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On your bike!

We want to make Westminster one of the most cycle friendly parts of the capital. Not only is it good for your heath, getting pollutant traffic off our streets is one of the main ways we’re going to improve air quality.

Dockless bikes across Westminster

Dockless bikes such as Lime Bike, Mobike and oBike, not to be confused with the ‘Boris Bikes’ can often be seen left on our streets. Although Westminster promotes active and sustainable journeys and encourages people to walk and cycle, it has not given these multiple dockless cycle hire operators

Update on Glastonbury House

A huge amount of work is being done in Glastonbury House, the tall building at the top of Warwick Way which provides sheltered housing for our older residents. The work in this Council-run block includes installation of a sprinkler system, replacement of external cladding, creation of an indoor s

Reporting suspicious behaviour to the police

We are often asked by residents about the best way to report suspicious behaviour to the Police. We have consulted them and been told that if a crime is in the process of taking place then you should ring ‘999’. If the offence has happened, then you should ring ‘101’. 

Black Bins - We Asked, You answered

In our recent e-newsletter, we asked for your views on whether you would like the Council to remove the black bins for waste and recycling in Pimlico and concentrate instead on the twice weekly on-street refuse collections only.

Electric vehicles and car sharing

Given the increased media attention to environmental issues, we are frequently asked about what WCC is doing to help. We have a range of initiatives including providing more electric vehicle charging points than any other London borough.

Striving to improve Pimlico's air quality

We share residents’ concerns about the poor air quality in Pimlico. We are delighted that the Council’s #DontBeIdle campaign to persuade more drivers to turn off their engines while parked at the kerb is going from strength to strength.

Watching over Westminster

The following article originally appeared in the Summer 2019 edition of Victoria magazine.