Category Archives: Fitzrovia

Why I am standing for Labour in Cities of London & Westminster – Ibrahim Dogus

My name is Ibrahim Dogus and I’m standing as the Labour candidate in Cities of London and Westminster at the general election. After coming to London at the age of 14 with my family as political refugees from Turkey, I … Continue reading

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Oxford Street pedestrianisation update – Mayor responds to questions

The Mayor, Sadiq Khan has responded to two questions from London Assembly Member Andrew Dismore on the proposal to pedestrianise Oxford Street: Question from Andrew Dismore How will pedestrianisation impact on residential areas north and south of Oxford Street including Fitzrovia, … Continue reading

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Westminster Labour Councillors raise residents’ concerns about Oxford Street pedestrianisation plans

Westminster Labour Councillors have called for a meeting with Mayor Sadiq Khan and Valerie Shawcross, Deputy mayor for Transport to raise concerns expressed by residents of Fitzrovia, Soho, north Mayfair and Marylebone about the local impact of plans  to pedestrianise Oxford Street by 2020. Labour … Continue reading

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More Fitzrovia offices to become luxury flats

The ‘Fitzrovia News’ reports; “The PR firm Freud Communications looks set to say farewell to its long-time home on Newman Street after Westminster council gave permission for the office block to be converted into 23 luxury flats. A planning application … Continue reading

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Low amount of social housing proposed for the former Royal Mail delivery centre in Rathbone Place

The Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Association says; “The former Royal Mail delivery centre in Rathbone Place goes to Westminster Council’s planning committee this Tuesday (ref 13/04844/FULL). The proposal is to create a mix of offices, retail, restaurants and housing on the site … Continue reading

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Fitzrovia West Neighbourhood Area application submitted to Westminster Council

‘Fitzrovia News’ reports; “A group of residents and business owners on the Westminster side of Fitzrovia have submitted a Neighbourhood Area application to Westminster Council for designation under the Localism Act. The application which was submitted at the end of … Continue reading

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