Category Archives: Planning permission

Westminster Council orders residents to remove burglar alarms on Bayswater homes

Residents in Hereford Road, Bayswater are up in arms at Westminster Council’s plans to refuse planning permission for burglar alarms on 8 houses in the street after the Council claimed that the alarms are ‘visual clutter’ and will damage the … Continue reading

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Westminster Labour calls for action on Planning transparency

Labour Councillors have called on Westminster Conservatives to urgently deliver much needed change to open up the Planning system so that residents can have more confidence in the transparency of major planning decisions that affect local communities. Residents are particularly keen to … Continue reading

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Tachbrook Conservatives abandon Dolphin Square residents and cave in to Westbrook

A leaflet circulated by Tachbrook Conservatives this week shows they have abandoned Dolphin Square residents and have caved in to Westbrook’s plans for a massive redevelopment. The Conservative leaflet claims that Westbrook are “almost certain” to get permission for their … Continue reading

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Labour opposes the Westbrook plans for Dolphin Square

Labour Tachbrook Ward Candidates, Gillian Arrindell, Terry Harper and Will Thomson, strongly oppose the Westbrook plans to destroy Dolphin Square. We object to Westbrook’s planning application for Dolphin Square on the following grounds: Dolphin Square is a ‘building of special … Continue reading

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Westminster Labour will ensure developers contribute their fair share of properly affordable housing

For far too long Westminster Conservatives’ laissez-faire and overly cosy approach to private developments in our city have led to Westminster having one of the worst records in London on affordable housing. In the most recent official GLA statistics for … Continue reading

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Westminster Labour Group statement on Cllr Robert Davis

Westminster Labour group have cautiously welcomed the news that Councillor Robert Davis, has ‘stepped aside’ from his role as the Conservative Deputy Leader of Westminster City Council and lead on major development projects while an independent investigation of his conduct … Continue reading

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Labour joins campaign to save The Roadhouse in Covent Garden

We are opposing the Capital & Counties (Capco) planning application for The Roadhouse premises at 35 The Piazza, WC2. In a letter to the Council’s Director of Planning, John Walker, we say: “The Roadhouse has traded for over 25 years … Continue reading

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