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.  Our main objection is the direct loss of heritage assets within the Hanway Street Conservation Area (City of Westminster). We are also concerned about pedestrian congestion in Rathbone Place …

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.  To view the applications download the pdf file: bloomsbury-planning-03-16-August-2015 Licensing applications open for consultation in the whole of Camden are here. The latest planning applications can always be found at camden.gov.uk/planning and licensing at camden.gov.uk/licensing

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.  The latest planning applications and their status are always available to view at westminster.gov.uk/planning ; There are several temporary event notices for events at: Jack & Alice, 21 Foley Street, London …

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. Cotton, ink, beads, glue. Approx. 23.5cm diameter, 3.3cm high. Condition: excellent, used. This is being …

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 Cultural Art Project at Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Association, 2012.  Cotton, beads, woven ribbon, gauze, wood. Approx. …

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 by the Mola tradition in Coloumbia, this was handmade by women at the Cultural Art …

For sale – Inspired by Colombian Gold: Appliqué and embroidered panel

This lovely appliqué and embroidery panel, showing two black parrots and one yellow duck on a red 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 by the Mola tradition in Colombia this was handmade by women at the …