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Westminster City Council - Launch #DontBeIdle campaign

Did you know that by simply turning off your engine you can help to reduce asthma, heart disease and lung cancer? Car Idling contributes to premature deaths and health issues in Marylebone.  If everyone makes a small change, it will help make a BIG difference. Your car idling produces up to 150 balloons of emissions containing harmful chemicals like cyanide, NOx and PM2.5 every minute.  'Air Marshals' patrolling Westminster can now issue motorists with an £80 Penalty Charge Notice if they leave their engines idling when they park up. Air marshals will target delivery drivers, taxis and members of the public who fail to turn their engines off when they pull to the side of the road if they refuse to do so they will be fined. 

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Tall Buildings- A Changing Environment

Tall Buildings- A Changing Environment

Westminster Council’s policy approach to tall buildings was, until recently, informed by a High Buildings Study which was undertaken in 2001. This was opened up slightly by the 2015 City Plan Revision, but even that concluded that the most appropriate location for tall buildings was the Paddington Opportunity Area and identified very limited scope for new tall buildings in the rest of Westminster, due to the settled character of the ‘townscape’ and significant concentration of heritage assets.

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Baker Street Two Way scheme - Works begin 24th July

Baker Street Two Way scheme - Works begin 24th July

The Baker Street Two Way works are due to begin on the 24th July.The junction modifications will continue until late 2018. The switch to two way working will begin in early 2019.

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Oxford Street consultation deadline approaches plus 'Road Shows'

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Baker Street Two Way Scheme given go-ahead

The scheme received Cabinet approval from Westminster City Council on 30 May and work could now begin as early as July, with a completion time of 18 months.

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Marylebone Library moving to new location

Marylebone library will close at its current location on Beaumont Street on Sunday 25 June and re-open at its new temporary location on 9-11 New Cavendish Street on a date to be announced as soon as possible.

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