Category Archives: West End

Berwick Street Market privatisation U-Turn welcomed by Labour

Labour Councillors and the West End Labour Action Team have welcomed Westminster City Council’s U-turn on plans to privatise Berwick Street Market following a year-long campaign from market traders who organised a 37,000-signatrure petition against the privatisation proposals. With just … Continue reading

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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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Standing up for private renters: West End Labour wants to hear your views

The West End Labour Action Team has launched its 5 point plan for private renters. The team is calling on residents, businesses and workers in the West End to feedback their views. Click here to get your voice heard. The … Continue reading

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Labour call on Westminster Conservatives to donate West End fund-raising profits to local youth services

Labour Councillors have called on Westminster Conservatives to donate the profits from their fund-raising dinner in the West End on 8th February to local youth services. Home Secretary Amber Rudd will be the guest speaker and the Conservatives will be … Continue reading

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Further blow to Berwick Street Market as traders lose parking places despite £12 million increase in parking income for Westminster

Berwick Street Market traders have suffered a further blow when their parking places have been lost due to the redevelopment scheme alongside Kemp House, despite Westminster City Council raking in an extra £12 million through parking charges and fines. Berwick … Continue reading

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Neglected West End telephone boxes are a safe haven for anti social behaviour

The West End Labour Action team has followed up residents’ concerns with Westminster Council on the state of the BT phone boxes in the area.   Phone boxes have become a focus for anti-social behaviour (including drug taking, defecation and urination) and … Continue reading

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TfL consultation on proposed changes to 23 bus routes serving central London

Transport for London has launched a consultation on proposed changes to 23 bus routes serving central London. Tfl say: “The proposals will help buses get to and through central London quickly and reliably and better match bus services with demand … Continue reading

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