News from Marylebone

We can send you updates when news items are posted here.
Click on the 'Subscribe to News Postings envelope' (below right)
We will then send you a email as soon as any news updates appear here.

Latest News on Oxford Street

The following question was raised at a full Council Meeting Wednesday 18th April 2018

Can the Council assure us that the current status of the Oxford Street project is not a pre-election pause but a full review of the project?

Councillor Daniel Astaire - Cabinet Member for Planning and Public Realm replied “When I took over responsibility for the Oxford Street agenda, the results of the consultation had just been received.  Despite the errors, which led to its reopening, it was clear that the overwhelming majority of Westminster’s residents and businesses were opposed to the concept. TfL and the Mayor are the main proponents of the changes to the street, but it belongs to the Council and the decision rests with us.  I have informed them (much to some surprise) that detailed work on a scheme is to be stopped.  They had even wanted to appoint an artist to design street concept art, but I have stopped this too.
At present, there is no scheme nor a proposal which is acceptable to the Council.  There are, as I see it three hurdles for there to be any scheme for full consultation:-

...
Continue reading
537 Hits

Latest on Oxford Street Project

The following question was raised at a full Council Meeting Wednesday 18th April 2018

Can the Council assure us that the current status of the Oxford Street project is not a pre-election pause but a full review of the project?

Continue reading
227 Hits
0 Comments

Errors Admitted in Oxford Street Consultation

Following pressure from bodies including the Marylebone Association, neighbouring residents' groups and Westminster City Council, Transport for London has issued the following statement:-

...
Continue reading
318 Hits
0 Comments

Call to Withdraw Oxford Street Consultation

Very serious issues are emerging with the TfL Oxford Street Consultation which has been subject to a series of blunders including the loss of a number of correctly submitted responses including that of the Marylebone Association and the Fitzrovia West Neighbourhood Forum, two of the key stakeholders in the area most affected by the pedestrianisation proposals. We are now therefore confronted with the prospect of receiving all the Oxford Street traffic without even having had our say against it. This cannot be fair.

...
Continue reading
476 Hits
0 Comments

Recent Comments

Marylebone Association rejects the current proposals for Oxford Street
01 February 2018
Thank you for the excellent work you and your members have done in highlighting the major problems a...
Update to Fibre Optic Broadband rollout in Marylebone
06 November 2017
Yes, I asked for the cheapest residential and that’s what they quoted
Update to Fibre Optic Broadband rollout in Marylebone
06 November 2017
Just after I decided to move out of my flat on Devonshire Street, I received a flyer from BT indicat...

News Index

Traffic
Traffic
69 post(s)
Police Liaison
Police Liaison
10 post(s)
Planning
Planning
75 post(s)
Licensing
Licensing
7 post(s)
Families
Families
6 post(s)
City Management
City Management
20 post(s)
Business Liaison
Business Liaison
11 post(s)
Marylebone News
Marylebone News
115 post(s)
Marylebone Forum
Marylebone Forum
13 post(s)
Community
Community
34 post(s)
Business News
Business News
15 post(s)
Art & Culture
Art & Culture
5 post(s)

Latest on Twitter

MaryleboneAssoc RT @freyapurdue: New Painting at the Marylebone Church Crypt, Contemporary British painting show! https://t.co/p732qFeVGu
7hretweetfavorite
MaryleboneAssoc RT @MaryleboneLEN: We have extended our deadline to comment on our proposals for greening and a better walking environment until 6th Januar…
7hretweetfavorite

E-Newsletter

Subscribe to our e-Newsletter or change your preferences

* indicates required

View previous newsletters.