Category Archives: Marylebone

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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Westminster residents to pay £1,387,000 bill for failed Luxborough Street library project

Westminster Council Tax payers have had to foot a £1,387,000 bill for Westminster Conservatives’ failed attempts to build an underground library in Luxborough Street as a replacement for the long-delayed Marylebone Library. The £1,387,000 bill comes at the same time … Continue reading

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Westminster Conservatives say yes to TRIPLE basement in quiet Marylebone Mews

Westminster Conservatives have voted to give planning permission to the Howard de Walden Estate for a triple basement to house a proton beam therapy unit in Devonshire Mews West, Marylebone, a quiet residential cul-de-sac in Marylebone, despite adopting a new … 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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Labour calls on Westminster Council to come clean on its failure to start work on the long-delayed Marylebone Library

Labour Councillors have called on Westminster Council to come clean on why construction of the long-delayed Marylebone Library on Luxborough Street has yet to start. The new underground library was supposed to have been opened this summer but building work has yet … Continue reading

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Welcome for Low Emission Neighbourhood for Marylebone

Westminster Labour Councillors have welcomed the Mayor’s announcement of a Low Emission Neighbourhood (LEN) for Marylebone. The LEN was one of eight announced by the Mayor and is funded by the Mayor’s Air Quality Fund with match funding with the … 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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