Our advice service will be closed on Tuesday 2 February

Our advice service will be closed on Tuesday 2 February 2016 to carry out administration work. Our drop-in advice service will be open again from 10am to 1pm on Tuesday 9 February 2016.

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Westminster planning applications in Fitzrovia, 4-17 January 2016

There were 11 planning applications in the Westminster part of Fitzrovia between 4 and 17 January 2016.  Continue reading

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Camden planning applications in Bloomsbury and Fitzrovia, 4-17 January 2016

There were 23 planning applications registered by Camden Council from 4 to 17 January 2016 in Bloomsbury ward; and one licensing application in Fitzrovia.

To view the applications download the pdf file: bloomsbury-planning-4-17-january-2016

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Initial response to updated plans for Edgware Road to Fitzrovia cycle quietway

Our comments about the updated plans for the Central London Cycle Grid Quietway from Edgware Road to FitzroviaContinue reading

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Westminster planning and licensing applications in Fitzrovia, 30 November 2015 to 3 January 2016

There were 25 planning applications validated in the Westminster part of Fitzrovia between 30 November 2015 and 3 January 2016.  Continue reading

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Camden planning and licensing applications in Bloomsbury and Fitzrovia, 30 November 2015 to 3 January 2016

There were 37 planning applications registered by Camden Council from 26 October to 29 November 2015 in Bloomsbury ward; and one licensing application in Fitzrovia. Continue reading

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From our archive: John Constable’s house at 76 Charlotte Street

The landscape painter John Constable (1776-1837) lived and worked in this house at 76 Charlotte Street. There was a plaque on the building placed by the London County Council stating that John Constable “died here”.

Front of Georgian house.

John Constable’s house at 76 Charlotte Street.

These photographs from our archive were taken during the early 1960s by a person unknown. If you look carefully at the pictures you will see clues to nearby buildings some of which remain today.  Continue reading

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We contributed to BBC programme about Crossrail 2

Two members of Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Association appeared in a short BBC TV feature about plans for Crossrail 2 at Rathbone Place, part of proposals to expand the Tottenham Court Road station.

Rathbone Place.Trustees and volunteers Linus Rees and Pete Whyatt spoke to BBC reporter Mark Jordan about how Crossrail 1 has affected the district and about how property developers are hoping to cash in on Crossrail 2. Continue reading

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We must stop the closure of West End Children’s Centre

We have written to Westminster City Council’s West End Ward Councillors — Paul Church, Jonathan Glanz, and Glenys Roberts — to ask them to stop the closure of West End Children’s CentreContinue reading

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Response to Crossrail 2 consultation: Tottenham Court Road station

Below is our response to the Crossrail 2 consultation.

Our association is strongly opposed to the plans for a Crossrail 2 station entrance at Rathbone Place.  Continue reading

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