Category Archives: Westminster City Council

Churchill Labour Councillors call for urgent review of CityWest Homes call centre

Churchill Ward Labour Councillors Shamim Talukder and Jason Williams have written to Jonathan Cowie, Chief Executive of CityWest Homes (CWH) to call for an urgent review of CWH’s call centre. Councillor Williams said: “We are getting continual reports of residents … Continue reading

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Do Westminster Council’s Planning policies apply to Conservative Councillors?

Last week Westminster City Council said it will crack down on “super-sized” properties as it attempts to deal with a shortage of affordable housing. On Tuesday, the Council’s Planning Committee rejected an application by Ashley Tabor, the owner of the Classic FM, Heart and … Continue reading

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Churchill Labour Councillors request new deadlines for Ebury Bridge consultation

Churchill Ward Labour Councillors Shamim Talukder and Jason Williams have written to Westminster Council’s Conservative Cabinet member for Housing, Councillor Rachael Robathan, to ask for the Ebury Bridge Estate consultation timescale to be extended to allow more residents a say. … 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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Priced out: blow for Westminster residents as luxury 200-home Paddington development given go ahead with just 32 ‘affordable’ flats

The ‘Evening Standard’ reports: “One of Britain’s biggest property developers has been allowed to flout rules on affordable housing in central London, claiming it can’t afford to build homes for locals and first-time buyers. Despite Westminster council’s policy that all … Continue reading

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Labour Councillors call for a referendum on any Ebury Bridge Estate Regeneration Plans

Churchill Ward Labour Councillors Jason Williams and Shamim Talukder have called for residents to be at the heart of any new plans for Ebury Bridge Estate and for the final plans to be agreed by a referendum of all residents. … Continue reading

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Petition to stop school cuts in Vincent Square Ward

We have started a petition calling on Westminster City Council to urge the Government to scrap the school funding proposals which will mean that five schools serving families in Vincent Square Ward will lose out, including, Millbank Academy (lose £72,000); Burdett Coutts … Continue reading

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