Turning St Mary’s Churchyard into another Paddington St Gardens?

Anyone who goes to fashionable Marylebone will know there is a lovely public gardens just off Paddington Street, where shoppers, workers and students use to relax over lunchtime and late…

Old Oak Common the new Paddington of 21st century?

  If there is one thing Old Oak Common has got as a terminus site for HS2 in London, is numerous rail and tube links across the whole of Greater…

Time for Workplace Parking Levy in Central London?

With the GLA precept in the our Council Tax expected to increase by almost another 10 per cent this year during a cost of living crisis, you would think that…

Ethnic & religious make up of Westminster

The population of Westminster is 205,087 according to mid-2021 population figures published by ONS. It covers an area of 21 square kilometres (8 square miles) and has a population density…

Happy 160th birthday Tube but…..

Happy birthday greetings are certainly due to the Tube system in London started 160 years ago between Paddington and Farringdon to connect up GWR Paddington Railway Station to Central London…

The day Pele came to Paddington

With the recent passing of Pele (Edson Arantes do Nascimento), like many of the boys l grew up with, in the neighbourhood immediately remembered the day, the king of the…

Victory Day for Bangladesh – Lest we forget

It was good to commemorate those that made the ultimate sacrifice in the liberation of Bangladesh, the unfinished business of partition in 1947,¬† just over 50 years ago. I have…

Edgware Rd bus cuts

Thankfully the rerouting of the 205 was saved in the recent prospective cuts to bus routes in Central London, permitting integrated¬†transport links to be maintained between bus, rail and tube…

“Brown flight” in England & Wales @Census2021

  With the ethnic make up results of the Census in 2021 now available, we can now look at the figures for the size of the Bangladeshi community in England…

Brent or Camden – which would you prefer to be in with?

So which parliamentary seat would you like to be in with Brent or Camden?¬† Its a question many residents in Little Venice, Maida Vale and Church St in the City…