West End

About our ward

West End Ward covers the iconic areas of Mayfair, Soho and Fitzrovia. In Oxford Street and Regent Street, it includes some of Britain’s busiest shopping areas, and is famous as the home of the country’s Theatreland. The Ward also contains many of London’s top creative industries, from Saville Row, famous for its tailoring, to Cork Street, famous for its contemporary art. It is one of the world’s most vibrant areas with millions of visitors each year.

If you’d like more information on the activities in West End Ward, or if you live or work locally and would like to join the Association, please contact the Ward Chairman, Michael Case by email.

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Our local team

Chairman: tbc

Vice Chairman: tbc

Hon Secretary: tbc

Councillors: Tim Barnes & Jonathan Glanz 

 

People

Jonathan Glanz

Jonathan Glanz has lived and worked in the West End for many years. He is currently Lead Member for Broadband and the Digital Economy and Chairman of the Family and People Services Policy and Scrutiny Committee.

Tim Barnes

Having moved to the area around Fitzrovia while a student at UCL, Tim now lives in Soho. 

News

Better broadband for Soho

Westminster City Council and Community Fibre have announced the roll out of new “ultrafast” broadband across Soho. The faster, cheaper services will be available to residents and businesses. West End Councillor Jonathan Glanz is WCC’s lead for Broadband. He has pushed hard for new services.

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.

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.