Knightsbridge & Belgravia

About our ward

Knightsbridge & Belgravia Ward hosts a significant number of fundraising events every year, including their Annual Spring Party & Private View at Bonhams Auction House in Knightsbridge.  They also hold a number of smaller private events in the homes of key supporters. They campaign in all national, local and European elections and are fortunate to achieve some of the highest percentages of Conservative Party support in the UK.

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Our local team

Chairman: Clare de Courcy Ling

Vice Chairman: Jeremy Lucas

Hon Secretary: Lois Pelham-Lane

Councillors: Tony Devenish, Elizabeth Hitchcock & Rachael Robathan

People

Rachael Robathan

Rachael Robathan was a fund manager in the City for almost 20 years, specialising in emerging markets. She has been actively involved in politics for all her adult life and, among other things, was co-Chairman of Contact, a Conservative political lecture group with over 400 members.

Tony Devenish AM

Tony Devenish represents the Knightsbridge & Belgravia ward on Westminster City Council and West Central on the Greater London Authority which includes Westminster. Tony is a self employed interim director in a number of property outsourcing, construction and utilities companies.

Elizabeth Hitchcock

Elizabeth has lived in London for the past 25 years and in Westminster for the past 11 years. She is the mother of four sons, currently working part-time for a Conservative Cabinet Minister and is a trustee of a Westminster-based youth club.

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 .

New public space in Belgravia

Earlier this year, a piece of land was given to the City of Westminster by the owner of Forbes House, the Grade II listed property on West Halkin Street. The land originally comprised part of the garden of Forbes House and will be located on Grosvenor Crescent.

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

Celebrating Christmas!

"It is a huge pleasure, as always, to join in the many festive events across the ward which make Christmas such a special time for our residents and businesses" says local Councillor Rachael Robathan. 

Engine Idling #Don’tBeIdle

Westminster City Council has requested powers to issue instant fines without warning to drivers who are caught leaving their engines running unnecessarily.

Tackling abuse of short-term letting

We know that most homeowners who let on a nightly basis do so within the law and maintain excellent standards. However, we also know short-term letting can cause problems for local people.

Engine Idling #Don’tBeIdle

In another development related to air quality, Westminster City Council has requested powers to issue instant fines without warning to drivers who are caught leaving their engines running unnecessarily.