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Westminster on Wheels

From 1st April 2019 Westminster City Council’s (WCC) housing stock previously managed by CityWest Homes was transferred back in-house to WCC.

Funding available for community projects

The Community Contribution Fund is a grant that has been voluntary donated by the residents in the highest value properties in Westminster. The scheme is managed by the City of Westminster Charitable Trust and more than £600,000 is now available. Eligible causes include projects that: 

Update on drug operations across Warwick Ward

Sadly, we continue to receive reports of open drug dealing across the ward. When we see the dealing ourselves or hear from concerned residents, we liaise with our local dedicated police officer, PC Henderson and the specialist local gangs’ unit.

The Marylebone Low Emission Neighbourhood

The Marylebone Low Emission Neighbourhood (LEN) project draws to a close, and we are seeking your participation in a short survey (eight questions) to evaluate the project here. Your participation in the survey will help us to improve our working practices on future schemes across the city.  

Progress on Air Quality

Conservative run Westminster City Council is taking drastic action to improve air quality in our city.

The Conservatives won a majority at the last local election on a platform of making Westminster one of the cleanest and greenest cities in the UK, and we’re keeping this promise.

Getting black bins the Piazza

Local community groups have asked if we can run a trial removing the big black bins from Ashley Place by the Cathedral Piazza. Conservative Councillors Chalkley, Harvey and Short have direct experience of how they are used to disguise serious antisocial behaviour.

Campaign to review Liquor Licences for The Dorchester Hotel and 45 Park Lane

Local Conservative Councillors for the West End, Timothy Barnes and Jonathan Glanz, are today calling for a review of the Liquor Licences under which The Dorchester and 45 Park Lane operate. This follows legal changes introduced in Brunei by the Sultan of Brunei, the ultimate owner of both hotels

Local policing in Vincent Square

None of us were happy about the spike in rough sleeping and associated antisocial behaviour, soup runs and drug-crime around Christmas, near the Cathedral and beyond.