Category Archives: Victoria

Labour call for empty homes in Victoria to be brought back to use

Westminster Labour Councillors are calling for 60 homes in Castle Lane and Palace Street, Victoria, that have been empty since 2012, to be brought back into use immediately. The empty homes are owned by Land Securities who bought them for £22.5m … Continue reading

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‘Carbuncle Cup’ success for Westminster Conservatives

The Nova development, opposite Victoria Station, which was given planning permission by Westminster Conservatives in 2009, has won the ‘Carbuncle Cup’ which is awarded annually by Building Design magazine to the UK’s ugliest building. It was the biggest consent Westminster Council … Continue reading

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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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Churchill Labour Councillors take action on Coach Parking

Churchill Ward Labour Councillors Jason Williams and Shamim Talukder have been working with Council officers to ask for urgent action on Coach parking on Ebury Bridge Road and Pimlico Road. Residents have been contacting Councillors with examples of Coaches parked … Continue reading

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Residents, activists, and politicians from all major parties tell Boris Johnson: Westminster fire station closures is ‘bad politics’

Mayor of London Boris Johnson’s plans to axe Westminster fire station have been slammed by an alliance of residents and politicians from all major parties. Mr Johnson came under attack at an impassioned public meeting to discuss the closure of … Continue reading

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Public Meeting on closure of Westminster fire station – Tuesday 11th June

Residents will have their chance to grill Fire chiefs on plans to close Westminster fire station at a public meeting on Tuesday 11th June. The station in Greycoat Place, Victoria, is one of 12 facing closure in the capital to … Continue reading

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Westminster Fire Station closure – The Facts

Westminster fire station in Greycoat Place has responded to 722 incidents in the last 6 months. Out of these, 639 occurred within the City of Westminster (88.5% of the total number of incidents). However, that is not the whole story. … Continue reading

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