Category Archives: Tall Buildings

Labour to scrap Westminster Council’s tall building plans if elected in May

Westminster Labour Group are committing to scrapping the Conservative Council’s proposed approach to tall buildings if Labour are elected to run Westminster at the May 3rd Council Elections. In March 2017 Westminster Council launched a consultation on its plans entitled … Continue reading

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Open letter: Westminster Council’s plans for skyscrapers

You may be aware that Westminster City Council is running a consultation about relaxing planning regulations to build skyscrapers in the borough. West End Labour has paired up with Wendy Shillam, of FitzWest Neighbourhood Forum, and the skyline campaigner Barbara Weiss … Continue reading

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Labour challenges Conservative Council plans for yet more tall buildings

Westminster Labour Group has a number of concerns about proposals set out in the Conservative Council’s ‘Building height: Getting the right kind of growth for Westminster’ consultation. While couched in somewhat vague language, it is clear that the push from … Continue reading

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Revealed: 80% of West End residents oppose Westminster Council plans to build tall buildings

A West End Labour survey has today found that residents overwhelmingly oppose plans to build more tall buildings in Westminster. More than 80% of respondents believe that Westminster Council is wrong to want to develop more skyscrapers and tall buildings. Residents cited the following concerns: … Continue reading

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West End Green plans opposed by Labour Councillors – not enough affordable housing and too tall

Westminster City Council’s Labour Councillors object to the current proposal for 285-329 Edgware Road (West End Green) [council ref: 15/11677/FULL] on the basis that the proposed scheme conflicts with the council’s policies relating to: Affordable housing; Tall buildings and protection … Continue reading

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