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Live or work in Fitzrovia? Have your say on the transformation of Oxford Street

Westminster Council and Transport for London are asking for people’s views on changes to Oxford Street that could mean all motor traffic and pedal cycles could be banned from the shopping street. If the plans go ahead, taxis, buses and … Continue reading

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Older Fitzrovia newsletter, October 2016

Tea and Cakes on a Sunday!  Will be back this Sunday, 25 September 3-5pm at Honey & Co, 25a Warren St W1T 5LZ – and again on Sunday 23 October, 3-5pm. Itamar and the staff are looking forward to welcoming … 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. Trustees and volunteers Linus Rees and Pete Whyatt spoke … Continue 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. 

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Camden planning and licensing applications in Bloomsbury and Fitzrovia, 3 to 16 August 2015

There were 19 planning applications registered by Camden Council from 3 to 16 August 2015 in Bloomsbury ward. 

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All the fun of the Festival

This past month we turned the Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Centre over to a celebration of the life and history of the area with another well-attended Fitzrovia Festival. We held exhibitions of community art, organised guided walks and discussed radical politics and the … Continue reading

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Westminster planning and licensing applications in Fitzrovia, 1-14 June 2015

There were 9 planning applications validated in the Westminster part of Fitzrovia between 1 and 14 June 2015.   To view the list of planning and licensing applications see below. 

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For sale – Ming-inspired Cloth-mache Plate

Cloth-mache plate inspired by porcelin designs at the Ming exhibition at the British Museum, 2014 and displayed in the Great Court that year. Embroidery and block-print cloth, semi-moulded. Handmade by women at the Cultural Art Project at Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Association.

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For sale – Handmade embroidered Bengali fan: Nakshi pakha

Embroidered Nakshi pakha, or fine traditional Bengali fan with gold gauze frill was displayed at Shoreditch’s Rich Mix Centre in 2012, as part of the 40th anniversary celebrations of Bangladesh Independence in London. It was handmade by women at the … Continue reading

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For sale – Inspired by Colombian Gold: lovely appliqué panel

This lovely appliqué and embroidery panel, showing tortoise and a fish on a dark blue background was created to exhibit with the Colombian Gold exhibition at the British Museum and displayed in the Great Court while it was on. Inspired … Continue reading

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