Category Archives: Tall Buildings

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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