Category Archives: Westminster City Council

The City West Homes Nightmare Continues – 25 more ‘nightmare’ stories

Westminster City Council’s decision to scrap City West Homes and bring it in-house has been welcomed across the city by tenants and leaseholders. The Labour Group’s year-long campaign on behalf of Westminster’s 22,000 tenants and leaseholders has been totally vindicated. … Continue reading

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Churchill Gardens Parking – We push for compensation for residents

Churchill Ward Councillors Shamim Talukder and Andrea Mann met with representatives of Churchill Gardens Resident Association, CityWest Homes and Westminster Council to discuss issues with parking on Churchill Gardens estate. Since CityWest Homes took over parking enforcement on Churchill Gardens … Continue reading

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Westminster Labour makes the case for a Tourist Tax to improve local services for visitors, residents and business

Westminster Labour Councillors say introducing a small Tourist Tax on hotel bedroom occupancy could raise over £25 million a year and help to pay for the costs of keeping the city attractive and providing the everyday public service which visitors … Continue reading

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Please sign the petition to save Dolphin Square

Dolphin Square is at risk! We urge Westminster City Council to prioritise the protection of irreplaceable heritage, and the rights of both residents, neighbours and low-income residents of the borough, by applying national and your own local policies to refuse the current … Continue reading

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Residents, businesses and traders send an Open letter to the Leader of Westminster Council about the demolition of the Berwick Street, Soho community

Residents, businesses and traders have sent an Open letter to the Leader of Westminster City Council concerning the demolition of the Berwick Street, Soho community   Dear Nickie Aiken, We write to request extraordinary measures, for your immediate intervention and council … Continue reading

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23 more City West Homes ‘Horror Stories’

We thought (and hoped) City West Homes had, at last, turned the corner and was heading for an improved service. How wrong we were! As this tweet from Karen Buck MP illustrates, City West Homes’ performance continues to create new … Continue reading

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Labour calls for action on stalled Berwick Street building site

Councillor Pancho Lewis, Labour West End Councillor, has called on Westminster City Council to take action to speed up building work on the long-delayed building site at 90-104 Berwick Street, following concerns raised by local residents. Residents say: “I am … Continue reading

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