Hyde Park

About our ward

Hyde Park Ward is bordered by the Bayswater Road, Gloucester Terrace, Marylebone Flyover and Edgware Road. It is home to Paddington Station, the development around Paddington Basin, St. Mary's Hospital (part of the Imperial College Healthcare Trust which is the UK's first Academic Health Science Centre) the only Hospital in the City of Westminster, and the bustle of Edgware Road. Crossrail will run under our streets.

Tucked amongst these landmarks are residential garden squares, flats, offices and local shops. We are a thriving and multiculturally diverse society with the peace of Hyde Park on our doorstep!

We, the local Conservatives, are a merry band always looking for innovative ways of fundraising and enjoying ourselves and welcome new members with open arms. We campaign on both local and national issues and keep in touch with electors through our publications and personal visits.

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Our local team

Chairman: Matthew Hindhaugh

Vice Chairman: Tugce Uz

Councillors: Heather Acton, Ian Adams & Antonia Cox

People

Heather Acton

Heather Acton has lived in Westminster for over thirty years and was elected councillor for Hyde Park ward in 2010, expressing her desire to work to provide a healthy living environment in Westminster for all residents.

Antonia Cox

Antonia Cox has lived in Hyde Park ward with her family for nearly 20 years and is Vice Chairman of Governors at Marylebone Boys' School. Those of us who know this area well appreciate its thriving community and church groups, and wonderful Hyde Park on our doorsteps.

Ian Adams

Ian Adams was first elected to Westminster City Council in 2002.  He has lived on the Hyde Park Estate with his partner, now husband, Christopher since 2001.  Ian has wide-ranging interests at Westminster Council.

News

Westminster City Council Opens Dudley House

Conservative-led Westminster City Council is committed to making Westminster an affordable place to live and work. To this end, the Council has just completed another innovative affordable housing scheme in Paddington Basin. 

Don't block the pavement in Paddington

A local resident got in touch with us about advertising boards in the middle of the pedestrian path at Paddington Central. We asked the Paddington BID to help by contacting the business to ask for the boards to be removed from the pedestrian route, which has now happened. 

Tackling the impact of short-letting near Hyde Park

Local Conservative Councillors continue to fight the scourge of short-term letting. When furniture was left outside a short-term let on Oxford Square, we asked Westminster Council to arrange to have the furniture removed and for enforcement action to be taken.

Westminster-Wide 20mph speed limit

Conservative run Westminster is making our roads safer and greener by planning to introduce a City-wide 20mph speed limit. ​

This week, the Council launched a consultation on implementing a 20mph speed limit to cover the entirety of Westminster. ​

Council Trials Electric Bin Lorries

In a London-first, Conservative-led Westminster City Council is trialling two electric powered waste collection vehicles over the next two years.

Shisha update

Officers from Westminster City Council, the Metropolitan Police and tax inspectors recently checked out 90 cafes providing shisha and confiscated suspected illegal tobacco from 45 of them. Other criminal offences were also investigated.

Please bear with us as broadband is upgraded!

We know that recent road closures and parking suspensions have been infuriating, so thank you for your patience as this work is completed. Improving broadband is vital to Westminster’s economy, home to many major company headquarters and three percent of UK GDP – more than the City of London.