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

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

Westminster Matters: Leader's Update March 2019

Westminster Matters: An update from Cllr Nickie Aiken, Leader of Westminster City Council

It has been an incredibly busy time since I last updated you on the work of Conservative-run Westminster City Council.

A supporting hand for those sleeping on the streets

Sadly we continue to see an increase in the number of rough sleepers on our streets. Westminster attracts more than the next four boroughs combined. Being the “capital of the capital” has always meant more people bedding down on our streets.

Rubbish dumping in Fitzrovia

There have long been problems with rubbish being dumped on many of the streets in Fitzrovia and East Marylebone as well as issues with rubbish being left at the wrong times.

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.