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

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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

Elected as a Labour Party Councillor in 2014 and representing Churchill Ward in Pimlico, Murad joined the Conservative Group at the City of Westminster Council in July 2017.

News

Nine Elms Bridge update

When more than 10,000 Pimlico residents were surveyed about the proposed Nine Elms Bridge, 97% of respondents said ‘No’ as it would bring 18,000 commuters through our quiet Pimlico streets everyday. 

Council implements leafing clearing plan

You may have noticed that our trees have started to shed their leaves. From 5th November, Westminster City County began implementing its ‘Leafing Plan’.

Armistice Remembrance

The weekend of 9th – 11th November saw Westminster Council commemorate 100 years since the end of the First World War. As a Council, we work very closely with the Armed Forces supporting a number of initiatives.

Churchill Policing Update

Churchill Conservatives joined our colleagues across Westminster in the campaign to save Belgravia Police Station. Sadly, the Labour Mayor Sadiq Khan refused to listen to us and is continuing with the planned closure.

Ebury Bridge for all - An update from Cllr Gassanly

I strongly welcome Westminster Council’s decision to go ahead with building 750 new homes as part of its Ebury Bridge estate development. At least 342 of these will be affordable housing.

Balmoral Castle Petition Update

As your local Conservative councillor I have been campaigning for the Balmoral Castle site on Churchill Gardens estate to be used for sheltered and community-supported social housing. Last year I organised a petition which was signed by over 300 Churchill Gardens residents.