Marylebone High Street

About our ward

We are a team who constantly aspires to bring local Conservatives together.

Our social events, underpinned by talks on a variety of topics, provide an opportunity for long term residents to welcome those who have recently moved to this vibrant part of Marylebone Village, which includes one of the most charming high streets in London, the Wallace Collection, Wigmore Hall and other attractions.

Our team reflects the diversity of our local community. There are people from six different countries among our younger and older members. 

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Our local team

Chairman: Giovania Rowley

Vice Chairman: Simon Gibb and Andrew Penson

Hon Secretary: Paul Walker

Councillors: Iain Bott, Ian Rowley & Karen Scarborough

 

People

Iain Bott

Iain Bott lives and works as a dentist in Marylebone. He has represented residents on various issues from excessive developments to health needs since being elected in May 2013.

Ian Rowley

Ian Rowley has lived in Marylebone High Street Ward for 23 years and have represented its residents on the Council since 2007, where his activities have covered crime and disorder, housing, financial, commercial and strategic matters.

Karen Scarborough

Karen Scarborough lives bordering Marylebone with her family. She has a legal and business background and has helped resolve community issues, balancing the needs of local residents and businesses for the Hyde Park Estate Association, including concert noise levels in the Park. She also volunteer

News

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.

Update on Oxford Street district

Westminster City Council’s Cabinet met on 25 October and gave the go-ahead to take detailed proposals for the Oxford Street District (OSD) to a public consultation that will run from 6th November to 16th December.

Air quality in Marylebone

Air quality is a top priority for our residents. Your council has launched the following initiatives in Marylebone:

Oxford Street District Improvement Project

Westminster City Council rejected the Mayor of London's seriously misguided plans for the pedestrianisation of Oxford Street after a thorough review following consultation with residents and businesses. 

Leader's Update October 2018

Dear resident

Four months ago, the people of Westminster had their say in the hardest fought local election for many years. I am delighted and humbled that they overwhelmingly chose to put their trust once again in the local Conservatives to run their council.