Category Archives: Council leaseholders

Ebury Bridge Estate: Westminster Labour continues call for full resident ballot following Council’s decision to demolish estate

Labour Councillors are calling on Westminster City Council to hold a residents’ ballot on Ebury Bridge Estate, after its Cabinet approved the proposal for full demolition of the 1930s-built, majority social housing, estate in London SW1. At the Cabinet Meeting … Continue reading

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Labour calls for an end to CityWest Homes

After months of complaints by local residents and campaigning by Westminster Labour Councillors the Conservative Council have finally admitted there is a problem with the operation of CityWest Homes, the ‘Arms Length Management Organisation’ that manages the council’s housing. The … Continue reading

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Even more ‘Nightmare Stories from City West Homes – another 20 more stories and only a change of control at Westminster Council will make a difference

When we launched our first set of 20 ‘Nightmare Stories from City West Homes’ in January 2018 we thought that this would spur Conservative Councillors and City West staff in to action. But all we heard was first, a denial … Continue reading

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Westminster Labour’s plan of action to stop CityWest Homes and local Housing Associations failing our residents

Residents are angry with the very poor performance of CityWest Homes, the organisation that manages the homes of council tenants and leaseholders on behalf of Westminster Council. Service standards have clearly deteriorated after Conservative council cuts to the housing management … Continue reading

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Labour speaks up for Church Street Masterplan leaseholders

Church Street Councillor Aicha Less spoke in support of leaseholders affected by the Masterplan at the Council meeting on 24th January. She said: “We welcome, Westminster City Council’s firm commitment – “Where leaseholders have opted to remain in, or return … Continue reading

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City West Homes fails to pay a bill and leaves Regency Street residents without an entryphone

Labour Westminster Councillors have called on City West Homes to explain why an entryphone system at Vincent House in Regency Street, SW1 has not been working for over two months, despite residents reporting this problem on numerous occasions. Residents say: … Continue reading

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Churchill Labour Councillors call for urgent review of CityWest Homes call centre

Churchill Ward Labour Councillors Shamim Talukder and Jason Williams have written to Jonathan Cowie, Chief Executive of CityWest Homes (CWH) to call for an urgent review of CWH’s call centre. Councillor Williams said: “We are getting continual reports of residents … Continue reading

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