Tag Archives: housing

Revealed: 80% of West End residents oppose Westminster Council plans to build tall buildings

A West End Labour survey has today found that residents overwhelmingly oppose plans to build more tall buildings in Westminster. More than 80% of respondents believe that Westminster Council is wrong to want to develop more skyscrapers and tall buildings. Residents cited the following concerns: … Continue reading

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Labour demand information on Westminster Council plans to charge homeless families £12 a week to store possessions

Labour Councillors have called on Westminster Council to release all the internal emails and reports about a letter which was sent to households in temporary accommodation telling them their possessions could be destroyed if they did not pay a weekly … Continue reading

Posted in Council finances, Council tenants, Homeless Families, Labour Councillors, Westminster City Council, Westminster Council waste | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

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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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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So much for the new broom as Westminster Council continues to accept cheques instead of affordable housing

When Robert Davis was moved from his 17 year chairmanship of the Planning Committee on Westminster City Council, residents hoped the ‘new broom’ Richard Beddoe would firmly insist the local community got a better share out of the development boom. … Continue reading

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Karen Buck MP calls on Westminster Council to give answers on long-delayed Church Street regeneration

Karen Buck MP has written to Barbara Brownlee, Director of Housing at Westminster Council asking for answers to a series of questions on age long-delayed Church Street regeneration plans, that have so far delivered no new homes since the plans … 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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