Category Archives: Harrow Road

Labour hit out at Harrow Road planning delays

Labour have reacted angrily to Westminster Council’s announcement that they are shelving already long delayed plans for public engagement around the Harrow Road Area Planning Framework until 2019, after completion of the new City Plan for all of Westminster. After … Continue reading

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Harrow Road Fire – Update

As many will know, a significant fire broke out on Friday morning (24th February) on the Harrow Road. Ten fire engines and over seventy firefighters were involved in bringing the blaze under control. Thankfully there were no reported injuries. Unconfirmed … Continue reading

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Labour anger as Tory cuts gut the historic Stowe Youth Club

Westminster Labour Group and Westbourne Ward Councillors are furious that as a result of Conservative Council cuts the Stowe Youth Club on Harrow Road is being forced to close almost all its services for local young people and lay off … Continue reading

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Westbourne Labour Councillors and Karen Buck speak out over Hathaway House development plans

Westbourne’s Labour Councillors and Karen Buck MP have spoken out about controversial plans for a 16 storey tower on the Hathaway House site on Woodfield Road. Building on long standing concerns that they have raised with the developers and the … Continue reading

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Local residents and Labour Councillors have been fighting for the future of the Chippenham Pub on Shirland Road.

The Chippenham  was closed with little warning in early 2015 after being purchased by developers. A dilapidated ‘shop’ has since been run out of the premises in a clear attempt to circumvent planning guidelines that protect pubs. The owners have … Continue reading

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North Westminster Drug and Alcohol Service to close as Council cuts hit drug and sexual health work

Westminster Council, in yet another round of budget cuts, has announced a funding reduction of £1.4m from Substance Misuse programmes and £0.7m from Sexual Health schemes. This will mean the sudden closure on March 31st of the vitally important North … Continue reading

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Betting shop plan for Prince of Wales pub on Harrow Road refused

A last night’s Planning Committee the proposed change of use of the Prince of Wales pub on the Harrow Road to a betting shop was unanimously refused. Two separate petitions containing 768 signatures combined were collected and 80 individual objections … Continue reading

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