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

An New, easier to use Website

Since the election residents have been telling us about the frustrations they have with the Council’s website and online services. We agreed with them and dedicated an entire cabinet portfolio to improving our online offer.

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

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’. 

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.

Marking Dementia Week

The number of people living with dementia is increasing year upon year and we must do more as a nation to make our most vulnerable citizens and their families feel safe and cherished.

Clean Air for All

Air quality is just as much of a priority for you as it is for us - this is why it is at the top of our agenda for Westminster.

Idling vehicles are some of the worst offenders when it comes to dirtying the air we breathe, so Westminster Conservatives are cracking down on them hard.

GLA Conservatives unveil third 'Cost of Khan' report

This week we have published our annual audit of Sadiq Khan's record as Mayor of London. For the past three years, Khan has squandered the unique opportunity the mayoralty provides to improve Londoners' lives across our city.