Category Archives: Mayfair

West End Labour helps Curzon Mayfair fight off closure threat

Following an outcry of protest from the local community and a petition led by the West End Labour Action Team, the much-loved Curzon Mayfair cinema has moved closer to staving off the threat of closure. This week developers Vevil International … 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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Save the Curzon Cinema Mayfair

Pancho Lewis of the West End Labour Action Team has started a petition to save the Curzon Cinema in Mayfair. The petition reads: “It is an absolute travesty that developers 38 Curzon Ltd have called on the Curzon to fork … 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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Grosvenor Film Festival Kicks Off – Support the Westminster Foodbank

The Nomad Cinema will open its gates with six nights at Grosvenor Square over the next two weeks as part of The Grosvenor Film Festival. The two ‘Breakfast’ screenings allows the audience to support Foodbank by bringing along any breakfast … Continue reading

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Housing Minister urged to meet Westminster Residents’ Associations to discuss short term lets

Labour Councillors have called on Housing Minister Kris Hopkins MP to meet the Westminster Amenity Societies Forum, comprising local residents and amenity associations in Westminster, to discuss the Government’s plans to lift the long-standing controls on flats being renting out … Continue reading

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Westminster Council increases the cost of getting married by up to 50%

Westminster Council is increasing the cost of getting married by up to 50%, as the cost of living crisis hits beyond Council rents (up by more than twice the rate of inflation) and the cost of a residents’ parking permit … Continue reading

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