Wandsworth Council has come up with proposals to land the Nine Elms-Pimlico bridge on Grosvenor Road, near Churchill Gardens estate. Westminster City Council opposes this plan, especially given widespread concerns and objections raised by local people.
The public realm scheme at the junction of St James’s Street, Pall Mall and Cleveland Place was opened by Prince Charles on 4th March 2019. The public realm changes saw a new roundabout introduced and also extensive pavement and junction upgrades.
Sussex Gardens is now safer for pedestrians and cyclists following the quietway and crossing works. We appreciate that there was some traffic disruption, not helped by Thames Water, but there has been a real improvement in safety as a result.
Conservative led Westminster City Council is calling on the Government to introduce mandatory information sharing between councils and operators such as AirBNB, so that it can enforce the legal limit of 90 days a year for short lets.
The Baker Street Two Way Scheme went live on Sunday 24th February. Councillors with past and present members of the Marylebone Association and St Marylebone Society gathered to watch traffic flow northwards along Baker Street for the first time in many decades.
We have just learnt that the third round of the #MyWestminster Fund is now open. Local groups can apply for up to £10,000 for community projects promoting the environment, neighbourhoods, young people and community cohesion in Westminster.
With a commercial partner, Westminster City Council has supported PaddingtonWorks, which offers market-rate desk space, edit suites and shared meeting room and presentation facilities in Hermitage Street.