Category Archives: Housing

Churchill Gardens Parking – We push for compensation for residents

Churchill Ward Councillors Shamim Talukder and Andrea Mann met with representatives of Churchill Gardens Resident Association, CityWest Homes and Westminster Council to discuss issues with parking on Churchill Gardens estate. Since CityWest Homes took over parking enforcement on Churchill Gardens … Continue reading

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Labour welcomes Westminster Council’s decision to close CityWest Homes and bring services back in house

Labour are delighted that Westminster Council have finally listened to the long-standing concerns of local residents and Labour councillors by taking the much needed decision to take control of Westminster’s Housing Services back in house and closing its arms-length management … Continue reading

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Labour call for CityWest to be scrapped and for urgent reforms as 86% of residents slam the service

Westminster Labour have formally set out their recommendations for reform of Westminster’s Housing management (cwh-review-westminster-labour-submission.pdf), views that have been fed into the Council’s internal reviews of the future of CityWest Homes. These policy positions have been supported by the findings … Continue reading

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CityWest Homes review – time for residents to have their say

After belatedly recognising the declining performance of CityWest Homes (the Arms Length Management Organisation that runs Westminster’s housing stock) Westminster Council’s Conservative leadership announced a review, led by consultants Campbell Tickell, looking at the organisation’s performance and structures. Labour is … Continue reading

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Westminster Labour welcomes London Mayor’s pressure for a ballot on Church Street Masterplan

Westminster Labour warmly welcomes the decision by the Mayor of London, Labour’s Sadiq Khan, that from now on any regeneration scheme that involves the demolition of social housing must have a resident ballot if it involves any money from City … Continue reading

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Twelve more scandals from City West Homes

Council elections come and go but City West Homes’ performance just gets worse. Over the past few weeks since the Council elections we have received scores of cries for help from City West Homes tenants and leaseholders and here are … 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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