Category Archives: Church Street

Westminster Council’s failure on homelessness and drugs means public conveniences in Church Street will not be re-opened

Westminster Council has responded to a petition calling on them to re-open the public toilets in Church Street by claiming that homelessness and drug-dealing means they will remain shuttered. The written response, approved by the Cabinet member for Finance, Property … Continue reading

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Priced out: blow for Westminster residents as luxury 200-home Paddington development given go ahead with just 32 ‘affordable’ flats

The ‘Evening Standard’ reports: “One of Britain’s biggest property developers has been allowed to flout rules on affordable housing in central London, claiming it can’t afford to build homes for locals and first-time buyers. Despite Westminster council’s policy that all … Continue reading

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Time to get a move on with Church Street regeneration say Labour

Church Street Labour Councillor Barbara Grahame says: “In 2010 the council published its Housing Renewal Strategy which identified Church Street for renewal. Church Street was selected because with 11,000 residents in 5,000 households it had: 78% children lived in income … Continue reading

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Karen Buck MP calls on Westminster Council to give answers on long-delayed Church Street regeneration

Karen Buck MP has written to Barbara Brownlee, Director of Housing at Westminster Council asking for answers to a series of questions on age long-delayed Church Street regeneration plans, that have so far delivered no new homes since the plans … Continue reading

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Westminster Council Regeneration Schemes Hit Further delays

Residents in Church Street and the Ebury Bridge Estate in Pimlico who have been waiting many years for better housing have been hit by further delays to Westminster Council’s estate regeneration plans. According to Labour Councillors, both the Church Street … Continue reading

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Aicha Less celebrates victory for Labour in Church Street

Labour’s Aicha Less was elected as the new Councillor for Church Street ward following a thumping by-election victory. Aicha won 2174 votes to the Conservative candidate’s 512 votes on a 44.95% turnout, meaning she won 70.3% of valid votes cast. … Continue reading

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Church Street regeneration plans over a year behind schedule

Labour Councillors will be highlighting the 12 month delay in starting work on the Church Street regeneration programme at the Council meeting on Wednesday 27th April. A motion, to be moved by Councillor Guthrie McKie and seconded by Church Street … Continue reading

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