Tag Archives: Housing

Rough sleeping in Fitzrovia: autumn 2016

We estimate that there were at least 40 people sleeping rough on the streets in our neighbourhood on a typical night during the autumn of 2016. 

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Our comments on proposed changes to Camden Planning Guidance 2: Housing

Camden Council proposes changes to the current planning guidance. Our association strongly objects to some of the proposals in CPG2. Specifically we strongly object to paragraph 2.102 and paragraph 2.120A. 

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Fitzrovia Charity Appeal 2014

Dear Neighbours Please help us to continue our work by donating some money to us this New Year. We have secured much of the funding to continue our work for another year but we need to ask people to make … Continue reading

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We need more than 17.1 percent affordable housing from Rathbone Place development

The former Royal Mail delivery centre in Rathbone Place goes to Westminster Council’s planning committee this Tuesday (ref 13/04844/FULL). The proposal is to create a mix of offices, retail, restaurants and housing on the site around a central open space. … Continue reading

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Looking for somewhere to live in Fitzrovia?

Fitzrovia has seen huge rent rises in recent years and a lot of property speculation and people buying as investments. Many ordinary people have been forced out of the area by rising rents. Same for small businesses. Around 70 percent … Continue reading

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We will shortly be moving to new premises

During the spring of 2013 we will be leaving the Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Centre at 39 Tottenham Street — our home since 1975 — and moving into new premises in Percy Street. We will make an official announcement about this shortly … Continue reading

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We will be closed for advice this Tuesday 5 February for staff training

Our advice and information service will be closed this Tuesday to enable staff to attend welfare rights training. Our women-only drop-in session on Wednesday will be open as usual from 11am to 1pm. Our Tuesday advice sessions will be open … Continue reading

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Older Fitzrovia Newsletter August 2012

OLDER FITZROVIA NEWSLETTER   August 2012 Time to Sing has been very popular. It will continue for the first two Mondays in August (6th and 13th) 11-12.30 in August at Fitzrovia Court, 24 Carburton St W1W 5AS. Come and have fun … Continue reading

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Why our housing advice service is so important

It’s been a difficult couple of weeks and our advice service remains busy with enquiries about housing. In March we supported three tenants against a very large rent increase — the landlord wanted to triple the rent for one of … Continue reading

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Summary of our response to Westminster City Council’s draft tenancy strategy consultation

This is a summary of our response to the draft tenancy strategy and has been prepared by one of our trustees and one of our advice and development workers.

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