• 10/01/2021

    Birds of a feather in Central London

    In recent times it has become not unusual to see seagulls and parakeets in the sky’s of Central London feeding off the goodies available. In Hyd...
  • 02/03/2018

    Ruined skyline of Little Venice

    With the Brunel Building & Dudley Tower going up in Paddington Basin, it is becoming quite apparent what the visual impact is going to be in Littl...
  • 07/09/2017

    Garden Bridge – A bridge to far fo...

    A full investigation is required to find out why so much public money was wasted and make sure it never happens again but while the Garden Bridge is d...

205 bus route changes does away with integrated transport

Incredibly the 205 proposed bus route changes along the Euston & Marylebone Rd does away with its links between four rail terminus of KIng’s Cross, Euston, Marylebone, Paddington ( as…

Stop bashing Bangladeshi’s voters

  Recently on watching Sunday morning the BBC London Politics program (29th May 2022), there was a package on “family voting” that unduly concentrated on Tower Hamlets, that is Bangladeshi…

“On the buses” or not for No 16!

The bus services in W9 have already been reduced if we remember that the No 414 has stopped going down the Edgware Rd from Marble Arch into W9 since last…

LFS response to July 2021 flood questions

After a pretty lousy scrutiny meeting on the floods last year by Westminster Council, where very little questions were asked of the London Fire Service, l decided to ask my…

Carnage of bus services in Central London cuts proposed

We have already seen the impact of bus services been eliminated in W9 with the 414 not going beyond Marble Arch anymore since last November but the proposed reduction of…

Great to see @Crossrail in Paddington but why did it take so long?

Now in my old school days in Paddington, l can vaguely remember the London Rail Study of 1974 suggesting the need for a rail link through Central London. When l…

New dawn beckons for Labour in City of Westminster

After a hard day knocking up residents in Little Venice Ward on polling day, l went to the count in Vincent Square to see the results of the Local Elections…

Was the control panel switched on?

  The headline of the Westminster Extra on the “floods – next time switch on the pumps” makes us wonder whether the Maida Vale Floods alleviation Scheme was even switched on…

Update – Derelict telephone boxes in W9

  We have managed to get moved one of the derelict telephone kiosks at Warrington Gardens,W9 but there are still a number of red telephones boxes in W9 – Shirland…

Cycle hangars in Westminster

A great report on London’s Cycle Hangars by Fare City shows how the City of Westminsters hangars compare with other London boroughs. In a nutshell, Westminster has 137 cycle hangars…