Bell Street shop fronts need sorting out

Bell Street in Church St Ward is the forgotten street between Edgware Rd and Marylebone station, where we could do with some of the shop fronts being sorted out through…

Road safety improvements @CityWestminster

Road safety in the Central London borough of the City of Westminster will be improved vastly in 2022 with two initiatives. Firstly TfL’s 20 mile a hour limit on red…

Pollarding in W9 too extreme?

Is such extreme pollarding justified at all in W9? When you look at the skyline of Little Venice & Maida Vale it can be quite shocking to see our trees…

Costly Marble Arch Mound fiasco

As the fiasco of #MarbleArchMound closes today we should not forget @CityWestminster spent £6 million on this project with some 250,000 visitors. Thats is £24 per visitor paid via council…

London’s part in the Liberation of Bangladesh

Fifty years ago, London played a key role in the formation of the state of Bangladesh and in a recent walking tour of three key London sites during the Liberation…

Derelict telephone kiosks in Little Venice

In Little Venice,W9 we have a number of derelict red telephone boxes in the neighbourhood, that desperately need repairing – on the corner of Formosa St and Bristol Gardens, on…

Why are so many post boxes closed in W9?

Normally at this time of the year, we like to go to our local post box to send our Christmas cards but alas this has been denied to folk in…

Paddington is not Canary Wharf – Baltic Wharf

  I have the following objections to the revised Travis Perkins/Unite Students proposals, as follows: Gross Overdevelopment of the site The defining feature of the Paddington Basin area is the…

Little Venice Labour urge Mayor of London to refuse scheme for Paddington Green

We’re urging the Mayor of London to use his powers to refuse permission for Berkeley Homes to build three mega blocks, including one of 32 stories, on the site of…

First red plaque in W9

Now we have many blue plaques in Paddington in both W9 & W2 parts but this morning we had our first red plaque in W9 put up along Clifton Gardens…