Churchill

About our ward

We are the long thin ward, the one on the western edge of our constituency. We stretch from the river all the way to lower Belgravia. We have a high proportion of social housing, but we have people living in every sort of accommodation, from a large estate like Churchill Gardens to the white stucco villas of Thomas Cubitt.

With our varied social events, our canvassing and our leafleting, we hope to extend our reach to everyone in the ward.

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Our local team

Chairman: 

Vice Chairman: 

Hon Secretary: 

Councillor: Murad Gassanly 

Campaigns

No to Nine Elms Bridge

First, a very BIG thanks to all residents who went to the Nine Elms Bridge promoters’ exhibition at St Saviour’s Church Hall and Pimlico Academy in July to tell the promoters what the people of Pimlico think about a bridge landing on one of our few riverside spaces.  We hope that the promoters ha

People

Murad Gassanly

First elected in 2014 and representing Churchill Ward in Pimlico, Murad joined the Conservative Group at the City of Westminster Council in July 2017. He is a freelance political consultant, specialising in energy politics in the Caspian Sea region.

News

Westminster City Council launch information page for Coronavirus

Westminster City Council has launched an advice and information page for Coronavirus. The page, which will be updated to reflect events, includes updates to Council Services, links to healthcare advice and information about how people can help. You can reach the page here .

Improvements to Elizabeth Street

People living on and around Elizabeth Street have often raised concerns around traffic and road issues in the area. Cllr Gassanly, working closely with Knightsbridge and Belgravia councillors, helped to secure a number of measures to improve the situation.

Dockless Bikes - New byelaw

Whilst  your Councillors are very supportive of cycling, we have received numerous complaints of Lime Bikes, Mobikes etc "abandoned" on the highway, very often on a narrow pavement causing an obstruction making it difficult for pedestrians to pass; particularly those in a wheelchair or children i

Food-waste recycling trial

Westminster City Council is introducing a food waste recycling trial at Churchill Gardens in autumn 2019. The estate is part of city-wide trial with around 7,500 households taking part across Westminster. It may expand further in the future.