in Hereford Road, Bayswater are up in arms at Westminster Council’s plans to refuse planning permission for burglar alarms on 8 houses in the street after the Council claimed that the alarms are ‘visual clutter’ and will damage the … Continue reading

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First success for Bayswater Labour’s Maggie Carman

Bayswater Labour Councillor Maggie Carman has chalked up her first success by ensuring that over 60’s get a concessionary rate at Porchester Turkish Baths. During the recent election campaign, Maggie took up the following issue with the Council: “Before Everyone … Continue reading

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Four more Labour Councillors elected to Westminster Council

Four more Labour Councillors were elected on to Westminster City Council on 3rd May, bringing the total of Labour Councillors to 19. The 4 Labour gains are: Geoff Barraclough and Nafsika Butler-Thalassis in Maida Vale Ward, joining existing Labour Councillor … Continue reading

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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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