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Churchill Ward Labour Councillors slam further delays and broken promises on the Ebury Bridge Estate

  Churchill Ward Labour Councillors Jason Williams and Shamim Talukder have slammed Westminster Council for further delays and broken promises on the Ebury Bridge Estate. In a strongly-worded letter to new Housing Cabinet Member Rachel Robathan, they say: “We were … Continue reading

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Nearly £30 Million spent on Ebury Bridge Estate regeneration plan without a brick being laid

Questioning from Labour Councillors has revealed that an eye-watering £29 million has been spent on the Ebury Bridge Estate regeneration scheme before a brick has even been laid. Residents in the Ebury Bridge Estate in Pimlico have been waiting over 3 years for … Continue reading

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Tell Karen Buck MP what you think of Airbnb short term lettings – complete the survey

Complaints about “nuisance” noise from Airbnb properties have increased more than seven-fold over the past year. Labour MP for Westminster North Karen Buck said: “Residents in some apartment blocks are effectively living in a hotel. The comings and goings and … Continue reading

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Westminster Council Regeneration Schemes Hit Further delays

Residents in Church Street and the Ebury Bridge Estate in Pimlico who have been waiting many years for better housing have been hit by further delays to Westminster Council’s estate regeneration plans. According to Labour Councillors, both the Church Street … Continue reading

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Housing in Westminster – some constructive suggestions

Below is a letter to the Leader of Westminster Council from Church Street Labour Councillor Vincenzo Rampulla Dear Philippa, Housing in Westminster – some constructive suggestions At last week’s Council meeting, I felt very little was said about housing in … Continue reading

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Labour’s Westminster Councillors call on council to join legal bid to stop forced RTB sales

Labour’s Westminster Councillors have today called on Council Leader, Councillor Philippa Roe, and Cabinet Member for Housing, Councillor Daniel Astaire, to join other London councils in mounting a legal challenge against the Government plans to force the sale of council … Continue reading

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A double whammy for social housing in Westminster

A recent report by the respected housing charity Shelter has identified that under the Conservative Government’s plans to sell off high value council homes would mean Westminster has to sell off a massive 76.3% of its much needed council homes … Continue reading

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